Macon County Farm Bureau News

May 31, 2023

Come have dinner on us!
New this year…Member Appreciation Dinner!  No business mtg, just come have dinner and enjoy the camaraderie with your fellow Macon County Farm Bureau members on the evening of Thursday, July 27th from 6 to 8 PM at the Pride of the Prairie building.  We will have a catered dinner along with a cash bar available.   Please call the office to make your reservation so we can plan accordingly for dinner by Thursday, July 20th.

May 31, 2023

Farmer’s Hall of Fame
Nominations are now being sought for the Macon County Farm Bureau Farmer's Hall of Fame.  We want to keep the rich history of Macon County agriculture alive by recognizing those who have paved the way for many farmers and ranchers here in Macon County.  If you feel that someone is deserving of this honor, please email to request an application.  All applications are due by June 30th.  Contact the MCFB office with any questions!

May 31, 2023
May 31, 2023

Sefton Memorial Drive
The Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive will be held on Sunday, July 16 (rain date July 23).  The Pony Express grounds in Mt. Zion will be the starting and ending point for the event. Registration will start at 7:30 AM.  Drive will begin at 9 AM.  Any make and model of tractor, car, truck, or motorcycles are welcome to participate. Lunch will be provided.  Donations to the Emmett Sefton Memorial Scholarship fund are greatly appreciated. 

May 31, 2023

Annual Meeting
This year’s Macon County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting is set for Friday, July 28 at 8 a.m. at the Macon County Farm Bureau office.  Voting members in good standing are welcome to attend.

May 31, 2023

MCFB Member Only Shred Day - June 23 - 7:30 am - 9 am
MCFB office - 1150 West Pershing Road in Decatur
* Members are welcome to bring up to five boxes of materials to shred. (Businesses may NOT participate).
* Participants must donate a minimum donation of five canned goods, which will be donated to the Northeast Community Fund.

May 31, 2023

Three new board members needed!
We are currently searching for 3 new directors to replace 2 of our outgoing directors due to tenure being completed as well as filling a vacant seat.  We are seeking 2 directors in District 1 (Austin, Friends Creek, Hickory Point, and Maroa Townships) to fill the seats that will be vacated by Pat Malone, along with the additional vacant seat.  We are also seeking a director in District 4 (Blue Mound, Harristown, Illini, Niantic, and Pleasant View Townships) that will fill the seat vacated by Adam Brown.

May 18, 2023

Thank you to IBEW 146 and WAND News for selecting the Macon County Farm Bureau Foundation as the 3 Degree Guarantee April recipient!  The $950 will help support the Foundation's scholarship and Ag in the Classroom programs. Many thanks!!!


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