(OLNEY) The Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District is gearing up for its Annual Meeting coming up on Thursday night, January 24, at The Holiday Restaurant & Hotel in Olney. Beginning with registration at 5:30, the buffet meal will be served at 6:00, followed by the annual business meeting and more. The $10 meal tickets are now on sale by contacting any Director, by calling the SWCD office and reserving tickets, or by stopping by the SWCD office. For those who stop by the SWCD office, they’ll need to enter the USDA building through the east door. If any questions, call 618-392-7141, extension #3.
(OLNEY/NEWTON) The Illinois Farm Bureau and Country Financial are teaming up to host a series of winter crop meetings for local farmers across the state. One such meeting will be held this coming Monday, January 14, to be held at the Country Financial Center on the Edwards County Fairgrounds in Albion. The event will start with a complimentary dinner at 6:00, with an Ag Marketing Panel to follow, and a “question and answer” time for local farmers as well. All area producers and landowners are encouraged to attend.