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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, September 10. 2009 Russell County Unit's Extension news grams. The majority of pastures in the area are not periodically soil tested. For pastures that are tested, most are found to be in need of lime and fertilizer. A recent study from the Virginia Adding Physical Activity to Your Day One Step at a Time More people are setting the goal to become more physically active. This goal can be achieved by adding simple activities to your everyday life to increase Provided by the Russell County Extension Office Your Russell County Unit of the Virginia Tech and Virginia State Extension Division-- Cornelia Estep, Scott Jessee, Donna Meade and Bill Worrell Arbor Day Foundation' s Conservation Trees booklet available III )11 II II i by Karen Gent presents this week's Extension Tech stated that 73 percent of the how much you move throughout .- The Arbor Day Foundation's ....... News. Our office is located on pastures tested in the county the day. It is important to allow recently updated ConservationCassondra Locke, of Blue- in 21st century workplace skills. 131 East Main Street, Lebanon, have pH levels below5.9. All of yourself at least two weeks to Trees booklet is now available field, Virginia and a recent She values the training she VA. Checkout our Virginia Tech the samples were low in integrate the simple steps into for only a $3 donation to the non- PlugGED In graduate, states received in professional soft Public Website Address:phosphorus. Without a doubt, your daily routine. After that, it profit tree-planting organization, that her education did notskills and feels that the program soil testing and fertilization of just becomes habit! Conservation Trees is de-follow the traditional path. really prepared her for college. ndar of Events: grazing lands offers great Try incorporating thesigned to help people plant and Cassondra dropped out of high " ......... ............... September 4-12: Russell opportunities to increase forage following tips into your daily care for trees, and features school at the beginning of her' ........... ': i County Fair and Horse Show production, schedule: illustrations, colorful photos and eleventh grade year and found September 21: Abingdon Proper sampling technique is 1. Participate in activities easy-to-followtext, out that she was pregnant with Feeder Cattle Association, Calf essential in order to receive an that you enjoy doing! You don't "The Arbor Day Foundation her daughter. Cassondra was and Yearling Saie, 7:30pmataccurate soil test report. Each have to run five miles a day to believes it is vital for people of just sixteen years old. "I knew it Tri-State Market sample should represent an area be physically active. Activities all walks of life to plant new would be difficult for / September 22-23: Tri-State of 10 acres or less. Ten to twelve such as gardening, walking, and trees and to take care of our continue my school meworktO. W2 Cow/Calf Conference, Appal-samples should be taken from even dancing can assist in your existing tree canopy," said John alongside the responsibility of a achian Fairgrounds, Gray, TN the field and mixed together to journey to becoming physically Rosenow, chief executive of the baby. When she was born, I :i October 5: Abingdon Feederform a composite sample. Send active and healthy. Foundation. "This booklet serves pretty much spent all my time t Cattle Association, Yearling and the composite sample to the lab 2. Incorporate physical as a great resource for tree taking care of her," Cassondra Calf Sale to represent the entire field, activity into social events, such planters in every area of the recalls. ,), 1 October 7: Simmental To get a good sample: as having a party that includes country." While Cassondra was living l Association's Field Day, Stuart Stay away from areasphysical activity games or going "Trees help us conserve at home with her parents, she , Land and CattleCompany, close to farm roads on a walk. energy, are good for the soil, and was court ordered to take par- Rosedale Avoid animal feeding3. Develop a support clean the air we breathe and enting classes at Clinch Valley .... : , If you need informationareas usedduringwinter ,group and have friends anddrinking water for millions of Community Action. While she ........... ..... about any of the listed events, Sample to a depth of 4 family join you in your goal. Americans. That's why it is so was there, she enrolled in a please call the Extension Office inches for pastures and meadows Exercise can be a wonderful important to properly plant new GED class in hopes of pre- at(276) 889-8056. For conventionally till- time to bond with a familytrees and care for the ones we paring to go to college. Im- Scott Jessee-Agricultureed (plowed) row crops, sample member or a friend, plus you already have." mediately upon entering the Cassondra Locke Soil Testing and Pastureto the depth of the plow layer have someone to share your Included in the Conservation class, Cassondra took and In addition to earning her Maintenance Use a clean, plastichardships and triumphs with! Trees booklet are tips on how to passed the Official GED Prac- Fall is a great time to begin bucket to collect samples 4. Plan to be physically use shade trees and windbreaks tice Tests. She was surprised at GED certificate, Cassondra was pasture maintenance. Soil testing Two additional advantages of active at a time when you are to save on energy costs, attract her test readiness, and in just a able to earn, through PlugGED In, a gold-level Career Read- :t and applying lime and fertilizer fall nutrient applications are that most energized. This allows you songbirds, create a living snow matter of days, Cassondra pass- iness Certificate, a Digital Lit- ate necessary for producing high fertilizer trucks can easily get to fully benefit from the quality forage and maintaining around (because the ground is workout, and it prevents injuries fence, and to learn how to plant ed the complete battery of GED eracy Certificate, iC3 certifica- grass/legume stands. Although firm) and the soil testing lab is that may occur if you are the right tree in the right place, tests. Cassondra remembers that t In addition, the booklet also she earned her GED th. : day tions, and 24 college credits from Southwest Virginia Corn- collecting soil samples is not one not as crowded as it is in the physically and mentally sluggish details the right way to plant and before her daughter turned two munity College. Cassondra wasi of the most exciting farm chores, spring (quick turn-around). Soil during your workout, prune trees, years old. Cassondra says, "One no other management practice testing for farmers (pastures and As you become more will have more long-term effects crop fields) is a FREE service physically active, join a class to To receive the Conservationday, she'll know it was the best also awarded a Virginia GED on milk and meat productionprovided by Virginia Tech. For help develop your skills or to Trees booklet, send a $3 check present I could ever give her. Bridge Scholarship from the than managing soil fertility, free soil testing kits or for help learn something completely new. along with your name and Basically, getting my GED was Alcoa Foundation. She is While we cannot control zheinterpreting soils test data, This will prevent you from address to: Conservation Trees, the first step in the right dire- currently enrolled in classes at weather or the commodity mar- please call the Extension Office becoming bored with the same Arbor Day Foundation, 100 ction." SWCC and is pursuing a degree kets, we can maximize pasture at 889-8056. routine and will allow you to Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NEIn October 2008, when in computer programming. production through the effic- Donna Meade - Family and expand your physical ability and 68410, or order online at recruiting began for the first haveCassndraa plan, andSays'l want"I tonWbe iency of our soil fertility pro-Consumer Science meet new people, PlugGED In class, Cassondra s the best parent I can be. It's ees. former GED instructor, Wanda never too late to make your " Lawson, told her about the , Ad Network I PAWS moots every third program. Now the mother of dreams come true. I want my GOT LAND? Special Government HAPPY JACK FLEAI Thursday of the month, 6two young children, Cassondra BEACON: controls fleas in thepm at the Oxbow Center. applied for admission and was A LAND GIVEAWAY! 21 AC- $93,874 STREAMS/VIEWS RIVER ACCESS Close to DC Beltway Unbelievable mountain parcel w/ hardwoods & pine. 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DULLES EXPO-- HOMESITE 20+AC $128,792 CHANTILLY, VA. SHORT DRIVE DC Secluded SEPTEMBER 19-20. mountain parcel w/park like ADMISSION $8.00. SAT 9-6; SUN hardwoods. New survey, new perc, I1-5. Low, low rate financing. Call now 800-888-1262 Clinch Valley Chapter #152, Eastern Star will host a dinner at Dinsmore Hall (old Coca-Cola Building) St. Paul. Virginia Sunday, Sept. 13, from 12 noon-2 p.m. Cost: $8.00 Roast Beef & gra or Fried Chicken Mashed Potatoes * Green Beans Cole Slaw * Rolls * Dessert * Drink COME HAVE BREAKFAST AT THE MARKET! ()n Saturday, the United Methodist Church will host a bake sale with sausage gravy and biscuits, ham biscuits and many other bake sale items. Entertainment for Saturday, September 12th I0:00 Sug c,'ule Cloggers 11:00 Kids' Clogging Lessons , '~>~4;';{~'~ . ' Katie Hmakins, Bible Storie, lor Kids Shm'on Moore, Title One Coordinator, will give tips to parents on helping children with school work This week at the market: (;rapes, Indiml corn, corn, beans, potatoes, squash, cucmnbcrs, tomatoes, peppers, pears, eggs, lmnb (with samples) note cards, tlowers Market hours: Wed. 2:00-5:30 & Sat. 7:00-noon \Vc would like to invitc the customers from the Dantc Market to comc by thc Clinch River Farmers' Markct. Scvcral vcndors accept Senior Citizcn Coupons. CongTatulations to Vickic Hobbs, Sxmcr of file basket of produce given away on Aug. 29. Comc by file market on Satm'day tbr brcaktast and register to u'in a basket of fresh produce. home without expensive pesticides! Results overnight! At Southern States. North Carolina Mountains. NEW! E-Z Finish Log Cabin Shell With Loft & Full Basement. Includes acreage. $99,900. E-Z Bank Financing Available. 828-247-9966 Code 69. STEEL BUILDINGS. Save thousands on 4 cancelled orders. Must go! 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In this GED-teclinology based pro- gram, Cassondra was educated children to understand the im- portance of education. I look at them, and I'm happy because the future is so bright." If you didn't complete high school, it's time to prepare for your future. To register for a free class, contact Southwest Regional Adult Education at" (276) 889-5424, or call toll-free at 1-866-581-9935. Applica- tions are currently being ac- cepted for the second PlugGED In class which begins this fall, so apply now! 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