McDonough County Farm Bureau Recognized at IFB Annual Meeting

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The McDonough County Farm Bureau was recognized for its achievements during the 99th annual meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau held in Chicago December 7-10, 2013.

A member of Membership Group II, McDonough County received the following program awards:




Membership QuotaLegislative/Political Process


Ag Literacy

Health & Safety

Communication and Promotion

Member Relations

County Farm Bureaus in Membership Group II are those with 1545-2150 members.

As part of its Annual Meeting, Illinois Farm Bureau presents program and committee awards in recognition of outstanding county Farm Bureau volunteer efforts throughout the year.

The Illinois Farm Bureau is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, a national organization of farmers and ranchers. Founded in 1916, IFB is a non-profit, membership organization controlled by farmers who join through their county Farm Bureau. IFB represents two out of three Illinois farmers.