Farm News

Kirwan Named To AFBF Advisory Panel


A local farmer has been selected to serve on an advisory panel for the American Farm Bureau Federation.  Jeff Kirwan of New Windsor has been named to the AFBF Farm Policy Advisory Committee. Kirwan has been involved in farm policy…

Kirwan Looking Forward To Role On IFB Board


Former Mercer County Farm Bureau president Jeff Kirwan looking forward to his new role serving on the Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors.  He spent 13 years as Mercer County Farm Bureau president. Kirwan attended the American Farm Bureau Federation…

Mercer County FFA Chapter Receives $2,500 Donation

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The Mercer County FFA Chapter has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Dale Zachert of Aledo.   The donation will help the organization provide scholarships to FFA students…