There's nothing like a little country music to help “Harvest Your Dreams” at the 77th Annual Effingham County Fair.
The sweet smell of corn dogs, cotton candy and food vendors galore will once again fill the air as you “Harvest Your Dreams” at the 77th Annual Effingham County Fair.
Plants, at the core, only require three things to grow: sunlight, soil and water. Maria Tegeler, Teutopolis High School’s ag teacher, doesn’t have a greenhouse or much outdoor space for her students. Her classroom has only a handful of windows that aren’t ideal for letting sun into the room.
On March 27, volunteers from Neoga High School, EIU Department of Geology & Geography, and Friends of Lake Mattoon met at the Michael Emmerich property west of Lake Paradise to plant over 1,500 trees and shrubs.
Each year the Soil and Water Conservation District recognizes a person or organization, who, in the opinion of the District Board, has made an above-average effort to promote conservation and wildlife during the past years. This award recognizes individuals or organizations for natural resou…
More than a century ago, Doris Wendte's grandfather was the first Effingham County farmer to apply limestone to his fields. It cracked the acidity of the soil.
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