ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA had 19 members and five chaperones attend the National Western Denver trip Jan. 18 – 25. The chapter partnered with the Clear Fork FFA for the trip and traveled over 3,000 miles. The FFA members had the opportunity to tour several agricultural industry factories along the way. On Jan. [...]
FFA & 4H News
CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Goat Herders met Jan. 14. New officers elected are Krista Burcaw, president; Emma Hough, secretary; Jessie Slocum, treasurer; Grace McDaniel, news reporter; Jessica Slocum, devotion leader; Mikala Wyss, demonstration leader; McKayla Boyd, refreshment leader. Melissa Moliterno is the new adviser.Upcoming events include Quality Assurance March 2 at South Range [...]
SALEM, Ohio — The Kids, Kows, ‘N’ Kritters 4-H club met Jan. 11 at the Cope home. The new officers presided over the meeting. President is Justin Coppersmith; vice president is Isaac Thompson; secretary, Kelly See; treasurer, Cody Cope; health and safety officer is Brandon Catlett; news reporter is Rachel Thompson. Members discussed the upcoming [...]
BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — Levi Smith and Ian Hames led the first meeting of Western Reserve Rangers 4-H club when the club met Jan. 10. Levi and Emily Smith, Jena and Erin Styka, and Gabriella and Nickolas Marinesky will serve on the Mahoning County Junior Fair Board this year. Emily and Levi reported on the [...]
GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — Indian Valley FFA members are planning a blood drive Jan. 25 at Indian Valley High School. Also, members are preparing two teams for a food science contest in January at Ridgewood schools.
MEDINA, Ohio — 4-H and FFA market beef weigh-in and identification will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Medina County Fairgrounds. All market beef steers and heifers to be shown at the Medina County junior fair livestock show and market beef intended for the carcass show must be identified [...]
ANDOVER, Pa. — Pymatuning Valley FFA members sang Christmas carols at the Andover Apartment Complex Dec. 19. Members passed out apples and oranges to residents. The chapter members had hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies after. * * * WEST SALEM, Ohio — Northwestern’s FFA chapter volunteered to ring bells for the Salvation Army Dec. [...]
This Harrison Central graduate won the 2012 National FFA Swine Production Entrepreneurship award for his swine farrowing and club pig enterprise.
ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA recently received and delivered fruit and barbecue sauce as part of the chapter’s largest fundraiser. The members sold more than 500 cases of fruit and the equivalent of 75 cases of barbecue sauce. All of the money received from this fundraiser goes toward paying for the chapter’s Denver trip [...]
CORTLAND, Ohio — The Trumbull County 4-H program has received $3,500 from the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., under a new program that lets Staples associates direct donations. “A grant of this magnitude is huge for the Trumbull County 4-H program,” said Michelle Adkins, Ohio State University Extension educator for the [...]