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Get Your 2022 Calendar

Get your 2022 calendar Stop by the Farm Bureau office and pick up a free 2022 DeKalb County Farm Bureau wall calendar. Choose between a calendar which features an assortment of “Barns” or the “Antique Tractors” calendar showcasing several vintage tractors, while supplies last. Farm Bureau members are limited to one calendar per ...read more

Farm Matching Game Available

Looking for a gift idea? Give a child our Farm Matching Game. DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Farm Matching Game is available to purchase at the Farm Bureau office.Similar to a memory card game, this game features all DeKalb County farm images like farm structures, animals, crops and so much more. The ...read more

Legacy of Love

They were that farm couple. Who worked together side-by-side on their family farm. Their entire married life. Leonard and Vivian Nelson were their own farm team – planting and harvesting their crops and raising livestock – for more than 65 years. Vivian particularly enjoyed the fall harvest as she drove the ...read more

Member Benefits

Lawn and Garden Soil Testing - NEW Lawn and Garden Soil Testing is now available at Farm Bureau.Why test your soil? A soil test lets you catch nutrient deficiencies before they progress that far. Besides indicating nutrient deficiencies, a soil test can also provide information on soil acidity, the percentage of ...read more

Honoring Students with Scholarships

Farm Bureau Foundation awards 18 scholarships The DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture recently awarded 18 scholarships to deserving college students. The Foundation congratulates these students receiving the Ag Discipline Scholarship, DeKalb Ag Scholarship, Orville A. Olson Ag Scholarship, Bob & Norma Wildenradt Ag Scholarship, Arden & Dorothy Baie Scholarship, ...read more

Summertime Member Benefits

Enjoy these summer benefits with your Farm Bureau membership. 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, ...read more

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