Summerland FFA students plant trees


October 5, 2023

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Members of Summerland Public School's FFA chapter got first-hand experience in forestry, Monday, Oct. 2.

Students added 10 new trees to school property, near the FFA corn test plot and track-and-field areas.

The trees are part of the Ten Free Trees Progam, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

James Ramold, Ewing village chairman and a school employee, applied for the grant. Ramold, along with instructor Jacob Goldfuss, assisted students with planting.

According to program officials, most Nebraska community forests have been in steady and sometimes...

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