fARM. FAMILY.FOOD.

 

 (618) 393-4116

 710 N West St.

 Olney, IL 62450

monday-friday

8:00am -  4:30PM 

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     Upcoming Events                               

  • Ag Advisory Meeting- 3/13/17-noon

  • Women's Committee Meeting-3/13/17- 6pm

  • Ag Safety Nights     - March 14 6:30pm   Clay County    Cargill                         -March 21 6:30pm   Richland County OCC WeldinG              -March 28 6:30pm  Lawrence County Bridgeport Grain  -April 4  6:30pm   Richland County    Travco

  • YounG leaders Meetin 3/30/17- 7 pm

  • Red Cross Blood Drive 3/24/17- 2-6pm- The Holiday

  • Who Grew My Soup?- Ag in the Library Event- 3/25/17 from 2-3:30 PM

What's Happening? 

RICHLAND COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

The Richland County Farm Bureau is offering the following scholarship opportunities to deserving students within the county:

Richland County Farm Bureau Scholarships: available to Richland County seniors who are enrolled in an accredited college, university, community college or trade school for the fall of 2017. Emphasis will be given to those pursuing a career in an agricultural related field.

 Richland County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Scholarship: $500 available to a Richland County college freshman or sophomore pursuing a career in an agricultural related field.

The following criteria will be addressed for selection: academic performance, activities and leadership, and financial need.

Scholarships must be received or postmarked by April 1, 2017. Scholarship winners will be contacted directly. To request scholarship applications, stop by the Richland County Farm Bureau office or call 618-393-4116. Applications can be mailed to 710 N. West Street Olney, IL 62450.  

White Squirrel Saddle Club Sponsorship

We are a proud sponsor of the White Squirrel Saddle Club. GAITWAY to MOTION is one of their programs for children in Richland County with special needs. This program provides the opportunity for children to connect with horses. The rhythmic motion of riding calms the nervous system and strengthens the core to help with standing and sitting. Thank you Cathy Zellmer for your hard work and for stopping by the office to present us with our sponsorship certificate!. Check out their website  http://www.whitesquirrelsaddleclub.com/ 

WOMEN'S COMMITTEE COOKBOOKS FOR SALE!

tHE FUNDS RAISED FROM SALES GOES TO aGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. tHE cOOKBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICE.

Our first of Four Ag Safety Nights for 2017!

 the Young Leaders of Richland, Clay, and Lawrence Counties held their first Ag Safety Night. A big thank you to Craig and Stephanie at Cargill for giving us a tour of the facility and highlighting safety precautions they utilize each day. Join us next Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 pm for a night focusing on welding safety at Olney Community College's Welding Department.

“Haul in a Winner!” for one lucky Farm Bureau Member! One Farm Bureau member will win a 2 year lease on a brand new 2017 F-150! Registration is now open and will end on September 30, 2017. We hope that the winner is you! Members enter their chance to win at this website www.fordspecialoffer.com/farmbureau/sweeps


Member Benefits with Caterpillar 

Great news, member! Illinois Farm Bureau and CATERPILLAR Inc. have formed a new partnership. Now, members can save up to $2,000 on Cat machines, including wheel loaders, skid steers, backhoes, excavators and more. Click here to see Caterpillar Incentives.

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