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Agriculture / Conservation Corner
State Agriculture Director:

Chris Bourque
Colchester Grange #78

E-mail the Agriculture Director


Committee:

Jon Russell
Riverton Grange #169

Dennis Jasmine

Riverton Grange #169

Nancy Mascio
Bridgewater Grange # 153


Agriculture / Conservation News ...
February News from East Central Pomona

East Central Pomona will not meet until March 4th so please work on your resolutions, sewing and crafts, and pay your dues so you can receive the 5th Degree Word.

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December News from Whigville Grange

Whigville Grange will hold a Cookie Walk on Dec. 3 at the Terryville Congregational Church, Rte. 6 in Terryville.

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Agriculture / Conservation Notes ...
Agriculture Committee Nomination Forms ...

The two nomination forms for the 2016 Connecticut State Grange Agriculture Committee contests will soon be available for download. Please click the links to view and download each PDF file.

Outstanding Professional Nomination Form - 2016 - Coming Soon
This is an award designed to recognize a farmer less than 40 years of age who stands out as an exemplary young farmer.

Outstanding Young Professional Nomination Form - 2016 - Coming Soon
For the professional who demonstrates an outstanding interest in the promotion or advancement of agriculture.


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

Stay up to date with the CT State Grange Agriculture Committee by following them on Facebook and Twitter --

CT State Grange Agriculture Committee on Facebook

CT State Grange Agriculture Committee on Twitter

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.

3. Young Professional Award -- This is an award designed to recognize a farmer less than 40 years of age who stands out as an exemplary young farmer.

4. Outstanding Professional Award -- is available for the professional who
demonstrates an outstanding interest in the promotion or advancement of
agriculture.

Applicationsand additional information will be available for download or you can contact the State Agriculture Director.


Quarterly Award - Grange Professional Spotlight

Grange Professional Spotlight - a Grange member who is doing something noteworthy in their career. Someone who demonstrates the power of a Grange member and the role of Agriculture in Connecticut. Please do not hesitate to send us ideas of people who are doing great things.

Examples:
• Starting a business
• Aggressive expansion of an existing business
• Executive promotion in their career

Spotlight includes:
• Story in newsletter, web or print
• Story posted on website

Send your submissions to agriculture@ctstategrange.org

 
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.


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