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Tuesday, February 09, 2010
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Farmland protection methods program

Conservation experts will be available to talk to farmers and others interested in preserving their property at a free program on Feb. 9 at Hiram College. "Protect Your Farmland" will be presented at 6 p.m. at the college's second-floor Kennedy Center Ballroom, 11730 Garfield Road, Hiram.

You can learn if you are eligible for one of the programs available to preserve, protect and enhance your farmland. Topics to be discussed include Agricultural Security Areas, the Agricultural Easement Purchase Program, donating easements and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 p.m.

The program is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, The Countryside Conservancy, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Western Reserve Resource Conservation and Development Council, Portage County Regional Planning Commission, and Hiram College. For more information, call Scott Hill at (440) 773-5582.

Conservation experts will be available to talk to farmers and others interested in preserving their property at a free program on Feb. 9 at Hiram College. "Protect Your Farmland" will be presented at 6 p.m. at the college's second-floor Kennedy Center Ballroom, 11730 Garfield Road, Hiram. You can learn if you are eligible for one of the programs available to preserve, protect and enhance your farmland. Topics to be discussed include Agricultural Security Areas, the Agricultural Easement Purchase Program, donating easements and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. The program is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, The Countryside Conservancy, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Western Reserve Resource Conservation and Development Council, Portage County Regional Planning Commission, and Hiram College. For more information, call Scott Hill at (440) 773-5582.

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