2019  Activities

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)

YL Annual Christmas Party

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. 

 Past  Activities

Winnebago County Fair- August 16-21, 2016

Coming Soon!

County Fairs:  Boone and Winnebago

August 7-19, 2018


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

Congratulations to the 2018 Raffle Winners!

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.

Farm Breakfast at Family Af-Ayr Farm

(JUNE 17, 2017)

County Fairs:  Boone and Winnebago

August 8-20, 2017

Belvidere Charity Pull

(JUNE 24, 2017)

Ask A Farmer- Summer Nights at Brookfield Zoo

 (July 15, 2016)

Rockford City Market

(August 2, 2017)

Ask A Farmer- Rockford City Market

 (July 29, 2016)

New Friend of Agriculture

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!

Winnebago-Boone