Members Only- Sign up for Ag Association Committees!

Summer planting is over — the fair is a fond memory — it’s time to think about….

Ag Association Committee Sign up!

Please let the Ag Association Board know where your interests lie – we would like to get the committees up and running before everyone gets busy with fall activities.

Below are a list of committees and descriptions:

Agriculture Economic Development – The Agriculture Economic Development will work with the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation and the Members to promote and develop and attract agribusiness to Carroll County.

Best Management Practices/Certification – The BMPC Committee will work with the Extension Educator and State certification boards to assist and encourage local agriculture businesses to use “Best Management Practices” in all aspects of agriculture, and to promote training, education and certification of Carroll County farmers for the improvement and enhancement of the agriculture industry and of the community.

Carroll County Green – The Carroll County Green Committee will assume the role of the Carroll County Green initiative toward promoting the development and local implementation of technology and management practices that protect natural resources and reduce dependence on local and imported natural resources

Community Activities – The Community Activities Committee will help coordinate outreach activities with the Community, including assistance at farm-related events, 4-H fair, and school events.

Education – The Education Committee will work with the Carroll County Extension Educator, the local schools and the local chapters of FFA to help educate our youth about agriculture and its importance in Carroll County.

Finance and Fund Raising Committee – The Finance and Fund Raising Committee will approve budgets, prepare financial reports for presentation to the Board, and monitor the fiscal soundness of the Corporation. This Committee will also assist with fund raising activities to improve the fiscal well-being of the Corporation, as well as for public benefit and scholarships.

Government Affairs – The Government Affairs Committee will work with state and local government officials to promote and enhance agriculture and agribusiness in Carroll County.

Public Relations
– The Public Relations Committee will work with the Carroll County Extension Educator and the media to promote agriculture and agribusiness in Carroll County.

Scholarship – The Scholarship Committee will develop scholarship eligibility criteria, review scholarship applications and award scholarships.

July 30, 2008 03:29 pm | Committees and Members Only

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