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Northern Illinois Farm Show Returns to DeKalb

The Northern Illinois Farm Show returns to the Convocation Center in DeKalb on January 9 and 10, 2019. The two-day show, presented by IDEAgroup, features...

National Farmer’s Day October 12

Today is National Farmer's Day, a day to recognize the hard-working farmers who put food on our tables and also boost our economy by...

Historical Markers of DeKalb County

For those who liked Eight Things That Began in DeKalb County, IL, here is a treasure trove of DeKalb County history, shared by the Dekalb...
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Give the Gift of Grain

Donating a gift of grain can make a lasting difference. The value of the grain can be used to support charitable causes in your...

Farmers: Your lungs are never worth the risk!

Your lungs are never worth the risk. Carolyn Sheridan from AgriSafe discusses with a farm family the importance of using masks in agricultural settings...

Shabbona couple prepares barn for wedding, DeKalb County Barn Tour

For one Shabbona couple, their wedding budget has also become an investment into their property. While they don’t actively farm their property on Miller...

If you have a background in agriculture, we need YOU!

Does your New Year's resolution involve volunteering more often? If you have a background in agriculture, we need YOU! Sign up to share your passion...

What is that? Machine Sheds, Barns and Corn Cribs

Click on an image below for a larger view! From The DeKalb County Farm Bureau's Connection publication

Precision Farming

Precision agriculture technologies are used by more than 50 percent of farmers. GPS and auto-steer guidance systems are two types of precision agriculture used on today’s...

What is soil and how do you make it?

This was one of the many questions asked during the Sycamore Middle School Farm Field Trip. No matter the age, many adults and children...

Is teaching about agriculture worth all the effort?

Stray Kernels by Rhodora Collins, DeKalb County Farm Bureau's Ag Literacy Coordinator Sixteen densely packed binders in my office symbolize the years of Summer Ag Institutes...

Innovations in Horticulture

The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association, Inc. (DAAHA) announces the first of their 2012 Fall noon presentations. This Wednesday, October 31st, Innovations in Horticulture...