Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with the Scioto County Farm Bureau is hosting another Conservation School event. The event is scheduled for the evening of February 19, 2019 at the SOMC Friends Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. The event will start at 6:00pm with a quick dinner and we expect to be finished before 9:30. Cost to attend Adults $5 for Farm Bureau Members/ $10 for non-members. Fee payable at the door or online through the registration process.
Attendees will have the chance to sit in on two classes that evening and all youth attendees will have the option of spending the class sessions in our kids zone and participate in activities, crafts, guest speakers, and more. The class sessions for the event will cover a variety of topics and our goal is to connect you to local resources to help make your plans and interests a reality. Each session is taught by local experts and supports good land stewardship and conservation.
Class sessions topics include: Greenhouse Basics with Brad Bergefurd OSU Extension Educator, Small Farm Livestock with Rich Sherman FFA Educator, Alternative Woodland Crops: Ginseng with Tanner Filyaw of Rural Action, Water Quality and the Scioto Brush Creek with Jody Newton McAllister of the Friends of Scioto Brush Creek, Black Vulture Management with Gary Ludwig of USDA APHIS, and Soap Making with Leighann Boggs.
Scioto County Farm Bureau's partnership with this event brings many door prizes for each session. Attendees have the opportunity to win tools and books about a session topic and some of the great prizes lined up this year include a kayak and an electric fence system as well as many more! Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn, connect, and potentially walk away with cool stuff too.
Pre-registration is requested and you can complete that online by following the link on this page or by calling the Farm Bureau office at 740-286-0498.