Not every camper will end up a wildlife specialist or a forester, but organizers hope the teens will at least build on the week’s natural resources foundation no matter what their career path.
ELYRIA, Ohio — Red Brand Fence partnered with the Rural King store in Elyria this past year to make a donation to the Firelands FFA for the Home Grown Program. In all, more than 700 chapters nationwide receive funding from Home Grown annually. The Rural King store chose to participate as a Gold Level Dealer […]
SALEM, Ohio — The Sew Sew Sweet 4-H Club met June, 2 for a monthly business meeting. Twelve members and six guests were present and 6 guests were in attendance. Members discussed the style review July 16, at 1 p.m., and narration cards were distributed to everyone participating. As a community service project, members will […]
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — The 14 members receiving the state FFA degree are the most degrees posted in one year in Miami Trace FFA chapter history. These recipients are: Allison Rife, Hannah Peterson, Evan Schaefer, Brooke Mossbarger, Gus Mitchem, Blayne Toth, Chas Grover, Heather Johnston, Hunter Hobbs, Katie Frost, Kayla Clyburn, Courtney Miller, Sam […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W. VA. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA Goat and Rabbit Club held its annual Goat Fun Show May 19 at the Marshall County Fairgrounds. The club weighed in 88 market projects from 65 members. The members will then show their market goats July 22 at 5 p.m. in the New Arena and […]
What’s going on in FFA chapters around our neck of the woods.
A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 20, 2013.
A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 23, 2013
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club held a meeting May 7.The club did a spring yard clean up for an elderly homeowner April 21. The club also donated a basket and provided baked goods to the Brad Wells Benefit Dinner in April.Member Vincent Ferrante was voted health and safety officer.Members shared what they […]
ANDOVER, Ohio — On May 1-2, nine Pymatuning Valley FFA members participated in the 85th annual state FFA convention in Columbus. Jessica Krulic and Kristen Mook both participated in the Agri-Science fair, and received silver ratings. The chapter was also recognized on stage with a certificate for donating money to Children’s Hospitals. Randi McCallister, Sara […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Sew Sew Sweet 4-H club met May 5, with 12 members and six guests present. The community service committee reported they wanted to sew wheelchair bags and make no-sew fleece blankets to help out transplant and nursing home patients. It was announced the Style Show is set for July 16. As […]
COLUMBUS — On May 2-3, four Firelands FFA members who were previously selected at state evaluation as the top four proficiency award finalists in the state, interviewed to determine final state placings. Earlier this year, 10 Firelands FFA’ers applied for 11 district awards. All 10 applications placed either first or second in the district, and […]
BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H Club met April 21 at Ernst Lanes. Dates were discussed for the officer training workshop May 1. All new officers should try to attend. Things were discussed about Quality Assurance from 10 a.m. – noon May 4 at the fairgrounds. Pig Tagging is set for 8 a.m.-11 […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio —The Miami Trace FFA held its 50th annual banquet at Miami Trace High School April 17. Many scholarships were presented to senior FFA members. The FFA Alumni scholarships went to the following seniors: Blake Pitstick, Sarah Boston, Kyler May, Kayla Clyburn, and Blayne Toth. The FFA Chapter Scholarships were presented to Saranna Worley, […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The upcoming Zane Trace FFA officer team traveled to Fairfield Union March 13 to learn more about their new responsibilities in the chapter. Along with the new officer team, David Glass and Audrey Hoey also came to find out how to apply for a state office. After an opening speech from the […]
OBERLIN, Ohio — The Firelands FFA dairy judging team won the district contest and earned a berth in the state contest. Jeb Larson placed third individually in the district, and David Tipple, fourth. Noah Larson and Jared Keets also competed. On April 6, several students traveled to Columbus for the state equine management, general livestock, […]
JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — More than 425 people attended the Hillsdale FFA annual parent- member banquet and 50th anniversary celebration March 16 at Hillsdale High School. The agenda included speakers from each of the five decades the chapter has been in existence, and slideshows of past and present chapter accomplishments. Remembering Dave Harris spoke on behalf […]
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — The Belmont County 4-H Horse Committee will host a spring cleanout tack swap April 27, starting at 10 a.m., at the new Belmont County Fairgrounds. New and used tack will be available and individuals can rent a 10-by-10 spot or sell items on consignment. Chicken dinners will be served from noon […]
CORTLAND, Ohio — The Just A Good Ride 4-H club members met to discuss and vote on the upcoming show season, Trumbull County Fair and Friday Night Lights preparations and service. The chapter is soliciting sponsor donations for a barn extension at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Any business or individual interested in donating should contact […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Five students from the Mohawk FFA chapter met with Sen. Elder Vogel and Rep. Jaret Gibbons March 12 to speak with them about agriculture and the FFA, at the 2013 State Legislative Leadership Conference breakfast. Mohawk’s group worked at a neighborhood center in downtown Harrisburg. The students cleaned up a playground, washed […]