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Summertime Member Benefits

Enjoy summer with these member benefits! Kishwaukee YMCA Discount (NEW!) Farm Bureau is partnering with Kishwaukee Family YMCA to offer members 20 % off all YMCA membership types and 50% off the joining fee. Membership includes free group exercise classes such as Zumba, Yoga, Group Power, Spin, Step, Boot Camp and more. Discounted ...read more

65th Year of Senior Scholarships

High School Seniors Earn Farm Bureau Scholarships This year marks the 65th year of awarding DeKalb County Farm Bureau Senior Scholarships. The scholarship program was started in 1956 with the first scholarships given to five NIU students totaling $110 each. This year, ten students attending a variety of colleges will receive a ...read more

Scholarships for College Students

Farm Bureau Foundation will award up to 24 scholarships. College students, here’s your chance to apply for scholarships to help with the cost of your college education. Seven different scholarships are available to students of Farm Bureau member families through the Farm Bureau Foundation. Beginning April 1, students may apply online at: ...read more

Scholarship Honors DeKalb County Farmer

New Jeff Hartmann SAI Scholarships for Teachers The Hartmann farm family understands the value of educating others about agriculture. The Maple Park-based family especially wants local teachers to help students connect to their source of food and fiber. The family has endowed a gift to the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for ...read more

Farm Bureau Scholarships Available

Applications are now available for the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation High School Senior Scholarships. The Foundation will grant 10 scholarships to deserving high school seniors pursuing a college education. High school seniors who will be attending a two or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in the fall of 2021 ...read more

Farm Bureau Scholarships Available

The DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation announces the availability of applications for its Senior Scholarships. The Foundation will grant 10 scholarships to deserving high school seniors pursuing a college education. High school seniors who will be attending a two or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in the fall of 2021 ...read more

Country Thoughts

Safety Tips for a Jollier Holiday Season The winter holiday season comes with its own unique safety needs. Whether its tree and holiday plant safety, holiday decorations, or holiday shopping, these tips can help keep your festivities holly and jolly. Tree & holiday plant safety 1. Buy your tree from a local farm! ...read more

2020 Voters Guide

The Voters Guide features contested races of candidates serving DeKalb County and seeking the offices of U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, State Senate, State House of Representatives, County Circuit Clerk, County State's Attorney, County Coroner and County Board. Candidates are listed in order they appear on the ballot. Also provided is ...read more

Bright Future Ahead for Agriculture

Chase Clausen earns first Bob & Norma Wildenradt Ag Scholarship. Bob and Norma Wildenradt endowed a gift to the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to support young people with a promising future in agriculture. “We especially want to help college students who are looking at a career in agriculture,” said ...read more

Honoring the Legacy of DeKalb Ag

Avery Plote is first recipient of the DeKalb Ag Scholarship. The DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture recently awarded 24 scholarships to deserving college students. The Foundation congratulates these students receiving Ag Discipline Scholarships, Orville A. Olson Ag Scholarship, Bob & Norma Wildenradt Ag Scholarship, Arden & Dorothy Baie Scholarships, ...read more