Allen Smith, program host, invited Linda Raterman, the information Public Relations Specialist with the Miami Soil and Water Conservation District since 2000, as the as our guest speaker at the March 19 West Milton Rotary Club meeting and annual Farmers’ Day. Linda shared with the farmers and Rotarians about the many services the conservation district provides many in Miami County. They have provided over 10,000 tree seedlings, provided used tire recycling, sponsored Envirothons, clean sweeps of the local rivers, pond clinics, education floats on the river, storm water assistance, rain barrel workshops, classroom presentations and many other
services and activities. More information can be found on their website: www.miamiswcd.org. Kenny Kauffman, area farmer, helped with the communication and promotion of the Farmers’ Day. We had 32 farmers in attendance.