DeKalb County Farm Bureau Members find value in their Farm Bureau membership by utilizing the array of benefits and services afforded them. For farmers, they value the voice that the organization provides in local and state issues pertaining to production agriculture. For families, they benefit from family activities and scholarships. For individuals, they find value in the discount programs, health and safety programs and information.
Currently, there are 6,200 DeKalb County Farm Bureau Members. When members join the county Farm Bureau they automatically are members of the Illinois Farm Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Members join the county organization for various reasons to reap the benefits. Three levels of membership are offered to meet the needs of its members.
“A” Associate Member – The Associate Member joins Farm Bureau for a variety of services and for COUNTRY Financial insurance. All membership benefits are offered with the exception of farm-related services. The “A” membership dues is $20 annually.
“M” Farm Member – Farmers and landowners are entitled to all membership benefits, including farm specific services such as voting on farm and Farm Bureau policy, receiving farm news and information and participating in agricultural meetings. Farmers pay $48 for the “M” membership.
“PM” Professional Farm Member – Agribusiness professionals are those who work for an ag-related business or are farm employees. They receive all membership benefits including farm specific services. The “PM” membership dues is $48 annually.
Click here for a copy of the membership brochure which includes a complete listing of the benefits for DeKalb County Farm Bureau Members.