Agriculture

FFA Chapter Annual Report Presented To Board

Ag Department And FFA Chapter Accomplishments Detailed For School Board By Alex Haglund The NCHS Board received an annual report from the Agriculture Department and FFA Chapter at their final meeting of the school year, held the evening of June 25. The report was presented to the board in paper form, by Principal Mark Begando.

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Texas Has Many Flowers To Enjoy Too!

Master Gardener Scoop – July 4, 2018 By Majo Bates Master Gardener May 30th we took off to go visit my brother, Mark Morris and my sister-in-law, Rhonda Morris, who reside in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Knowing that I am a Master Gardener, they wanted to take Rodney and me to some places in

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75th Annual Washington County Fair Slated for July 10- July 14

The Washington County Fair will celebrate its 75th year this year. The fair will run July 10 – 14. Grandstand Schedule Tuesday, July 10 will feature an ITPA Tractor Pull beginning at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, July 11, will be a Mini Demolition Derby. On Thursday, July 12, the community is invited to participate in

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It’s June! Time to Finish Those Spring Clean-Up Chores

Master Gardener Scoop – June 27, 2018 By Linda Summers, Master Gardener If you did not get all your gardening tasks done in May, it is not too late to finish in June! There are tasks in your yard–from your shrubs to your flower beds to your lawn and trees–to complete as we enter the

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Raised Bed Garden Tour June 29

University of Illinois Extension News – June 27, 2018 On Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to Noon students of the Hoyleton Children’s Home and University of Illinois Extension will host an open house at the Raised Bed Garden located at the corner of Maple and North Center Street (two Blocks east of the Children’s

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Nashville FFA Participates At State Poultry CDE

By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On April 27, five Nashville FFA members went to the State Poultry Judging CDE hosted at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The CDE consisted of a general knowledge test, live bird grading, carcass grading, further processed defects grading, exterior quality factors grading, parts identification, exterior and interior quality grading, and

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Clean and Green

Eager Beavers Day Of Service The Nashville Eager Beavers 4-H Club spent Saturday, June 9, at the Centralia Clean and Green Recycling Center. Members helped the local residents unload their recyclables and then sort them for packaging to the various recycling outlets. The Eager Beavers would like to remind the community to utilize the recycling

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Nashville Eager Beavers Welcome New Members

New members: front row: Wyatt Herrmann, Jayla Ledford, Brynn Stiegman, Therese Herrmann, Matthew Gollaher. Back Row: Alex Johannes, Makayla Gajewski, Maddie Hasheider, Rylan Senior, Calista Herrmann, Dillon Herrmann, Chloe Johns, not present for photo Bradley Bender, Erin Bender, Natalie Finke, Katie Mason, Marley Meinert, Tatyana Prince, Dax Redenius, Alexys Spratt. 4-H Chapter Welcomes Youths From

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Let’s Be Fussy When We Transplant

Master Gardener Scoop – June 20, 2018 By Will Summers, Master Gardener It is that time of year that all our garden centers and even variety stores abound with potted seedlings and a cornucopia of all forms of plant-life and gardening materials. This raises our concerns over the proper handling and transplanting of plants. I

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4-H Home Economics Show To Be June 27

University of Illinois Extension News – June 20, 2018 The 4-H show season, which kicked off in early May with the Public Speaking Contest, will continue June 27 with the Home Economics Show. The show is at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Nashville starting at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with the

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