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Hog brings $10,000 at Geauga County Fair market livestock sale

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Alyse Zemba’s 270-pound grand champion market hog brought a whopping $38 a pound at this year’s Geauga County Fair junior fair market sale.

In Ohio, Southeast FFA’er creates milk can fundraiser

Friday, August 30, 2013

Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 22, 2013:

Thursday, August 22, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization (FFA) announced national finalists in August. Blake Campbell, of the Waterford FFA Chapter was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Diversified Livestock Production-Entrepreneurship/Placement. Campbell is one of only four people chosen across the country to compete for this award at the national FFA […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Aug. 22, 2013:

Thursday, August 22, 2013

NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys held their last meeting before the Canfield Fair Aug. 14 at Snyder’s Farm. Members were reminded to check the day and correct time of the events you are participating in. The complete schedule is in the junior fair book. Booth set up will be 1 p.m. Aug. […]

Grand champion hog brings $21/pound at 2013 Portage County Fair

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The results of the 2013 Portage County Fair livestock auction.

2013 Mercer Co. 4-H Roundup livestock sale totals nearly $142,000

Saturday, August 10, 2013

This year’s market livestock sale at the Mercer County (Pa.) 4-H Roundup totaled nearly $142,000.

Teen moves Harrison County into spotlight with Ohio State Fair win

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

At this year’s Ohio State Fair, Kaci Carter, Cadiz, Ohio, put Harrison County on the map, and the county’s residents rallied to support her in return.

2013 Columbiana County Fair market livestock sales total nearly $435,000

Friday, August 2, 2013

The junior fair market livestock sales at the 2013 Columbiana County Fair totaled nearly $435,000, on the sale of 471 lots.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Aug. 1, 2013:

Thursday, August 1, 2013

HANOVERTON, Ohio — This year the Hicks & Hayseeds 4-H club will be offering a “Hanging Out in the Garden” silent auction basket at the Columbiana County Fair. The members constructed a wooden trellis, a bird house, a bird feeder, cement flower pots and cement candles holders. Other items included are various other tools and […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 1, 2013:

Thursday, August 1, 2013

WOOSTER, Ohio — On July 18, the Northwestern FFA chapter helped park cars, set up, and clean up at the Twilight Tour held at Ro-La-Sue Dairy in Wooster. Tara Benton, Zach Berry, Kaleigh Berry, Makenzie Harmon, Shannon Garrison, Adam Miley, Sarhra Flinn, Emily Flinn, Mary Flinn, Kaleb Kliner, Chloe Raff, and members from the Triway […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 25, 2013:

Thursday, July 25, 2013

NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H Club held a mandatory meeting June 27 at the Cabin. Those taking livestock were reminded to make sure they have met the required amount of county meetings to be able to go to the fair. The next meeting was a Fun Night, scheduled July 24 at […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 25, 2013:

Thursday, July 25, 2013

WAYNE, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA held its annual pie auction at the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club Show July 6 after a long day of parking cars. All proceeds benefited the PV FFA Chapter. At a couple minutes after 4 p.m., auctioneer Fred Shohayda started the annual event, selling approximately 35 donated pies. […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 18, 2013:

Thursday, July 18, 2013

BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club met July 9 at Hastings Dairy. All members were required to participate in the Skill-A-Thon July 13 at the Geauga Fairgrounds. The members reviewed a few final pages to be complete in their Project Record Books. It was announced the Lake County Captains are hosting 4-H night […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 11, 2013:

Thursday, July 11, 2013

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA took its officer team to the Retreat Center at FFA Camp Muskingum June 17 for its annual officer retreat. During the three day retreat, officers were responsible for developing the chapter’s Program of Activities. The team experienced high ropes, a rock climbing wall and a zip line. They went […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 11, 2013:

Thursday, July 11, 2013

COLUMBUS — Kameron Wise, a New Philadelphia senior, will represent Tuscarawas County as a member of the Ohio 4-H Fashion Board in Columbus. Wise is a nine-year 4-H member of the Crooked Run Cloverstitchers 4-H Club. In addition to taking sewing projects for the past seven years, she has taken a variety of other projects […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 4, 2013:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

MILLERSBURG, Ohio —The West Holmes FFA Chapter sent their 2013-2014 Officer Team to Ohio Leadership Camp at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio June 15-21. Members who attended this camp were Mandy Taylor, Atlee Miller, Hannah Schlegel, Shyann Kick, Paige Miller, Clay Armstrong, Jason Jenkins, and Grayson Miller. On the first day of camp, members were […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 4, 2013:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Goat Herders met June 10 at the O’Brock’s farm. Emma Hough gave a first year carting demonstration. The next meeting will be July 13 at the O’Brock’s farm. A handling clinic is planned. Members should bring goats. There will be a picnic at the Canfield Fairgrounds and at 6 […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 20, 2013:

Thursday, June 20, 2013

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern-Wayne FFA chapter held its final meeting for the year May 21. There were three speakers for the evening. Jim Hitchcock, a representative from Town & Country Co-op, spoke on Answer Plot. Kelly Riley, from the Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation, spoke about a new program for recycling plastic […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 20, 2013:

Thursday, June 20, 2013

MONTVILLE, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen recently met at the Montville community center. Each member donated $1 or a canned food item for a donation to the Geauga Food Bank. A donation will be taken at each monthly meeting through August. The club will then make the final donation to the food bank in […]

More than s’mores: Teens turn off technology during Ohio forestry and wildlife camp

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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.

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