Agriculture

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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Community Garden Talk March 24 –– U of I Extension News, March 8, 2017

Community Garden Talk March 24 Participating in a community garden can reward you with many benefits.  The benefits include eating more healthy locally grown produce, engaging in physical activity, skill building, beautification, socialization and more.  Community Gardens come in all shapes and forms.  Some gardens are GIFT Gardens (Growing Illinois Food Together), and the produce…

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Nashville FFA Participates In Public Speaking CDE

Speakers were, FROM LEFT, Cassie Fullerton, Austin Schorfheide, Cole Herrmann, Aden Hill, Callie McClay, and Chloe Pelka. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter  FFA Public Speakers recently won many honors while competing at the Section 21 Public Speaking Contest at Kaskaskia College. The contest has five categories in which speakers can compete: Varsity Prepared,…

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