Bureau County, Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a College Open House Day for Agriculture on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Birkey’s Farm Store in Henry. This is a great opportunity for area students to meet locally with representatives from schools that offer Agriculture programs. 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, Illinois Valley Community 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. With one in four jobs in Illinois being related to agriculture, we feel that an event of this type is very important. Open House hours will be from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Bureau County schools have been assigned to the first session but if you can request the second session.
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 should be reported before November 1, 2022, in order to assure adequate seating.