Scholarship now available for application
Now accepting scholarship applicants. Included in the scholarships is a internship opportunity for student wanting to gain hands on experience. Applications for scholarships and information on the internship are found in the links below. Any questions please call the Farm Bureau at 217-465-8511.
For more information visit our Foundation Page
Our organization actively serves the Edgar County community. Since 1917, Edgar County Farm Bureau recognizes the unique needs in a rural community. From rural advocacy to leadership development, we work on behalf of agriculture to improve our community as a whole. We encourage the non-farming community, ag professionals, and farmers to collaborate to continue safe and healthy food production.
The success of Edgar County Farm Bureau depends on your engagement and dedication to Edgar County. Feel free to look at current events and activities. We welcome any all members to participant in picnics, trips, educational events and any volunteer work! We hope you find this resource helpful in maximizing the value of your membership by actively participating in your Edgar County Farm Bureau®.
We continue our efforts to provide you a membership that is both valuable and affordable. If you have any concerns or suggestions, please feel free to contact our office. After all, our strength is in our members!
Edgar County Farm Bureau News
- You may be a displaced farmer if you give directions using east or west, or you think all your neighbors in town really need a rain gauge. Like fish out of water, townies immediately spot displaced farmers recently (or not so recently) moved from the farm to living in town. Growing up, I longed to … Continue reading 5 Signs of a Displaced Farmer
- American farmers lay claim to providing the safest and most abundant food supply throughout the world. In a culture of food fear, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), animal antibiotic use, and gluten and dairy free concern all consumers. What reassures consumers of food safety? Moms, chefs, foodies, celebrity health experts ask the million dollar question? Do … Continue reading Lay of the Land (Land for the Lay!)