Thank you to all that shared in the evening for our 101st annual meeting. There were 186 people that RSVP'd for the event that was held at the Chester American Legion. Kevin Luthy, Board President, shared that he will be stepping down from the Board. Steve Stallman was awarded a plaque for his years of service as the Randolph County Farm Bureau Foundation President. Ron Deterding will take on these duties. New board members were elected, scholarship winners acknowledged, poster contest winners awarded prizes, and our guest speaker, Tami Schilling, shared her knowledge with the attendees. Butcher Block catered a nice meal as well. Thank you to everyone for making this evening a success.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 IFB 'power of numbers' highlights farmer views in Capitol Representing downstate districts continues to be a challenge, say two such General Assembly members, but Adopt-A-Legislator and other programs prove successful at educating urban legislators on property rights and other issues.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:35:00 'Too much of a good thing' Going beyond just giving Illinois soils a moisture recharge, record-setting rains result in widespread flooding.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:45:00
DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
For: Farm Bureau Members & Country Insurance Patrons
You are eligible to attend the AARP Driver Safety Program sponsored by the Randolph County Farm Bureau Women's Committee. The two-day course will be offered Thursday & Friday, April 26 & 27, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Randolph County Farm Bureau Building in Sparta. This course is designed to help you learn how to avoid driving hazards. Those 55 and older who qualify (have a driving record free of accidents and moving violations for a continuous 12 month period) and attend the entire two-day course are eligible for a discount on their auto insurance. Check with your insurance agent for the amount of discount that would apply to you. The enrollment fee is $15 per person if you are currently an AARP Member and have your card with you; or $20 if you do not have a AARP membership card with you. You must pre-register to attend. For more information or to enroll, contact the Farm Bureau Office at (618)443-4511. Space is limited, so sign up today. Deadline for registration is April 23, 2018.