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Illusionist Magic Show at Lake Geneva

Illusionist Tristan Crist presents magic up-close and personal. Witness large illusions in an intimate setting at the Tristan Crist Magic Theatre in Lake Geneva, Wis. Farm Bureau has reserved seats for the Saturday evening April 23, 2022 show. Every seat is close to the action! The show is 65 minutes of Vegas-style ...read more

Prime Timers – History of Betty Crocker

Long before Martha Stewart, there was Betty Crocker. In 1950, her brand-new picture cookbook hit shelves. To date it has sold more than 75 million copies. Created in 1921 by a flour company, Better Crocker became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. Historian Leslie Goddard will look at how ...read more

Prime Timers – Farm Art Country Folk & Pop Music

Barb Sorensen’s latest album is “Farm Art” which features her original country folk and pop rock music. She will share her vocal and instrumental music with Farm Bureau Prime Timers on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. Barb offers fun, upbeat lyrics with some light humor. Her songs contain hints of her influences growing ...read more

Prime Timers – The Great American Songbook

Gavin Wilson and Roger Hintzsche will entertain members with a musical performance: “The “Great American Songbook” on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. The local musicians and vocalists will perform for Prime Timers at 1 p.m. in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Theater. Gavin Wilson will play trumpet while Roger plays guitar and ...read more

Pesticide Testing Dates Set for Farmers in 2022

Farmers who need to renew their private pesticide applicator license have an opportunity at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Center for Agriculture this winter. In-person testing is scheduled for Wednesdays, Jan.12, Feb. 9, and March 9, 2022. The Illinois Department of Agriculture will offer pesticide applicator testing from 9 a.m. until noon ...read more

Anhydrous Training Scheduled at Farm Bureau, Feb. 10

All growers or grower farm operations that transport or apply anhydrous ammonia, or otherwise maintain anhydrous ammonia equipment are required to be certified with the Illinois Department of Agriculture by April 1, 2022. The DeKalb County Farm Bureau and Conserv FS are cosponsoring an in-person Anhydrous Training for certification on Thursday, ...read more

Crop Management Conference held in February at DCFB

Make the most informed decisions you can for your farm by getting the latest research updates to improve productivity and output from crop science experts at the University of Illinois. Crop producers, consultants, and industry professionals are invited to the 2022 Crop Management Conference series in person or online. Locally, an in-person ...read more

Get Updates on Farm & Crop Protections for 2022

There is always uncertainty around what spring, summer and fall may bring. COUNTRY Financial® and Illinois Farm Bureau remain ready to assist farmers through every season. The organizations are again teaming up for ten regional meetings across Illinois to share updates on improved opportunities for farmers to protect their farms and ...read more

See “West Side Story” Musical

It’s the most acclaimed musical of all time! The “West Side Story” musical returns to the Marriott Theatre in 2022 and Farm Bureau has tickets for the Thursday, March 24, 2022 show. About the musical: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find ...read more

“Holiday Inn” at The Fireside Theatre in December

Irving Berlin’s “Holiday Inn” comes to The Fireside Theatre in celebration of holidays throughout the year. It’s based on the classic film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. To get you in the Christmas holiday spirit, DeKalb County Farm Bureau has secured a group of seats for the Fireside’s matinee show ...read more