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MERCER County Farm Bureau News

Market Outlook featuring Naomi Blohm, Total Farm Marketing

Oct 18, 2022

Naomi Blohm, Senior Market Advisor with Total Farm Marketing, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, November 10 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  Dinner will ...


Seasonal Nuts and Candies available via Webstore

Oct 06, 2022

Check out our new Fundraising Webstore at https://mcfb-foundation-il.terrilynn.com. A portion of every sale goes to support our cause—and you get delicious nuts, snacks, and confections delive...


MCFB Foundation Freezer Meal Fundraiser

Sep 06, 2022

Mercer County Farm Bureau Foundation is having a Prep,Freeze, Cook Fundraiser again this year! There will be 10 different meals and you have to options for portions sizes. Option 1 is $181.80, which i...


Mercer County Farm Bureau Member and COUNTRY Financial Client Appreciation Dinner

Aug 29, 2022

Please join us September 8th from 5-7pm for our member/client appreciation dinner. Pork chop meak with be provided at open house type setting. Hope to see all our members and clients there! ...


Market Outlook featuring Chip Nellinger, Blue Reef Agri-Marketing

Aug 29, 2022

Chip Nellinger, Blue Reef Agri-Marketing, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  Dinner will be served followed b...


It's Peach Time Again!

Jun 16, 2022

The Mercer County Farm Bureau Foundation will be selling fabulous southern Illinois peaches from Rendleman Orchard, located in Union County. The price for a 25 lb. box is $46.00 and we must have order...


Market Outlook Seminar featuring Ted Seifried

May 25, 2022

Ted Seifried, Vice President and Chief Market Strategist with Zaner Ag Hedge, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, July 7 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  D...


Farm Bureau's "Bushels for Hunger” Donates 112,000 Meals

Feb 09, 2022

Quad City Illinois farmers are helping local families with a donation to the River Bend Food Bank through the Bushels for Hunger program for the twelfth straight year.  After the twelfth year, to...


Market Outlook Seminar featuring Mike McClellan

Jan 19, 2022

Mike McClellan, Mobile Weather Team, Inc., will be the featured speaker on Thursday, March 10 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  Dinner will be served followed by ...


Bell takes fourth in national Achievement Award competition

Jan 19, 2022

When Chad Bell was preparing for the national Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award competition, he decided for some extra luck to wear the same green dress shirt he wore when he won at the sta...


Mercer County Preventative Health Screenings Now Taking Appointments

Jan 19, 2022

Your Mercer County Farm Bureau is inviting you to take part in a preventive health screening blood draw to be offered on Tuesday, March 8thth, 2022 from 6am-9am at the Fire Department on 211 Southeast...


Market Outlook Seminar featuring Joe Camp, CommStock

Nov 10, 2021

Joe Camp, CommStock Investment, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, November 18 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  Dinner will be served followed by an updat...


MCFB Foundation Fall Freezer Meal Fundraiser

Aug 19, 2021

Mercer County Farm Bureau Foundation Fall Freezer Meal Fundraiser Cost for Meals are $100.  1 set of 10 meals that feeds 1-2 people with no substitutes. Menu: Ranch Chicken Taco ...


Market Outlook Seminar featuring Brian Basting, Advance Trading

Aug 18, 2021

Brian Basting, Economist with Advance Trading, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, September 16 at 6:15 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  Dinner will be served foll...


It's Peach Time!

Jul 01, 2021

The Mercer County Farm Bureau Foundation will be seeling fabulous southern Illinois peaches from Rendlemen Orchard, located in Union County. The price for 25lb. box is $40 and we must have orders with...


Grain Bin Safety Training Event

Jun 01, 2021

The Mercer County Farm Bureau is partnering with the Illinois Fire Service Institute for a grain bin safety program on Saturday, June 12th at the Aledo Fire Department, 211 SE 3rd Street Aledo, Illino...


Birdies for Charity: Donate Today for the MCFB Foundation

May 03, 2021

Help the Mercer County Farm Bureau Foundation by donating to Bridies for Charity, charity #2012. All proceeds will go to the Foundation for scholarships and agriculture education events. Every donatio...


Covid-19 update March 20, 2020

Mar 20, 2020

Mercer County Farm Bureau (MCFB) and your local Country Financial agents remain committed to serving the needs of our members, however, in response to the current COVID-19 virus situation, the MCFB Bo...


Covid-19 update

Mar 19, 2020

Mercer County Farm Bureau (MCFB) and your local Country Financial agents remain committed to serving the needs of our members, however, in response to the current COVID-19 virus situation, the MCFB Bo...


AG in the P.M. Market Update with Dale Durchholz

Jan 03, 2020

Plan to attend the:  Ag in the P.M. Program Guest Speaker:  Dale Durchholz, Principal of Grain Cycles    Date:         &n...


WEATHER, TRADE WAR CREATE CHALLENGING TIMES 'Frustrating, challenging': Illinois, Iowa farmers say 2019 is a difficult year

Nov 12, 2019

https://qconline.com/news/local/frustrating-challenging-illinois-iowa-farmers-say-is-a-difficult-year/article_c5541558-8f82-56be-a459-b73d341d644e.html In a recent article published in the Dispatch...


KWQC TV6 Interview: Snow impacting harvest

Nov 12, 2019

http://www.kwqc.com/video?vid=564785312 Mercer County Farm Bureau Director, Justin Ewing, completed an on-camera interview Monday evening, Nov. 11th, which aired on the 10:00 o'clock news....


IAAF Foundation Scholarships

Oct 24, 2019

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Holiday Nuts and Candy

Oct 16, 2019

We still have have nuts and candies available for sale, stop by our office at 206 SE 3rd St., Aledo, between our office hours of 8:00 - 4:30 Mon-Fri. Item         ...


Market Outlook Seminar Series

Aug 20, 2019

Join us at 6:15 p.m., March 12, 2020 for the next Market Outlook Seminar Lavendar Crest Winery:  5401 US Highway 6, Colona, IL  61241 (www.lavendercrest.com) Mich...



Ag in the Classroom

Feb 04, 2019

In December, New Boston Second Graders learned all about dairy cows and the dairy products that get made from their milk. Christine Frieden, New Boston Ag in the Classroom Volunteer, shows the stu...