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Spring tree and perennial planting workshop

Learn what to plant and how to do it in Secrest Arboretum’s Spring Planting Workshop. It’s a hands-on, rain-or-shine, get-your-hands-dirty practice session. Trees, shrubs and perennials are the focus. It’s next Wednesday, May 18. “We’ll work with woody and herbaceous plants,” said Ken Cochran, the arboretum’s program coordinator and one of …

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NCGA supports FTAs

National Corn Growers Association CEO Rick Tolman released the following statement in support of the pending free trade agreements with Korea, Colombia and Panama.  Tolman testified before the House Agriculture Committee. “Increased production and a consistent product make the United States a reliable supplier of corn in the world market. …

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4-H: A model for youth development

By Doc Sanders I imagine that most of you are familiar with 4-H and may know that educator A. B. Graham, who was born in Champaign County and grew up near Lena, founded the youth organization in 1902. My kids actually completed their primary education at A.B. Graham Schools, which …

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State FFA Convention Coverage

The Ohio FFA Convention is underway and we have complete coverage via our FFA news section. Session 1 State FFA Officer Entrance Part 1 Proficiency Award Results Photo Gallery of Session 1 Recap of Session 1 from our student reporters Devon Alexander goes backstage to get a behind the scenes …

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