Nashville FFA Earns 4th Place At Soil Judging By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On Wednesday, October 4, six members of the Nashville FFA Chapter participated in the Section 21 Soil Judging contest hosted by Kaskaskia College. The Soil Judging Career Development Event is designed for students enrolled in Agricultural Science or Agricultural Resource Management classes.
Fall Is In The Air – Or – What Is That Special “Fall” Feeling? –– Master Gardener Scoop – October 18, 2016
Fall Is In The Air – Or – What Is That Special “Fall” Feeling? Master Gardener Scoop – October 18, 2016 By Will Summers Master Gardener The Autumnal Equinox was a month ago, the harvest moon was last week and the days are notably shorter now. You may feel as though “fall is in the
Fall Is Chestnut Time – Master Gardener Scoop, October 11, 2017 By Linda Summers, Master Gardener Over the past week and a half, our Chinese chestnut trees have been dropping their chestnuts. Every morning, my husband searches the ground for chestnuts, hoping to collect them before the squirrels do! The Chinese chestnut, or Castanea mollissima,
Master Gardeners Hold Fall Plant Swap
Washington County 4-H Members Celebrate National 4-H Week Washington County youth are joining the more than 6 million 4-H members across the nation in celebration of National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7. “4-H’s learn by doing philosophy encourages youth to experiment, innovate, and think independently, said Liz Miller, University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator. “4-H grows
Nashville FFA Successful In Horse Judging Competitions By Alex Johannes Chapter Reporter FFA members recently participated in the Section 21 and District V Horse Judging Career Development Events. The Section competition was held at the King City Saddle Club in Mt. Vernon, on September 1, while the District competition was held at Southern Illinois University
Something In The Soil?
Nashville FFA Wins Tractor Driving CDE By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Nobody likes to show off their tractor driving skills more than FFA members! On September 14, members from the Nashville FFA Chapter did exactly that when they went to West Frankfort to participate in the Tractor Driving CDE. This contest consists of two components:
Nashville FFA Hosts Kickoff Cookout By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On August 28, Nashville FFA members gathered at the Nashville Memorial Park to kick off the new year! Everyone came together to meet and get to know other members while playing an assortment of small games such as football, wiffle ball, water balloon toss and
The Nashville News has received show award winners names as well as scores of photos from the U of I County Extension of those honored for their 4-H shows from this year. In the past, due to the volume of these photos, we have printed them piecemeal, a process that could stretch out for months.