Agriculture

Nashville FFA Chapter Succeeds At District Horticulture

    Members who participated were, BACK ROW, Alex Johannes, Austin Schorfheide, Tyler Jahnke, Tabor Kozuszek, Bailey Schorfheide, Holli Fullerton, and Emily Stern, and FRONT ROW, Emily Wisely, Danya Parrish, Mady Reichmann, Johnna Bergmann, Reighn Stofferahn, Karlie Voss, and Liz Biermann. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     The Nashville FFA Horticulture team recently brought home some

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Farm Bureau Seeking Applications For Impact Grant Program

At the Washington County Farm Bureau, we understand the amount of hard work and sweat equity that is required to make a lasting impact in our community. For over 90 years, the Washington County Farm Bureau has offered programs and services in Washington County to inform, strengthen, and develop the agricultural industry. We continue that

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Nashville FFA Excels In District V Job Interview

    Contestants included, FROM LEFT, Mason Niedbalski, Carli Hoffman, Austin Schorfheide, and Callie McClay. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     On April 26, members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the District V Job Interview Career Development Event held at the SIU College of Agriculture Sciences. This contest is designed to help members enhance their

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Washington County News Column- March 29, 2017

Back To Basics: Growing And Cooking Greens Growing Greens in the garden go way beyond spinach and kale. Get the most nutrition out of your garden by incorporating several varieties of greens in your planting. University of Illinois Extension will present a program all about ‘greens.’ We will define what makes a green a green.

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County Farm Bureau To Offer Fire Extinguisher Inspection/Recharge Program

The Washington County Farm Bureau Young Leader and Women’s Committees are offering free inspections of fire extinguishers and reduced/subsidized fees to have them recharged and/or replaced as required. We are partnering with Albers Fire Protection Equipment (from Beckemeyer) for an on-site event at the Farm Bureau office in Nashville from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, March

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Section 22 FFA Public Speaking CDE Held At Marissa High School

By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter     Extemporaneous, Prepared, and Creed speaking were performed on February 15 at Marissa High School for the Section 22 Public Speaking CDE (Career Development Event). There were 40 students and ten schools in attendance. Extemporaneous public speaking consisted of competitors randomly drawing three topics and selecting one to

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