College Day planned for area students, Nov. 7


HENRY – The Bureau County Farm Bureau, along with Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a College Open House Day for Agriculture on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 10-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m. at Birkey’s Farm Store in Henry. This is a great opportunity for area students to meet locally with representatives of these schools.

The following schools who offer agriculture programs have been invited: Illinois State University, University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, Black Hawk East, Joliet Junior College, Sauk Valley Community College, Parkland College and Illinois Central College.  If you are interested in majoring in agriculture, please feel free to attend the program and utilize this opportunity to meet with nine Illinois colleges. 

All sophomore, junior and senior students from the high schools in Bureau, Marshall, Putnam, and Stark counties that are interested in pursuing a career in an agricultural field are invited to attend. Bureau County schools have been assigned to the first session but if you would prefer the second session it can be requested.

If you have any questions regarding the day, or know a student who would like to attend please contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau at (815) 875-6468. Registration due before Nov. 1.