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180 S. Soangetaha Rd.    Galesburg, IL 61401     Phone: 309-342-2036    Fax: 309-342-4136  

 

KCFB Membership Dues Notice

Your County Farm Bureau®, the Illinois Farm Bureau® and COUNTRY Financial® have worked together to make it easier for Associate members who are also COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company® or COUNTRY Preferred Insurance Company® customers to pay their membership dues. Beginning January 2015, your annual county/Illinois Farm Bureau membership dues will be included with your insurance premium in one billing for most personal lines policies. From then on, you will only need to make one easy payment to COUNTRY Financial and we’ll take care of the rest!

KNOX County Farm Bureau News

Statement from the Illinois Farm Bureau Regarding EPA’s Final Waters of the United States Rule

May 27, 2015

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding the waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation finalized today by the U.S. Environmental Protection...


ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT ENTRIES TO 2015 MEMBER PHOTO CONTEST

May 20, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) is once again asking its members to bring rural life into focus by taking and submitting pictures for the annual member photography contest. ...


ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU TO LAUNCH HOMEGROWN BY HEROES PROGRAM

May 18, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) and Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will host a first-of-its-kind statewide gathering for organizations that wish to serve military v...


Knox County Farm Bureau to Host Informational Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Meeting

May 15, 2015

GALESBURG Ill. — The Knox County Farm Bureau is partnering with the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (CBMP) to host a Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) meeting June 8 at 8 a.m...


Ms. Farmer’s Report

May 15, 2015

Spring has arrived at last.  It has been interesting to watch the fields being prepared and planted.  One fourth grade school studied trees this month.  Students learned about coniferou...


ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR AGRICHEMICAL CONTAINERS

May 15, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agrichemical facilities to save their empty agrichemical containers.  The department announced today it...


Container Garden Grant

Apr 23, 2015

The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program and the IAA Foundation, along with the Illinois Farm Bureau® have released the names of the 2015 Container Garden Grant Winners. Lindsey Peters...


Women’s Committee Sponsors Baby Born during Ag Month

Apr 21, 2015

March is Illinois Ag Month and again this year the Knox County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee honored the first baby born during the month. On March 1st, baby girl Skyler was born at OSF St. Mary...


Don Teel Scholarship

Apr 20, 2015

The Don Teel Scholarship is a product of many who were privileged to experience the contribution Don made to agriculture. Members of Knox County agricultural organization and individuals have joined t...


Grain Bin Safety Training Site

Sep 15, 2014

The Grain Bin Safety Training Site is nearly complete at the Galesburg Fire Department Hawthorne Centre. This site will provide a location for many area fire departments to train for grain bin entrapm...


KCFB Director Stevens hosts Brazilian Farmers

Sep 15, 2014

Knox County Farm Bureau Director Monica Stevens hosted a group of about 40 Brazilian farmers in early August. She and her parents, Glenn and Judy, shared the history of their Stevens Polled Shorthorns...


Flack Awarded Thomas Lincoln Scholarship

Apr 2, 2014

Mason Flack of Oneida has been chosen by the Knox County Farm Bureau Foundation Board of Directors as the 2014 recipient of the Thomas Lincoln Scholarship.  Mason is the son of John and Rhonda Fl...


Support Knox County Farm Bureau Foundation by Drinking Prairie Farms Milk

Nov 4, 2013

The Knox County Farm Bureau Foundation is now part of the Prairie Farms Our Caps Your Cause program and is looking for your support. For every cap entered, the Foundation receives 5 cents to go toward...


Howard Tolley Receives Meitorious Service to Agriculture Award

Jul 12, 2013

Knox Agri Center President Rollie Moore presented the 2013 Meritorious Service to Agriculture Award to Howard Tolley on May 30th at Howard’s home in Galesburg. Howard and his wife, Marjorie...


You Can’t Have a Day Without Agriculture

Oct 10, 2012

You can’t have a day without agriculture. Those are the words you will see across a restored wagon in parades around the area. Agriculture education specialist Teresa Sanford, better known in th...


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