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Here you will find the latest and most up-to-date information about the County Farm Bureau and the services it offers you, as a member.

The Bureau County Farm Bureau is located at 535 Elm Place in Princeton, IL.

Our mailing address is P.O. Box 190, Princeton, IL 61356

Our hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact the office by calling 815-875-6468 or e-mail at bcfb@comcast.net



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Upcoming Bureau County Events

Trip Preview Meeting- August 16

Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the upcoming spectacular and exciting six-day, five-night trip to Iceland Adventure, September 23-28 and October 1-6.  READ MORE

SAFE Training - August 19

Agriculture is the most dangerous industry. Each year unnecessary deaths and injuries affect farmers and their families, farm employees, and rescuers.  Emergency responders often lack knowledge of the nature of farm machinery and farm animals, chemicals, and farm structures.  For this reason the Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus along with the Kewanee Fire Department will be sponsoring a course for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Bureau, Henry, and Stark counties. READ MORE

 

Nutrient Field Day- August 22

Nutrient Stewardship of Northern Illinois and its partners are proud to announce their summer field day. Events will take place on- Indian Township, Section 36 location (1/2 mile south of the Kentville Road on 1725 E Street).  This farm is owned by Robert Kenney and Helen Kenney and farmed by the Todd Wright Family. The field day will take place on Tuesday, August 22nd with registration starting at 8:30am and programs at 9am.  READ MORE 

IFB District IV Meeting- August 28

Plans have been finalized for the 2017 District 4 meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Bureau County Farm Bureau, 535 Elm Place, Princeton.  READ MORE


Defensive Driving- September 6-7

The Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course on Wednesday and Thursday, September 6-7 at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center in Kewanee at 404 East Third Street, from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. READ MORE




Bureau County Farm Bureau News

Foundation Fundraising Events A Success

The eighth annual Bureau and Lee County Ag in the Classroom Golf outing was on June 29th at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Princeton and the Sixth annual Bureau County Tractor Trek was held Sunday, June 25th in the southern part of Bureau County.  READ MORE 

First Annual Master Showmanship Contest Held

What a great turnout for our 1st Annual Master Showmanship Contest on Friday, July 21 at the Bureau County 4-H Fair.  The Master Showmanship Contest tests individual’s skills and knowledge of showing beef, swine and sheep.  READ MORE 

Summer Intern Wraps up Her Duties

Hello! My name is Alexa Jacobs and I am the 2017 Bureau County Farm Bureau Summer Intern. This summer I have had the privilege of interning for Jill Frueh at the Farm Bureau and learning about what the Farm Bureau organization does in our community. READ MORE

Bureau County AgVocate Award Winner Named

During July's Beef and Ag Days in Princeton, the Bureau County Farm Bureau awarded the second annual Bureau County AgVocate Award.  This award provides an opportunity for Bureau County Farm Bureau to recognize families and/or individuals who have made an impact on Bureau County agriculture through leadership and service. READ MORE

Seven students receive Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships

Seven Bureau County students will receive financial assistance from the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation to help cover costs associated with continuing their education. The Foundation Board of Directors has named Skyler Brazel of Tiskilwa, Chase Gripp of Sheffield, Kaitlyn Hildebrand of Ohio, Alexa Jacobs of Walnut, Luke Schultz of Princeton, Malena Wheeler of Tiskilwa and Cole Wright of Bradford as the 2017 recipients of the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships. READ MORE

Water Testing Program Available

The Bureau County Farm Bureau, has teamed up with Nutrient Stewardship of Northern Illinois to host free water testing open house days for private landowners and operators. Beginning in June, an open house from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. will be held each Friday at the Bureau County Farm Bureau, 535 Elm Place, in Princeton. READ MORE


Plat Books and Rural Directories Available

The 2017 Rockford Map plat book accurately displays parcel boundaries, acreage data, roadways, waterways, railways, section lines, municipal boundaries, and includes an index to owners. An additional map feature included in the new plat book is aerial map images. An aerial map lies opposite each township parcel map, and is very useful in providing a quick gauge to the use of a particular parcel. Latitude/Longitude grids for GPS reference are also provided along with a rural addressing grid.  READ MORE

Bureau County 100 Year Commemorative Books Available

One hundred years of Bureau County Farm Bureau history has come alive through the new “Celebrating 100 Years” book.  These commemorative books are now available for purchase for $5.00 at the Bureau County Farm Bureau office.  With over 200 pictures in the 76 page book you are sure to find pictures that will bring back many memories. Be sure to stop in to purchase your copy today.  READ MORE


FOID Card Application Changes

*Due to the following change the Bureau County Farm Bureau will no longer be offering FOID card services.  We apologize for any inconvience.*

The Illinois State Police (ISP) announced on March 6, 2015, the agency will now be accepting on-line FOID applications, to provide a more streamlined modernized application process.  READ MORE

Board Members Needed

If you are a Voting member of the Bureau County Farm Bureau and are looking for a way to become more involved in your community please consider serving on the board of directors for the Bureau County Farm Bureau.  READ MORE