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Prime Timers Return to Farm Bureau!

Farm Bureau welcomes Prime Timers back after over a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. The last Prime Timers event was held in March 2020, so returning to Farm Bureau in person is long overdue!The first returning Prime Timers luncheon and program is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 13 featuring the ...read more

SILO – A Film About Grain Entrapment

Thursday, Sept. 16, 20214 p.m. & 7 p.m. Shows (Movie length 70 minutes)DeKalb County Farm Bureau Theater1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore There will be two seatings for dinner, 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Auditorium. Call DeKalb County Farm Bureau for reservations and indicate show times, 815-756-6361, or register ...read more

DeKalb County Barn Tour is back for August

Southern DeKalb County Barn Doors Open for Tour After a year hiatus because of the COVID-19 virus, the organizers are more than happy to announce that the DeKalb County Barn Tour is back for 2021.This year's tour will be held in the southeastern part of DeKalb County in Somonauk and Sandwich ...read more

Country Thoughts – Post Pandemic Get-Togethers

As homeowners look forward to hosting post pandemic get-togethers, it’s important to ensure your home is physically safe for guests. Here are some tips to ensure your home is in top shape and free of hazards for your post pandemic birthday party, backyard BBQ or garage sale on your property.• Clean ...read more

Waterman Tractor Show Coming in July

The Waterman Lions Club will be holding their 21st annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show on Saturday, July 17 at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman. The event provides a welcoming family oriented and homecoming atmosphere mixed with all kinds of activities and events.The day starts with a Farmers Breakfast ...read more

DeKalb County Barn Tour

Mark your calendar for the DeKalb County Barn Tour on Saturday, Aug. 14 and get ready to travel to the southeastern part of the county. This year’s six barns, which are open for tours, are located in Somonauk and Sandwich townships. Tickets for the self-guided tour are $25 per vehicle and available ...read more

DeKalb County 4-H Fair Returns

The county 4-H fair returns to normal after a year of virtual shows. Last year the DeKalb County 4-H Fair was held virtually with members submitting photos or videos of their projects. Naturally, the lack of in-person shows prompted a reduction in participation by members. “We hope that getting back to normal ...read more

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 ...read 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., Waterman815-264-3337www.honeyhillorchard.com Apples, honey, raspberries, pumpkins, squash, Indian corn, apple cider, apple pies, cider donuts, ...read 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 ...read more