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April

2
KCFB/FFA Chapter Acquaintance, NIFB, Geneva, 6-8pm

7-13
National Library Week

8-19
SPROUTS 3rd Grade Reading Program, Kane County Classrooms

11
Touch-A-Tractor Set-Up, 4pm
106th KCFB Annual Meeting, 6:30pm
Board of Directors, 7pm

12
Touch-A-Tractor, 12-4pm

13
Touch-A-Tractor, 10-4pm
4H Foundation Pork Chop Fundraiser, 4:30-7pm, County Fairgrounds

14
Touch-A-Tractor, 10-3pm
KCFB Foundation Scholarship Awards, 3pm

18
County Board Ag Committee, County Administration Building, 10am

19
Good Friday, Office Closes at Noon

All meetings are at the Kane County Farm Bureau, 2N710 Randall Rd., St. Charles, unless otherwise noted.

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Celebrate Spring at
Touch-A-Tractor - April 12-14

See antique and modern farm equipment!

The Farm Bureau invites you and your family to Touch-A-Tractor, our annual farm-city community event, April 12-14, to celebrate agriculture and the coming of spring.

Kids can participate in hands-on activities provided by AGCO, ride pedal tractors, scoop corn in the corn corrals, see farm animals, pet a baby chick, and make their own music at the percussion string.

The Elburn Lions will have food for purchase from 11am-2pm on Saturday & Sunday and FFA volunteers will be selling caramel corn and tractor shaped cookies.

HOURS:
Friday 12-4pm
Saturday 10-4pm
Sunday 10-3pm*
*KCFB Foundation Scholarship awards ceremony @ 3pm

ADMISSION:
$2/adult
$5/family

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10,000 Gallon CHALLENGE - support local farms & our neighbors in need

Please DONATE today.

We would like to thank all who have donated to the KCFB Foundation's 10K gallon challenge so far, but we are still in need of donations to meet our goal.

You can donate online by clicking the link above, in our office on Randall Rd, or in one of the many milk jugs that have been distributed throughout our communities (see below for list)

We also welcome groups to participate in this campaign - please contact us for more information on how to set this up at your office, business, or community group.

 

Milk Jugs

Look Out - 10K Challenge Milk Jug Locations

DeKane Equipment
47W619 US HWY 30, Big Rock

Esther's Place
201 Galena St, Big Rock

Buck Bros Inc
14N937 US HWY 20, Hampshire

Salon Urbane
3091 Route 20, #102, Elgin

Burlington Oasis
125 Plant Rd, Burlington

Spee-D Mart, Petersen Fuels, Inc
990 S State Street, Hampshire

University of Illinois Extension Office, KC
535 Randall Rd, St. Charles

Dave's Slow Food Truck
1745 Kaneville Rd, Geneva (moving target!)

CHS Elburn
North St, Elburn / Meredith Rd, Maple Park / North Main St.

Hill's Country Store, Harter Rd, Elburn

Old Second National Bank, Wasco

Mary's Corner Tap Inc, Mill St, South Elgin

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Tailgating again?

Don't be the one behind this truck, be the one driving it!

Buy your Winner's Choice Raffle ticket today and win in July. $20 each or 3/$50

By purchasing tickets, you'll be supporting the KCFB Foundation, which in turn supports Ag-in-the-Classroom learning and each year presents scholarships to Kane County students interested in Agriculture.

*Drawing approx. 3pm, right after the 4H Blue Ribbon Sale, July 21st at the Kane County Fair. See you there! (or we'll call you to tell you that you won)

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Get Your Soil Ready For Spring

Kane County Farm Bureau offers soil testing to its members at a discount, a great service to the farm to make sure your soil is ready for spring planting. Three different tests are available and results are sent by e-mail or mail directly to you.

Download Form Here

Basic PH Test
*This test checks for soil pH, phosphorus and potassium
Lawn/Garden Test
This test includes the basic test plus organic matter and recommendations on amount and timing of fertilizer.
Lawn/Garden Plus
*This test includes the Lawn & Garden test plus nutrients, iron, zinc, manganese, copper, sulfur and boron. This test also includes recommendations.

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April's Featured Product - BRATWURST

It's time to get grillin'! Spring is here and we know your tastebuds are excited.

The special this month is Inboden's Bratwurst. Each box contains 20 delicious, award-winning bratwurst sausages. A definite crowd pleaser at any cook-out.

The member price is $22.94, and non-members $26.00 available at the Kane County Farm Bureau office on Randall Road - during the month of April or while supplies last. *PLUS Status members save 5%.

Ag Days at Mooseheart

In Search for the best local deals ever?
Check your IFB Benefits App.

 

The new Illinois Farm Bureau Membership Benefits app offers over 300,000 discounts! Search the app store on your device to download this new Farm Bureau members benefit app and start saving at many of the local stores you already frequent in the Fox River Valley, and beyond.

More info at http://ilfb.abenity.com or call 630 584-8660

 

 
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Farm Toy of the Month @ KCFB's Country Store

Back by popular demand again this month - John Deere Farm Toys!

JD 7720 Titan II Combine, a 1/64th metal die-cast replica, is our April farm toy of the month. In the full size verson, this combine came standard with a turbocharged, six cylinder diesel engine, 4-speed transmission, and weighed approximately 20,000 pounds.

Regular price is $20.99, but Farm Bureau members will receive a 10% discount if they mention this website ad and tell us their favorite combine story.

Looking to buy a full size John Deere? We can help with that too, through Farm Bureau's "John Deere Rewards" program. Call us for more info - 630-584-8660


Kane County Farm Bureau is a not-for-profit membership association serving members, local agricultural producers and Kane County communities since 1912. With over 15,000 member families, Farm Bureau membership is open to all in Kane County who support a stable, profitable and permanent agricultural sector as a vital part of a strong economy in a free society.

©2009, Kane County Farm Bureau®


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