'Adopt An Acre' Program
August 30, 2023
State Representative Tony McCombie recently toured several area farms throughout the community. McCombie visited a grain and dairy heifer farm in Pearl City, a non-certified organic farm in Pecatonica, and a corn and alfalfa farm in Rockton. She learned about the efficient, environmental friendly processes and the concerns the families face that can hinder productive farm operations.
The Shedd Farm in Rockton was part of the Winnebago-Boone County Farm Bureau's "Adopt an Acre" program. The program invites participants to adopt an acre of corn or soybeans during the growing season, r...