Agriculture Archived

Master Gardeners Receive Advanced Certification

Master Gardeners Deanna Ratermann (Germantown), Kathy Kingsley (Centralia), and Linda Summers (Nashville) received Advanced Master Gardener Certification in Ecology at their recent holiday gathering. To receive advanced certification current Master Gardeners must complete an additional twenty hours of continuing education by certified instructors in the chosen subject matter. All three Master Gardeners completed the entire

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Agriculture Market Report

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Soybeans, yellow, per bu. $9.98 Soft wheat, per bu. 3.72 Corn, yellow, per bu. 3.38 Milo, per bu. 2.49 Retail Corn, per bu. 3.53 Soybean meal, per ton 385.00

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Washington County Farm Bureau Honored At IFB Meeting

Gale Koelling, Mike Chwasczinski, Wayne Lintker, and Roger Greten were the Washington County Farm Bureau Delegates participating in the policy debate process during the resolutions process of the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Chicago. The Washington County Farm Bureau (CFB) was one of only five county Farm Bureaus to receive the Illinois Farm Bureau’s

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Weeds and Seeds? Yes, Please!

By Mallory Unverfehrt Section 22 FFA Reporter Battling through nine rounds or rings of competition, Abby Becherer from Wesclin scored two points off of a perfect score to win the Section 22 FFA Agronomy CDE (Career Development Event) held November 30th at Valmeyer High School. Each ring of competition was either crop judging or Identification

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Nashville FFA Member Receives 212° Conference Scholarship

By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Meghan Felts, a first-year FFA member, received the 212° Conference Scholarship from the Illinois FFA Foundation. This scholarship paid for the two-day conference held in Collinsville, Ill. on November 18-19. 212° – the temperature at which water boils – focuses on taking students to the boiling point of personal leadership.

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