2020  Activities

YL Annual Christmas Party

(december 21, 2018)

The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Young Leaders and Belvidere FFA Chapter during the Young Leaders' Ugly Christmas Sweater Bowling Party. 

 Past  Activities

Adopt-a-Legislator/Chief of Staff Farm Tour

at Book Cattle and Grain, LLC.

(November 18, 2019)

IFB Leaders to Washington DC

(September 10-12, 2019)

Pollinators Seminar- Rusty Patch Bumble Bee

(September 5, 2019)

Winnebago County Fair- August 16-21, 2016

County Fairs:  Boone and Winnebago

(August 7-19, 2018)

District 2 YOUNG LEADERS Discussion Meet

(August 20, 2019)

2019 Rockford City Market

(July 26, 2019)

IFB GALC Legislative Reception 

(February 18, 2019)

Belvidere Charity Pull

(JUNE 24, 2017)

Large Animal Rescue Training (L.A.R.A.)- March 24, 2018

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau partnered with Blackhawk Fire Protection District to host a Large Animal Rescue Awareness (LARA) training.The course focused on the purpose of large animal rescue; incident prevention and evacuation planning; understanding animal behavior (normal and under stress); humane handling of large animals; understanding large animal restraint; large animal scene management; water and unstable ground rescues (e.g. mud & ice); containment & capture of loose large animals; trailer and transport incidents and barn and wild land fires.  The event was co-sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.

Farm Breakfast at Hildebrandt Farms

(JUNE 16, 2018)

Farm Breakfast at LUCKEY Farms

(JUNE 29, 2019)

25th Annual Groundwater Festival (March 13, 2019) 

CPR/AED & 1st Aid Training for Boone Co 4-H

(April 6, 2019)

The event was co-sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.

Ask A Farmer- Rockford City Market

 (July 29, 2016)

Legislative Farm Tour

(April 18, 2019)

Representative Maurice West II of the 67th District along with his Chief of Staff, Jeremy Ennis,  joined Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau for a tour of the Mitchell Dairy and Grain, LLC .

Ask A Farmer- Summer Nights at Brookfield Zoo

 (July 15, 2016)

Farm Breakfast at Family Af-Ayr Farm

(JUNE 17, 2017)

County Fairs:  Boone and Winnebago

(August 8-20, 2017)

Soil Health Seminar

(February 26, 2019)

Sponsored by the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau, Illinois Farm Bureau, Winnebago County Soil and Water Conservation District and U of I Extension– Winnebago, Stephenson & Jo Daviess.

Fun at the Boone County Fair (August 9-14, 2016)

Family Fun for National Ag Week- Ag All Around Us

Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau and the Discovery Center Museum kicked off National Ag Week with our Ag All Around Us event on Saturday, March 7, 2020. 

Families enjoyed free popcorn, fruit snacks; butter churning; meeting our barnyard buddies; talking about food labels, corn products, pollinators, pigs, sheep, poultry, dairy cows and goats; played games and more. 

Local Farmers, Lockwood Park, Belvidere FFA and Discovery Center volunteers  helped make this a day to remember!

Congratulations to the 2018 Raffle Winners!

Our grand prize of $15,000 goes to Jason Johnson.  Second Prize of $7,500 goes to Dale Cox.  Third Prize of $2,500 goes to Janet Hunt.

Family Fun for National Ag Week- Ag All Around Us

(March 9, 2019 at Discovery Center Museum)

ADOPTED LEGISLATOR- New Friend of Agriculture

(December 17, 2018)

Farm Bureau Directors Brent Pollard and Phillip Raines presented Representative Jonathon Carroll with the Illinois Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture Award.  Thank you for your support and Congratulations!

Rockford City Market

(August 2, 2017)


County Fairs:  Boone and Winnebago &

Trade Talks with Congressman Adam Kinzinger

(August 6-18, 2019)