Welcome Back with Pork Chop Drive-Thru

We miss seeing you, Farm Bureau members! So we’re having a pork chop and chicken drive-thru to reconnect this summer. This will be the first event planned for DeKalb County Farm Bureau members since the Coronavirus pandemic began a year ago and prevented large gatherings. The Welcome Back to Farm Bureau Drive-Thru more

Fall Farm Products

Apples, pumpkins, and mums, oh my! Check out this list of Farm Bureau members who are included in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Farm Products Directory and sell local products. Honey Hill OrchardKathy Bock & Family11783 Waterman Rd., Apples, honey, raspberries, pumpkins, squash, Indian corn, apple cider, apple pies, cider donuts, more

The Cultures of Agriculture

Exploring the Diversities of Food and FarmingThursday, July 309 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. This FREE 5-hour mini-conference will feature: • Lessons highlighting the diversities and cultures of agriculture • Overview of Illinois Ag in the Classroom resources like Ag Mags and grants • Exploration of ag literacy resources available online • Presentations from Illinois commodity more

Sandwich Fair Cancelled This Year

The Board of Directors of the Sandwich Fair Association voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 Sandwich Fair which was scheduled Sept. 9-13. In the history of the county fair, the fair has never been cancelled, even during wartimes, bad weather, and other unsettling events in our country’s history. Fair Board President Larry more

Waterman Tractor Parade Coming July 18

There’s a summer parade in Waterman that you won’t want to miss! And this one is exclusively tractors! See lots of tractors – from vintage to modern ones – as the farm machines power through the streets of Waterman on Saturday, July 18. Farmers and other tractor drivers will showcase a more

See Some of the Best Shows in Branson for Farm Bureau Members

Branson Christmas Tour scheduled for Nov. 16-19. Farm Bureau is returning to Branson to see some of the best shows for the Christmas season. The Branson Christmas Tour is scheduled for Nov. 16-19. The line-up of shows includes: The Hughes Brothers, Lennon Sisters, Jimmy Osmond, Dutton Family, Texas Tenors, Brett Family, Clay more

The Savannah Sipping Society at Circa 21

Join Farm Bureau for this Sept. 2 trip to Rock Island dinner theatre. Farm Bureau has a group of tickets for Circa 21’s show: The Savannah Sipping Society on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in Rock Island. The show: After a hot yoga class brings four women “of a certain age” together, they decide more

Rocky Coast of Maine Trip Planned for Fall

Take a fall trip to the beautiful state of Maine with the DeKalb County Farm Bureau and American Classic Tours, Oct. 13-19. Along the rocky Atlantic coast from Portland to Bar Harbor are charming New England scenes of seaside villages, lighthouses and lobster fishermen. This guided tour is a must for more

Back to Belfry for Elvis Tribute

Farm Bureau returns to the Belfry Theatre for another amazing show! The Elvis Tribute presented by Dean Z features a fabulous, upbeat show at the Belfry Theatre. Dean Z is a winner of the international Elvis Tribute Artist competition. He has traveled all over the world, and continues to headline in more

Winston Churchill: British Bulldog

This year commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. So it’s rather fitting to learn more about the war with a guest appearance by Winston Churchill, portrayed by Terry Lynch, on Monday, Aug. 3 at Farm Bureau.  The British Bulldog, Winston Churchill, was one of the most more