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A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 30, 2009

Thursday, April 30, 2009

ASHLAND, Ohio —The Mapleton FFA sent a team to the 2009 State Animal Behavior and Welfare Contest at the state fairgrounds in Columbus April 21. The team consisted of Jerry Mencl, Garrett Canfield, Hillary Krause, Shelby Emmons and coach Jared Wynn. Mencl led the team placing sixth overall. The team was fifth in the contest […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 23, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — Rabbits were tattooed during the Brookfield 4-H Friends club meeting April 2. Mrs. Meredith, the new poultry board leader, spoke. Emily and Jade Bailey showed their snakes, which included a 6-foot-long albino Ball Python. General and small animal interview judging will be June 22. The livestock sale will be July 4. The […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 23, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

WEST SALEM, Ohio —Members of the Northwestern FFA chapter traveled to the National Dairy Expo in Columbus for the State Dairy Cattle Management Contest April 11. The team placed sixth out of more than 50 teams. There were more than 225 individuals competing. Tyler Topp placed first in the state and Tessa Topp and William […]

4-H gets grant from Wal-Mart

Monday, April 20, 2009

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — National 4-H Council has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Wal-Mart Foundation to launch Youth Voice: Youth Choice, a national program that encourages young people to develop and maintain healthy, active lifestyles. The program will tackle wellness issues such as nutrition, physical fitness and safety. To fund the Youth […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 16, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

MINERVA, Ohio — The Minerva FFA will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year and will start an alumni chapter. Membership is open to anyone who supports FFA and agricultural education. As a member you will take an active part in building your community at the local, state and national level. Your commitment helps ensure the […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 16, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

NORWALK, Ohio — The Hartland New Horizons 4-H club held its first meeting March 15 to sign paperwork and receive fair project books. On April 5, members voted for club officers. Those elected were Logan Stumpf, president; Matthew Scheerer, vice president; Casey Molesky, secretary; Joel Boose, treasurer; Samantha Cantu, news reporter; Jacob Barnes, recreation; Noah […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 9, 2009

Thursday, April 9, 2009

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA livestock judging and equine management teams attended the state competition March 28. The equine management team, consisting of Kara Endick, Noelle Eveland and Jessie Sinclair, placed second in the district. The livestock judging team, consisting of Zach Crabtree, Kara Oberholzer, Jacob Smith and Kim Holcomb, placed third in the […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 9, 2009

Thursday, April 9, 2009

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Jackson Milton Livestock 4-H club met at 7 p.m. March 19. Members taking sheep projects received literature that will help them with buying their project and for studying for the skillathon in the summer. The club members received project books that they will be working on until the Canfield Fair. […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 2, 2009

Thursday, April 2, 2009

LISBON, Ohio — Columbiana County 4-H has established a camping program open to all youth 8-14, sponsored and run by the Extension staff. The camp, located in Windsor, Ohio, in Ashtabula County offers many programs for campers such as shooting sports, swimming, canoeing, crafts and outdoor education. Counselors and staff come from the 4-H program. […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 2, 2009

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

COLLINS, Ohio — On March 21, two members of the Western Reserve FFA competed for top honors at the state FFA Public Speaking contest at The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Freshman Katelyn Miller and junior Hope Spishak competed amongst the top 20 speakers in the state in each of […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 26, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Members of the Northwestern FFA traveled to The Ohio State University for the State Agriculture Sales and Job Interview Career Development Event March 7. The Job Interview Team was made up of Kyle Schirm, Jessica Wellert and Olivia Stover. Individually, Schirm and Wellert both received ninth place and Stover received a first […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 26, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Sharp Shooters 4-H club met March 7 at the Brown Township Sportsman’s Club. Thirty-seven members were in attendance. The club elected officers as follows: Maxwell Romeo, president; Lela Hicklin, vice president; Rebecca Grunder, treasurer; David Little, secretary; Kady Wendell, news reporter; Doug Little recreation leader; Natalie Romeo, health and Rodney Wendell, […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 19, 2009

Thursday, March 19, 2009

WELLINGTON, Ohio — Wellington FFA president Lauren Fehlan placed first in the district extemporaneous public speaking contest and will be advancing to the state competition March 21. She will be competing against 19 other participants at the state contest. * * * WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA traveled to the Agricultural Technical Institute, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 19, 2009

Thursday, March 19, 2009

LORAIN, Ohio — The Pitchfork Pals 4-H club met March 8 to discuss fair ideas and hear demonstrations from members. Giving demos were Sean Ortner (Legos), Keith Grobe (meat rabbits) and Travis Clark (electricity). A Clover bud, Ryan Ortner, spoke about his NASCAR collection. The club is still collecting pop tabs and used cell phones. […]

Mapleton FFA annual awards presented

Monday, March 16, 2009

ASHLAND, Ohio — More than 320 members and guests were present for the 2008-2009 Mapleton FFA Annual Awards Ceremony held at the AU Convocation Center Banquet Hall March 11. The dinner began at 6:30 p.m. following opening ceremonies, the welcome by President Jonni Rohr and invocation by Ross Patton. The successful chapter was lead by […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 12, 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009

MARIETTA, Ohio — The Washington County office of Ohio State University Extension held its annual 4-H Camp Counselor Assessment Night Feb. 23 at the Washington County Career Center. More than 60 area teens 14 to 18 showed up to be evaluated. After the assessment night experience, each teen is required to have a face-to-face interview […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 12, 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009

BESSEMER, Pa. — The Mohawk FFA chapter traveled to Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 21-22 to the Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success Conference. A record high of 1,088 students from 82 different chapters attended between the two weekends. Mohawk brought 12 of their own for ACES during the second week. This year ACES collected canned goods for people […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 5, 2009

Thursday, March 5, 2009

WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA chapter has been very active working on officer books, proficiency awards, state degree applications, FFA Week, and numerous contests. This year’s treasurer, Amelia Jones, received a gold rating on her treasurer’s book. Kayleigh Switzer, this year’s secretary, received a silver rating on her book. This year’s reporter, Jillian Auble, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 5, 2009

Thursday, March 5, 2009

NEW RUMLEY, Ohio — Members of the New Rumley 4-H club reorganized recently at the Rumley Township Community Hall. Election of officers was held as well as committee appointments. This year’s club officers include: Brooke Smith, president; Zoee Kaurich, vice president; Mollie Warner, secretary; Brent Kendziorski, treasurer; Mikayla Kovacik, news reporter; Dylan Warner and Alex […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 26, 2009

Thursday, February 26, 2009

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — The Barshoe Wranglers 4-H club met Feb. 18. Officers were sworn in, including recreation officer Ian Porter. The club welcomed new member Dylan Hughes. C.J. Glenn, Nickolas Glenn, Logan Glenn and Ian Porter gave demonstrations. Club members plan to participate in 4-H Iron Chef and do window decorating at Celebrations in Steubenville, […]

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