Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club donated two gift baskets that were part of a silent auction to benefit the Mahoning County Junior Fair.

The Hillsdale FFA chapter celebrated FFA week with a variety of activities that advocate for agriculture.
Herefords in field

The American Hereford Association and National Junior Hereford Association are offering five "mini" internships for college students interested in gaining experience in national show coordination at the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15-21 in and Louisville, Kentucky.

The Mahoning County Goat Herders hosted a meeting Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at O'Brock Farm.

The Crestview FFA chapter hosted its annual eighth grade recruitment day Feb. 10.
Ava Lonneman and chicken

Ava Lonneman, of Portage County, Ohio, is the winner of the National 4-H Council’s 2017 Youth In Action Pillar Award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). She will serve as a spokesperson for 4-H STEM programming across the nation.

The West Muskingum FFA chapter placed fourth in the Ag Sales Career Development Event, held at Harrison Central.

The Mahoning County Junior Fair Board met in February. The members were encouraged to volunteer to assist with several special events this spring.
graduation mortarboard and diploma

Ohio State Extension and the Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association will be awarding two youth beef scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Deadline to apply is May 1.
Blake Campbell and lamb

Inspired by his own FFA adviser and his passion for agriculture, Blake Campbell is pursuing a career in agricultural education.
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