Agriculture

Winter Tree Identification Workshop Recently Held For Area Residents –– U of I Extension News, March 1, 2017

Winter Tree Identification Workshop Chris Evans, Research Forester for University of Illinois Extension recently presented a workshop on Winter Tree Identification.  The workshop had over 30 participants from Bond, Clinton, Marion, Jefferson and Washington Counties. The cool temperatures and intermittent rain did not deter them from learning in an outdoor classroom. The class was held

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On-the-Road Seminar – Motor Vehicle Regulations For Illinois Farmers

Trucking regulations are complicated, and farm exemptions compound that complexity.  Seems everyone has a different answer to your question.  Come join us at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Kaskaskia College’s Agricultural Building, 27210 College Road, Centralia, IL to sort truth from conjecture and fact from rumor. We’re hosting this two-hour seminar that

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March 17 Deadline For AFA Leadership Conference And $3,200 Scholarship

Since 1996, AFA’s partnerships have awarded more than $9 million in academic scholarships, and provided leader training to 13,000 students and young professionals. In Washington County alone, 17 students have received $54,400 in scholarships during the 14-year community partnership with AFA. Eligibility requirements for the Washington County Community Scholarship include any high school seniors enrolling

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Section 22 FFA Proficiency Awards

By Section 22 FFA Reporter Mallory Unverfehrt FFA members take their projects to the next level. On February 1st the Section 22 FFA members turned in their SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experience)’s record books to be judged by the Section 22 FFA Ag Teachers. Books were judged on ability to keep records, jobs and responsibilities, scope

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U of I Extension News – February 22, 2017

4-H Barn Quilts Club The 4-H Barn Quilts Special Interest (SPIN) Club will be kicking off the Spring season soon. The second year of this exciting club will continue the project they began last year with beautiful barn quilts to be displayed across Washington County. Youth learn to construct the frame, prime the wood, visual

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Section 22 Parliamentary Procedure CDE

By Section 22 FFA Reporter, Mallory Unverfehrt     Robert’s Rule of Order were performed at the Section 22 FFA Parliamentary Procedure CDE (Career Development Event) on January 11th at Kaskaskia College in Centralia. Section 22 was represented by Marissa, New Athens, Okawville, Valmeyer, and Waterloo FFA Chapters. This CDE is competed in with teams of

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Section 22 FFA Members Recommended For State Degrees

By Section 22 FFA Reporter, Mallory Unverfehrt Section 22 FFA has recommended 23 FFA members for their State Degrees after applications were sent in and interviews were complete on February 8 at Waterloo Community High School. The State FFA Degree is the highest degree offered by the State of Illinois, it is second overall only

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