Annual Sales and Events Happening Now
Exciting things are happening at the Preble SWCD as we gear up for spring. Below is a list of some of the things we have coming up:
- Annual Plant Sale: TODAY, March 22nd, is the last day to order from our plant sale! Click here to download an order form. Cash and checks are accepted in the office. Orders must be picked up on April 9th between 7:30am and 3:30pm.
- Annual Fish Sale: Our fish fingerlings are on sale until April 12th! An order form is available here, or stop by the office to pick one up.
- Cover Crop Field Day: We are hosting a field day on March 26th at 5pm. To RSVP, call the office at 937-456-5159. The event and meal are free, thanks to our sponsors Beck's Hybrids, Fennig Equipment, Brubaker Grain & Chemical, and Peak Agronomy! The flyer is available for download here.
Wanted: Conservation Day Camp Counselors!
Interested in volunteering as a day camp counselor this summer? We know just the camp! Come join us June 17th through June 21st from 9am to 3pm, as we host our 4th annual Conservation Day Camp here in Preble County! We are looking for fun, enthusiastic, and responsible young adults looking to gain experience in leadership, outdoor knowledge, and education. Enjoy a beautiful week exploring the outdoors as you lead our 2nd through 5th grade students through several learning activities and Conservation Day Camp traditions! As a day camp counselor, you will also be eligible to receive a recommendation for job and college applications, as well as volunteer hours for various organizations. To apply, click here to download a copy of the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it to the Preble SWCD office by April 15th. You may also email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information or questions, please call our office at 937-456-5159! Don't miss the coolest volunteer opportunity of the year!
Attention College Students!
Attending an accredited college and enrolled in a 2 or 4 year degree program in the field of agriculture? We have a scholarship opportunity for you! Click here for guidelines and a copy of the application. Applications must be turned in on April 5th to be considered.
A Message from the Ohio Department of Agriculture
Click here to view the letter from Ohio Department of Agriculture's (ODA) Director Dorothy Pelanda regarding "Affirmative Defense" for our producers. It is an educational letter explaining certain rights accessible to those involved in Ohio's food and agriculture industry. You may access the ODA website for more information and contacts.
Cover Crop Field Day in March
On March 26th, we are hosting a Cover Crop Field Day at 5pm. We will have several vendors and applicators available, a guest speaker, and a field walk on Keith and Dan Schmidt's farm. If you would like to attend, click here for an RSVP flyer. This a free event with a meal provided by Beck's Hybrids, Fennig Equipment, and Brubaker Grain & Chemical! RSVP tickets must be turned in by March 15th.