Union County Farm Bureau

The Union County Farm Bureau is calling on members for assistance as a special event draws near. As the organization approaches its 100th annual meeting and celebration of this milestone, the planning committee is seeking any old photos of the agricultural history of Union County. The committee...
During the week of June 12, local county Farm Bureaus collaborated with Southern Illinois University, local farmers and agribusinesses to hold the Southern Illinois Summer Agriculture Institute.  The program offered participants an up-close look at one of the key driving economic forces for Union...
Members representing local county Farm Bureaus attended Illinois Farm Bureau’s 2017 Governmental Affairs and Leadership Conference, which was March 1-2 in Springfield. The conference, which had a theme of “Together Towards Tomorrow,” offered guest speakers and information which encouraged farmers...
More than 30 farmers from Illinois went to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to discuss Illinois Farm Bureau priorities. Among those attending was Wayne Sirles of Alto Pass. Sirles is in the center of the photo. Photo provided.
Alto Pass farmer and Union County Farm Bureau member Wayne Sirles was one of 30 Illinois farmers who traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to lobby for Illinois Farm Bureau, IFB, priorities. Led by Adam Nielsen, IFB’s director of national legislation and policy development, the group’s...
The Jackson and Union County Farm Bureaus plan to host the first Southern Illinois Farm-to-Fork Expo Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Alto Vineyards in Alto Pass. The event is made possible through funding from Illinois Farm Families. The expo will feature local farmers with displays of...
Lauren Lurkins
Experts from the Illinois Farm Bureau met with farmers in Union County on Monday, July 11, to share information about protecting water quality.    The Union County Farm Bureau served as host of the event as part of the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Stewardship Management Program.  The meeting was held at...

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