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Warren-Henderson Takes on the 10 Gallon Milk Challenge’
2019 Young Leader Conference AgendaJanuary 25-26
Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center
Join us for a weekend of fun and learning, including a Collegiate Networking Event, Perfectly Painted Sign Painting Workshop, Harvest for All Fun Night, Silent Auction, Live Auction, and DJ/Line Dancing. Featured Keynote Speakers will be Jolene Brown and Kent Rader. You won't want to miss it!
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Tyne Morgan to Headline Women in Agriculture ConferenceThe Women in Agriculture Conference committee is pleased to announce that Tyne Morgan will headline the 8th annual Women in Agriculture Conference in Rock Island on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Morgan was named the first female host of U.S. Farm Report in 2014. During her address she will focus on news and policy that is shaping the agriculture industry.
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GET TO KNOW US
‘Get to Know Us’ is a feature of some of our Farm Bureau Young Leaders and volunteers. We hope to share what agriculture means to those featured, share the variety of agricultural jobs/careers in our surrounding areas, and have our communities get to know us a little better! December's feature is on: Jake Armstrong.
November's feature is on: Gayle Baker.
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Local Legislators Receive Friend of Ag AwardsState Representative Norine Hammond of the 93rd District, State Representative Randy Frese of the 94th District, Senator Jil Tracy of the 47th District, and Representative Cheri Bustos of the 17th District have all been recipients of Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR’s Friend of Agriculture Awards. The Friend of Agriculture award is given to sitting legislators running for re-election in the Illinois General Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives with proven records of fighting for farmers across Illinois. ACTIVATOR, Illinois Farm Bureau’s Political Involvement Fund, endorses candidates regardless of party affiliation who work to support farmers and the agriculture industry. ACTIVATOR is a voluntary, segregated, non-profit fund that has trustees from all country farm bureaus who vote to determine who receives Friend of Agriculture awards.
IFB Offers New Podcast
Fall Festival 5K Run
The Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Young Leaders and the Warren County Prime Beef Festival co-sponsored their 5th annual Fall Festival 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 8th. The race started at Bayer Research Center outside Monmouth and all along the countryside course signs with agriculture facts and jokes were posted.
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congratulations!Congratulations to the Frontline Genetics team of Caleb Weaver, Mark Sturgeon, Steve Evans, and Fred Steck for winning the 10th Annual Golf Outing on Saturday, August 18th. Thank you to all teams and sponsors for helping support Ag in the Classroom and Scholarship Programs for the McDonough County Farm Bureau Foundation, Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Foundation, and Tri-County Cattlemen.
The Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau® is a non-profit, membership organization. We one of 96 other Illinois county Farm Bureaus which make up the Illinois Farm Bureau. Each county Farm Bureau® is governed by their own board of directors consisting of farmer members.
Farm Bureau was originally organized to promote the most permanent and profitable system of agriculture possible as well as the education, social and financial welfare of its members. The organization has evolved into assisting farmers with legislative issues, providing leadership opportunities and educational programs, furnishing information on services and products and educating the general public about the agriculture industry.
We are a grassroots organization who takes direction from our members at the local level. The policies of the Illinois Farm Bureau are a result of resolutions submitted from county Farm Bureau®s and adopted by the voting delegation of farmer members at the Illinois Farm Bureau® annual meeting. We have both farmer (voting) members and non-farmer (associate, non-voting members). Anyone 18 years or older can become a member.
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news & events
December 17 - W-HFB Board Meeting, 1pm
December 24 - January 1 - Offices Closed
January 25-26 - Young Leader Conference in East Peoria
March 14 - Women in Agriculture Conferece @ Jumer's in Rock Island
1000 N Main Street in Monmouth
Hours > 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone: 309-734-9401 | Fax: 309-734-6097
406 E Main St in Stronghurst.
Hours when staff is present vary.