It’s time for the Peoria County Farm Bureau annual Photo Contest. This year there will be six categories, with a total of 13 cash prices. First place in each category is $50; second place is $25 and Best of Show for $100.

The 6 categories include: 1. Nature and Wildlife, 2. Farm Animals,  3. Barns,  4. Antique Farm Tractors and Equipment,  5. 4-H, FFA, and Country Kids, and6. Families and Farm Activities

The rules for this year’s Photo Contest include

•           Must be a farm bureau member, spouse, child, or dependent to enter

•           All photos must be 100% original, no editing allowed

•           All photos must be taken in Peoria County

•           A single person can only win a total of 3 cash prices

•           Each person can submit up to 4 pictures per each category

•           All photos must be entered in hard copy form without a frame

•           Each photo must be submitted with a label with their name and address on the back

•           Each photo must have the category the photo is being entered in, on the back

All photos must be submitted by Tuesday, September 1st by 5 p.m. to the Farm Bureau office. Please note that Peoria County Farm Bureau reserves the right to enlarge and/or duplicate photos for promotions. In past years photos have been used for a calendar, ag educational purposes at the Heart of Illinois Fair, Farmers Share of the Food Dollar Breakfast, and Ag-In-The –Classroom presentations in Peoria County Schools.

For more information please contact the Peoria County Farm Bureau office at 309-686-7070.

Coming Events.....

Annual Grassroots Picnic on Tuesday, August 25, at the Farm Bureau Park south of Kickapoo. A pork loin meal will be served Farm Bureau members and their families are invited to attend. There is no cost but reservations are required.  Call 686-7070 by Thursday, August 20.


On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Peoria County Farm Bureau will sponsor a motor coach to the Farm Progress Show in Decatur. Cost is $30 for Farm Bureau members, and $40 for Non-Members.



Peoria County Farm Bureau membership is now more convenient.

  • Register online and you can:
  • See your Farm Bureau Membership
  • Make changes such as an address or phone number
  • Pay your membership dues online
  • See what publications you are getting
  • Print off a copy of your membership card

Go to: https://www.ilfbmember.org


The Peoria County Farm Bureau is an organization that exists for the benefit of its members in Peoria County. Benefits our members enjoy include:

  • Discounts on Products and Services
  • Subscription to The Farmer or Partners
  • Discounts on Insurance

If you’d like to get these benefits, click on the Membership bar at the top of the page, print our  Membership Application , and mail it to Peoria County Farm Bureau.