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 event was co-sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.
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.
The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Young Leaders and Belvidere FFA Chapter during the Young Leaders' Ugly Christmas Sweater Bowling Party.
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 .
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!
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!
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