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Summerland FFA students plant trees

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 dram...

 

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