Vermilion County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce our 2020 award winners presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting.
Call the Farm Bureau office at 217-442-8713 to register.
Ag in the
Teacher of the Year
Mark served on the Board of Directors for 18 years (1999-2016), including twelve as an officer. He has been a strong member recruiter. Mark is a great supporter of Ag in the Classroom, and volunteers with his wife, Susie, on the joint project with Douglas Discovery Garden. He is also chairman of the Vermilion County Farm Bureau Foundation.
Vermilion County Farm Bureau Recognizes Award Winners
Winter Agribusiness Seminars
Continue in February
Curt was active with the Young Leaders Committee, and has been on the Board of Directors since 2015. He has written farming articles for The Sidell Reporter for 12 years, helping the non-farm public know about issues impacting agriculture. He has also participated in the Leaders to Washington program.
Joan teaches 4th-6th grade Language Arts. She previously taught for 20 years in Danville District 118. She has utilized Ag in the Classroom for nearly all her 25 years of teaching in Danville. She came to Danville from the south Chicago suburbs 32 years ago, and admits she and her students alike have learned so much about farming and food through Ag in the Classroom.
COUNTRY and Illinois Farm Bureau staff has
one final live webinar to provide you updated
information and answer viewer questions in real-time. The session will cover crop/farm bill updates (Doug Yoder, COUNTRY Financial), legislative updates (Adam Nielsen, Illinois Farm Bureau) and provide a farm legacy planning overview (Joe Buhrmann, COUNTRY Financial). The final seminar will be:
Thursday, February 25 - 12:00 noon
To register for these seminars visit www.countryfinancial.com/agwebinars
In addition to the live webinar, there are also video links for topics like a market outlook, additional farm bill and crop insurance updates and crop claims review.
Credit Card accepted for Membership Payments
Friday, April 9 -7:30 pm
Beef House Banquet Center
Theme: The Wild West
Teachers Can Sign Up for Pollinator and Incubator Kits
Calendar of Events
Board of Directors Meeting - February 18
Market Outlook Seminar - February 23
Agribusiness Webinar - February 25
Rules for the Road Webinar - March 2 & 4
Election Day - April 6
Farm Bureau Trivia Night - April 9
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