Kids and parents, here's your chance to ride in a combine and support a great cause.

Save the date: October 13th!

The DeKalb County Farm Bureau has announced that it, along with local DeKalb County Farmers, will be offering combine rides with local farmers.

According to a the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, rides will take place on farms in the Sycamore, area.

Farmers will share information about field corn harvest and technology from their seat atop a modern combine, which is a harvesting machine. Interested persons will sit next to the farmer in a seat to view harvest, ask questions and have some conversations about food production. Rides will be limited to one pass across the cornfield and back. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. A limited number of rides will be offered on Saturday, October 13. Rain date will be on Sunday. Participants will be assigned times and locations for the rides.

If you or your child has ever wanted to ide in a combine and watch corn being harvested, this is your opportunity.

RIDE INFO:

  • DATE: Sat October 13    9 am - 3 pm.
  • COST: $20.00 for adults ($10.00 for children).  Proceeds will go to Farm Bureau’s Ag Literacy program.
  • RAIN DATE: SUN Oct 14th

Participating farmers: Glenn, Dale and Justin Bolander, Diehl Farms, and Carl Heide

Information and registration can be found HERE.