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Agriculture / Conservation Corner
State Agriculture Director:

J Allen Cameron
Ekonk Community Grange #89

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Committee:

Dennis Jasmine
Riverton Grange #169

Nancy Mascio
Bridgewater Grange # 153

Irene Percoski
Enfield Grange # 151

Ted Powell (Mentor)
Lyme Grange # 147


Agriculture / Conservation News ...
September 2019 News from N. Stonington Community Grange No. 138

Sept. 13: “The Birds” Sept. 27: “and the Bees” We held only one meeting in July due to the North Stonington Agricultural Fair and the New London County 4H Expo being held on our grounds the second and fourth weekends. Both fairs involve many of our members and their hard work is much appreciated.

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Agriculture / Conservation News: Enjoy Pumpkins

Pumpkins: Pumpkins are a good source of vitamins and are good to eat. They are a variety of winter squash like butternut or acorn squash. Winter squash are left on the vine until they are mature, have a hard rind and are baked for eating.

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Agriculture / Conservation Notes ...

Agriculture Committee Nomination Forms ...

Nomination forms for the 2020 Connecticut State Grange Agriculture Committee contests will soon be available for download. Please click the links to view and download each PDF file.

Outstanding Young Agricultural Professional Award
A nominee for the Outstanding Agricultural Young Professional Award should be an individual that has demonstrated excellence in their career and is under the age of 30. They must be a Grange Member and can be in any industry as long as they demonstrate leadership and professional skills. Nominations should include the following information and forms may be obtained by contacting the Director or the State Grange Secretary.

Nominee: Name, Address, Phone, Email.
Nominated by: Grange Name & No., Contact Person, Phone, Email.
1. Please describe the industry and position the candidate is involved in.
2. Please describe the difference they have made in their industry, community and/or Grange.
3. What are the candidate's goals, including any furthering of education?

Oustanding Agricultural Professional Award
A nominee for the Outstanding Agricultural Professional Award should be an individual that has demonstrated excellence in their career. They must be a Grange member and can be in any industry as long as they demonstrate leadership and professional skills that the Grange stresses. Nominations should include the following information and forms may be obtained by contacting the Director or the State Grange Secretary.

Nominee: Name, Address, Phone, Email.
Nominated by: Grange Name & No., Contact Person, Phone, Email.
1. Please describe the industry and position the candidate is involved in.
2. Please describe the difference they have made in their industry, community and/or Grange.
3. What are the candidate's goals?


CT State Grange Agriculture Committee on Facebook and Twitter ...

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Did you know ...

The Agriculture / Conservation Committee will be offering the following activities for all Granges to participate in:

1. Donation to Heifer International, with total donations from throughout the year to be presented at the Banquet at the Connecticut State Grange Annual Session.

2. Agriculturally Related Resolutions -- If a Community or Pomona Grange endorses any resolutions related to agriculture they can be submitted to the State Grange for action at the annual session by directing those resolutions to the Director of the Agriculture Committee.


Heifer International - "Ending Hunger, Caring for the Earth"...

Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Heifer does this by providing appropriate livestock, training and related services to small-scale farmers and communities worldwide.

www.heifer.org


Mission Statement ...

The mission of the Connecticut State Grange Agriculture Committee is to promote excellence in Connecticut agriculture by nurturing interest, education, and recognition of excellence in agriculture throughout Connecticut and by recommending and/or endorsing legislative positions that enhance the future of Connecticut's Agriculture.

Adopted by the Agriculture Committee of the Connecticut State Grange on May 21, 2003.


Tools available for Download ...

Visit the Downloads page to find numerous brochures, posters, forms, and more available for download for all aspects of the Grange in Connecticut.

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