Tree sale in April


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This sign is one of may posted around the area. This is for the upcoming seedling sale, conducted by the Future Farmers of America at Clear Fork. Louise Swartzwalder | Bellville Star

This sign is one of may posted around the area. This is for the upcoming seedling sale, conducted by the Future Farmers of America at Clear Fork. Louise Swartzwalder | Bellville Star


MANSFIELD — Clear Fork Future Farmers of America (FFA) Alumni in partnership with Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) is holding the annual tree seedling sale April 6 and 7.

The sales will be at multiple locations. The sale proceeds benefit Clear Fork FFA programs.

The locations are: Richland County Fairgrounds Nature Park: April 6, from 9 a.m. until p.m. and April 7 from 8 a.m. until 12 noon, or all seedlings are sold

Clear Fork High School back parking lot, April 6 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Planktown Market near Shiloh (at inside door), April 6 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The tree seedlings cost $10.00 per bundle of eight. For orders larger than 30 bundles, please call Clear Fork High School at 419-886-2601 or Jim at 419-564-3881. All other sales are available on a first come, first serve basis with cash or checks only being accepted. All sales are final with no guarantee of survival.

To make arrangements to purchase all left-over seedlings, call Jim at 419-564-3881.

Tree species include: Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Arborvitae, White Oak, Sugar Maple, Persimmon, Tulip Poplar, Red Oak, Black Walnut, Scarlet Oak, Black Cherry, Flowering Dogwood, Red Mulberry, Ohio Buckeye and Tree Nut and Flowering Packs. Bluebird Houses will also be available for purchase.

An order form and information regarding the sale may be found at http://richlandswcd.net/tree-seedling-sale.

The Clear Fork FFA Chapter is a premiere leadership organization, centered around agriculture and personal development. According to statistics, half of the world’s jobs involve food. Our goal is to educate and provide students with a background in agriculture so that regardless of where they end up in the future, if their future job involves agriculture or not, they will have an inborn fondness and knowledge for the production methods and science of the United States Agriculture Sector.

Richland Soil and Water Conservation District develops, implements and assists landowners, government agencies and our partners with a wide range of natural resource conservation programs.

Programs and assistance of the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability or veteran status.

This sign is one of may posted around the area. This is for the upcoming seedling sale, conducted by the Future Farmers of America at Clear Fork. Louise Swartzwalder | Bellville Star
https://www.thebellvillestar.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2018/03/web1_trees.jpgThis sign is one of may posted around the area. This is for the upcoming seedling sale, conducted by the Future Farmers of America at Clear Fork. Louise Swartzwalder | Bellville Star

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