Welcome to the online resource for the members of the Richland County Farm Bureau in Illinois!
Address: 710 N West St.
Olney, IL 62450
Richland County students traveled to Springfield for the 2014 Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Youth Conference. Those photographed: Andrew Steber (Olney FFA), Mackenzie MIchels (West Richland FFA), Sam Detwiler (President, Illinois Association FFA), Carlie Wilson (West Richland FFA), and Keirston Gibbs (Olney FFA).
IL EPA Public MeetingIllinois EPA is announcing a public meeting regarding a draft report for a TMDL in the Bonpas Creek Watershed for May 1, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at the Edwards County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building in Albion. Click here for more information, including the raft report.
It's that time of year again! The Richland County Farm Bureau Board of Directors will be providing rainfall reports for the entire 2014 growing season. To get this week's rain report, click here!
The Richland County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee sponsored an Agricultural Spelling Bee at the Middle School on Tuesday. Richland County Middle School students were invited to participate free of charge. Top prize was an iPad, donated by Bayer Crop Science, while second and third place received $50 and $25 respectively. Congratulations to the top finishers: Abby Souder- daughter of Mindy Fox and 7th grader at ERMS, took home the grand prize; Seth Mitchell- son of Aaron & Debbie Mitchell and 8th grader at St Joe, was runner-up; and Braeden Jackson- son of Michelle Jackson and 6th grader at ERMS was second-runner-up. Those photographed are: Holly Arnold and Michelle Cowman (RCFB Young Leader Members), Abby Souder, Seth Mitchell, Braeden Jackson, and Megan Brinkley and Kelsey Lee (RCFB Young Leader Members).