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January

22
Soil Health Seminar, Mendota 8am-4pm
FFA/Young Farmer's Acquaintance Day, NIFB,
6-8pm

25, 26
2019 IFB Young Leader Conference, East Peoria, IL

31
Food for Thought

February

4
Dairy Revenue Protection, Marengo, 12pm

7
Board of Directors, 7pm

15
KCFB FOUNDATION Scholarship Apps Due

19
Water Test Kits Available (thru March 1)
Gov't Affairs Leadership Conference, Springfield

21
Ag Committee, County Admin. Bldg, 10am

25
Food Check-Out Challenge, Jewel-Osco, Batavia, 10:30am

26
KCFB Young Farmer Mtg, KCFB 6:30pm

28
Chili & Cornbread Cook-Off, 5:30pm

29-30
2019 Illinois Pork Expo, Springfield

All meetings are at the Kane County Farm Bureau, 2N710 Randall Rd., St. Charles, unless otherwise noted.

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10,000 Gallon CHALLENGE

We need your help to make our goal, please DONATE today!

The Kane County Farm Bureau FOUNDATION was established to promote education, leadership development and research in agricultural fields. The FOUNDATION awards thousands of dollars in scholarships and internships each year to area college students pursuing careers in one of Illinois’ largest Industries, agriculture.

To support the FOUNDATION'S mission, please make a tax deductible donation using the secure Paypal button above. You do NOT need to have a Paypal account to make a payment using this method.

 

Chili & Cornbread

Chili Contest Returns - February 28th

Come help the KCFB FOUNDATION celebrate National Chili Day, February 28th, by participating in our 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off, and Cornbread competition!

Categories: Best Homestyle Chili, Best Non-Traditional Chili, Best Wildlife Chili, Best Vegetarian Chili, and Best Cornbread

DOWNLOAD FORM HERE

Not a cook but still want to celebrate National Chili Day? Stop by the KCFB office at 5:30pm. A $5 donation will get you 6 tasting tickets for chili or cornbread.

*Judging begins @ 4:30pm with Eatin' to follow.

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Winner's Choice Raffle - Ring in the New Year with a Chance to WIN!

Tickets are now available for the KCFB FOUNDATION'S 2019 Winner's Choice Raffle.

What better way to start the year than by supporting the KCFB FOUNDATION and securing a chance to WIN!

The Grand Prize this year is a choice between a 1966 Ford 100 pick-up truck OR a 1956 Massey-Harris Model 333 farm tractor. Second and third prizes are $500 each (food and fuel gift cards).

Tickets are $20 or 3/$50 and ticket sales help provide Ag-in-the-Classroom programs as well as college scholarships for Kane County students.

Chili & Cornbread

FB Volunteer Event - Northern Illinois Food Bank

Join the Kane County Young Farmers at Northern Illinois Food Bank on Jan 22, 6-8pm, to repack food for redistribution to local food pantries. FFA members from area schools are invited too.

No experience necessary, just a genuine interest in farm and food related concerns. As this is a community service, and the fight against hunger can and should be waged by all, all Farm Bureau members, friends, and potential members, are welcome!

Call us at 630-584-8660 to RSVP.

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Private Well Testing in Februay

The KCFB and Kane/DuPage Soil & Water Conservation District are cooperating again to offer a water testing program in 2019.

Step 1 - Tuesday, February 19 thru Friday, March 1: pick up water test kits, payment due upon pick up.
Step 2 - Sunday, March 3: collect water sample
Step 3 - Monday, March 4: return water sample to Farm Bureau or Kane/DuPage Soil & Water Conservation District.

A. Basic Package (Nitrate Package) - $45.00
B. Pesticide Screen - $80.00
C. Metals - $95.00

*Results are mailed directly to your home.

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Lemon Rosemary Pork Roast - January Featured Product

The special for January is a box containing 3 individually wrapped 24 oz boneless pork roasts cut from the most tender part of the pork loin.

The special is offered for $20 to Farm Bureau members, non members pay $23, and PLUS Status members always receive a 5% discount on edible products at the Farm Bureau.

Ag Days at Mooseheart

In Search for the best local deals ever?
Check your IFB Benefits App.

 

The new Illinois Farm Bureau Membership Benefits app offers over 300,000 discounts! Search the app store on your device to download this new Farm Bureau members benefit app and start saving at many of the local stores you already frequent in the Fox River Valley, and beyond.

More info at http://ilfb.abenity.com or call 630 584-8660

 

 
Farm Toys

Farm Toy of the Month @ KCFB's Country Store

We just can't get enough of combines! The KCFB Country Store has over 15 different combine farm toys in stock, in all of your favorite "colors" (Case, John Deere, and New Holland).

This month we are featuring the John Deere 7720 Titan II Combine from ERTL. This 1/64th, die-cast metal replica is perfect for ages 3+ and comes with a grain head attached and two separate corn heads to keep your little farmer busy for hours.

Regular price is $20.99, but visit our lobby Farm Bureau Country Store during the month of January, and you can save an extra 10% off by downloading the IFB Benefits app from Abenity OR showing us the app on your smart phone.


Kane County Farm Bureau is a not-for-profit membership association serving members, local agricultural producers and Kane County communities since 1912. With over 15,000 member families, Farm Bureau membership is open to all in Kane County who support a stable, profitable and permanent agricultural sector as a vital part of a strong economy in a free society.

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