It’s been a successful start to the 2021 season with both corn plots getting planted on April 24th!
Scholarship winners will be receiving letters in the mail by the end of June. We had 5 total winners this year! They will be officially announced at our golf outing.
Here are our organization’s events for the summer:
Kane County Corn Growers Annual Golf Outing
Thursday July 15th – 10:00 am Shotgun Start – Sycamore Golf Club
We are going to have the golf outing at the Sycamore Golf Club on Rt. 64 this year due to uncertainties from our previous location. Registration begins at 9 am. Shotgun start at 10 am. Sign up is now available, please text or call Doug Keifer at 630-800-5679 by July 8th to reserve your spot or if you have any questions. The cost is $60 per person. Dinner, door prizes, 50/50 raffle drawing and scholarship awards will take place after golf.
Kane County Corn Growers Annual Plot Picnic Supper
Wednesday September 8th – 5:30 Dinner – KCCG Plot
We will have a grain and agronomy speaker on hand to share their insights and answer any questions that you may have for them! We will provide a catered meal from the Country Store in Sycamore. There will be no cost to attend this event. Please call or text Bryan Van Bogaert at 630-258-7426 by September 3rd if you’d like to attend or if you have any questions.
If you have any questions about anything please reach out to any of our board members!
Bryan Van Bogaert
Registration is now available for the 2021 Kane County Corn Growers Corn Hybrid Test Plot!
As usual, we will be using a third party company to plant the corn on corn and corn on soybean plots.
Applications and seed delivery are due by April 10th.
2021 KCCG Plot registration form
If you have any questions please reach out to Brad Fabrizius, Plot Committee Chairman, at email@example.com or 630-333-8575.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Kane County Corn Growers Scholarships!
Applications are due by May 1st, 2021, winners will be picked by June 1st and then all the winners will be invited to our annual golf outing dinner to be honored and receive their scholarship award.
This is eligible for all high school seniors going to college and all current college students that are either members themselves or have parents/guardians that are KCCG members!
Any questions please reach out to Jeff Laczynski, Education Committee Chairman, at 630-330-7832.
KCCG Scholarship Form 2021
Thank you to everyone that made 2020 a successful year for the Kane County Corn Growers. Looking ahead to 2021, you can expect more of the same from the organization. Here are some things to look forward to in the upcoming year:
- College Scholarships – Applications will be available by end of March
- Corn Hybrid Plots – corn on corn and corn on soybean plot registration will be available by the end of March
- Plot Scouting Clinic – speakers at the plot to cover updates on the current growing season, will take place at the end of June
- Golf Outing – dinner and golf taking place at Hughes Creek Golf Course in Elburn, will take place at the end of July
- Plot Night – grain and agronomy speakers and catered dinner at the plot, will take place at the end of August
We have monthly board meetings and are always open to any questions or comments so please reach out to any of our board members if you’d like to express anything.
Here are the results from our 2020 Plot! We had 30 hybrids in each of the plots. They were planted on May 10th and harvested on October 22nd by SBT Services. Please reach out to our plot chairman, Brad Fabrizius, at 630-333-8575 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Registration and delivery for seed was supposed to be today, but with everyone on somewhat of a lock down, we will extend the deadline to at least the end of the month. Please get your registration forms to me at your earliest convenience. Hold on to the seed until we can find a good place to deliver it as the office is closed where we normally deliver it to.
The Kane County Corn Growers Association invites you to participate in our 34th annual corn hybrid plot. Visit our Test Plot Web-page for more information and registration materials.
The objective of the Kane County Corn Growers scholarship program is to assist students pursuing higher education and agriculture-related jobs and careers. Scholarships are available for both high school seniors and college students. You or your parent/guardian must be a Kane County Corn Growers member to qualify for the scholarship. A single applicant may be awarded the scholarship no more than 2 times. For membership details see our homepage.
Application is due May 1, 2020
Thank you to all those members that attended this year’s Annual Banquet on January 15, 2020. We all look forward to 2020!
You will need to RSVP in order to attend the event and seat sales will end January 10, 2020. The cost this year will be $20 per person. The annual meeting is to be held on January 15, 2020. Appetizers will be served starting at 6:00 pm with a dinner and presentation to follow at 6:15 pm.
There are 3 ways to get your seat at this event:
- Contact ANY board member to purchase your seat.
- Send a check to “Kane County Corn Growers” to the address above. Just be sure to list the names of each guest so they can be added to the list.
- Stop in at CHS in Elburn and purchase your seat.