Public invited to annual Farm Bill meeting
MANATEE -- The annual Farm Bill meeting for Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, Desoto, and Charlotte counties is set for 6-8 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Turner Center, 2250 NE Roan St,, Arcadia.
The meeting is open to the public to learn what programs are available through USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and other state and local agencies.
Highlighted will be the USDA's Conservation Stewardship Program. Applications available.
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Information: 941-907-0011, ext. 101
Register for annual Manatee Veterans Day Parade
PALMETTO -- The Manatee Veterans Council and city of Palmetto will co-host the Veterans Day parade Nov. 11 in Palmetto.
All veterans organizations, Junior ROTC units, high schools, and bands are invited to participate.
The parade will form and begin at the Manatee County Fairgrounds and proceed south on 11th Avenue, ending at Sutton Park. Staging for the parade will begin at 8:30 a.m. The parade will move out at 10:15 a.m.
Applications are available at my-mcvc.org and must be received by Manatee County Veterans Council by Nov. 4.
-- Herald staff reports