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WELCOME TO KNOX County Farm Bureau

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

Illinois Coalition Urges Congressional Action, Rewrite of WOTUS Rule

Jul 01, 2015

Business and farm groups object to federal agencies’ illegal PR campaign, “gotcha” regulation   Last year, Illinois business and farm groups came together to oppose the pr...

Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds U.S. House for Passing TPA

Jun 18, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 18, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is pleased the  U.S. House of Representatives passed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to keep U.S....

Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Jun 17, 2015

The American Farm Bureau Federation is taking applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge through June 30th. Entrepreneurs can compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challen...

In Trans Fat Decision, FDA Adds Time for High Oleic Soybean Oil to Meet Market Needs

Jun 16, 2015

WASHINGTON (June 16, 2015) – Following a final ruling from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today that rescinds the generally regarded as safe (GRAS) designation for partially hydrogenated ...


Jun 11, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Illinois Farm Bureau members, staff, and agriculture industry professionals are invited to attend the 2015 Illinois Farm Bureau Commodities Conference, titled “Farming:...

Meet the 2015 Intern

Jun 04, 2015

My name is Bailey Austin and I am the 2015 summer intern for the Knox County Farm Bureau. I am from Knoxville, IL. I am working on my second year at Carl Sandburg and transferring to Monmouth College ...

Spring Adopted Classroom Visit

Jun 04, 2015

        Ms. Aggie – Teresa Sanford-Shipplett and Ms. Farmer – Mary Beth Bowman traveled to Chicago and visited St. Symphorosa School.  They met with s...

2015 Farm Bureau 4-H Fair Events

Jun 04, 2015

Ice Cream Social The Knox County Farm Bureau will be serving ice cream under the Grandstand at the 4-H Fair on Saturday, July 11th following the rocket launch. The rocket launch begins at 4:00 pm, ...

IDOA Trade Mission Designed to Increase Foreign Sales for State\'s Export-Dependent Agriculture Industry

Jun 01, 2015

  Springfield, IL--The Illinois Department of Agriculture is hosting 33 international buyers from China, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Thailand and Vietnam, June 1-3, in an effort ...

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...

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...

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...

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