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Lake County Farm Bureau News

LCFB urges action!

Call The White House Today!


The Lake County Farm Bureau wants members to call the White House before 4 p.m. on Thursday July 17, to urge President Barack Obama to "ditch the rule" defining "waters of the U.S.""If the drains and ditches that cross between, among and within farm fields and pastures are regulated as ‘navigable waters,' the implications for farmers and ranchers will be disastrous," according to the Lake County Farm BureauCalls to the White House, 202-456-1111, should be made between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CST Tuesday through Thursday.Here is a suggested script of what to say:

Lake County Educators Experience Local Agricultural Businesses

 

 Lake County Educators Experience Local Agricultural Businesses

 

 

 

20 Lake County area teachers participated in the Lake County Farm Bureau’s annual Summer Agricultural Institute (SAI) Field Trip. The Agriculture in the Classroom program continues to promote the teaching of agriculture in Lake County classrooms even in the summer months. This Lake County Farm Bureau sponsored event is designed to aid area teachers in incorporating agriculture into their teaching curriculum by providing them with first-hand experience along with lesson plan ideas to bring back to their classrooms.

Ag Educators Field Trip (SAI) Deadline June 18

Lake County Farm Bureau SAI Field Trip  

The Lake County Farm Bureau would like to remind all Lake County area teachers about the possibility/opportunity to participate in a fun and educational way to earn CPDUs or grad credit this summer while visiting local agribusinesses during this summer's educator field trip.

Part-Time Lake County Fair Ag Adventure Workers Needed (Lake County, IL Fairgrounds)

Part-Time Lake County Fair Ag Adventure Workers Needed (Lake County, IL Fairgrounds)

Lake County Farmers' Markets NOW open!

Lake County Farmers' Markets are now open for the 2014 Season!

Several farmers' markets have already opened for the summer season in many towns and regions across Lake County. Not only do these markets allow public access to healthy foods, they also help support local agribusinesses. Please take some time to view the many opportunities here in Lake County.

Upcoming Lake County Events

AARP Smart Driver Course Day #1

Event Date and Time: 
August 5, 2014 - 12:30pm

AARP Smart Driver Course

 

The Lake County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that our organization will be hosting an AARP Smart Driver Course.  This course is open to Lake County Farm Bureau members, and will take place on Tuesday August 5th, and Thursday August 7th from 12:30 to 4:30.  The two-day course will be held at the Lake County Farm Bureau office located at 70 US Hwy 45 in Grayslake.

Fair Oaks Dairy Adventure Trip

Event Date and Time: 
August 6, 2014 - 7:30am

Fair Oaks Dairy Adventure!

The Lake County Farm Bureau would like to invite you to join us for an amazingly awesome adventure filled day on Thursday August 6, 2014 at Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Indiana.  Surrounded by thousands of acres of endlessly exciting land and many cows, Fair Oaks Farm is a family farm, grown to the scale of a large enterprise, which employs the best environmentally sensitive practices of modern agriculture.

AARP Smart Driver Course Day #2

Event Date and Time: 
August 7, 2014 - 12:30pm

AARP Smart Driver Course

 

The Lake County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that our organization will be hosting an AARP Smart Driver Course.  This course is open to Lake County Farm Bureau members, and will take place on Tuesday August 5th, and Thursday August 7th from 12:30 to 4:30.  The two-day course will be held at the Lake County Farm Bureau office located at 70 US Hwy 45 in Grayslake.

Spirit of Chicago trip

Event Date and Time: 
August 14, 2014 - 10:30am

Spirit of Chicago

and pre Air & Water Show

 

On Thursday, August 14th the Farm Bureau would like to invite you to join us for a luncheon cruise on the SPIRIT OF CHICAGO located at Navy Pier on Lake Michigan.

Lake County Farm Bureau to Host Electronics Collection

Event Date and Time: 
August 23, 2014 - 10:00am

Lake County Farm Bureau to Host Electronics Collection: August 23, 2014

The Lake County Farm Bureau in partnership with the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) will once again be sponsoring an electronics collection event for our members who have old electronics that they do not use anymore. Partnering with SWALCO ensures that all of the electronics that are brought in to the collection will be destroyed in an environmentally friendly way.