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.
The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Young Leaders and Belvidere FFA Chapter celebrated Christmas on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Don Carter Lanes during the Young Leaders' Ugly Christmas Sweater Bowling Party.
Richard Beuth, Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau President and Roger Christin, Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation Secretary selected the 2018 Raffle Winners at the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Membership Appreciation Picnic held on Sunday, September 9th at Williams Tree Farm.
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.
A special thank you from the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation for everyone's support of our education efforts and to our volunteers that helped sell 277 tickets.
On Monday, December 17, Farm Bureau Directors Brent Pollard and Phillip Raines presented Representative Jonathon Carroll with the Illinois Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture Award. We look forward to working with Rep. Carroll. Thank you for your support and Congratulations!
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