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A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 21, 2013:

Thursday, November 21, 2013

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — The Loudonville Livestock Club named their 47th club year Supreme Champions. Kaleb Shriver earned the supreme market lamb championship for his work; Mahala Kandel earned the supreme championship for her market hog project; and Justin VanSickle earned the supreme market steer championship. Club participants earned points for their work that began with […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 14, 2013:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA sophomores Miranda Rickets and B. William Fraley earned a silver metal and fifth place in the National FFA Agri-Science Fair in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30. Last May during the State FFA Convention, Ricketts and Fraley earned first place and a gold rating in Ohio in the agri-science area of Power, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 14, 2013:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga County 4-H Program is starting a Robotics 4-H Club to engage in Junk Drawer Robotics. Junk Drawer Robotics is a curriculum developed by National 4-H that engages youth in critical math, science, and programming skills through robotics. Youth will use everyday items to construct functioning robots. An informational meeting will […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 7, 2013:

Friday, November 8, 2013

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter were recognized for their work in agriculture research during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville. In the national FFA agrisicence fair, Audrey Hoey and David Glass received third place honors and a gold rating in the senior team division of the food science […]

Dodge donates $1 million to FFA, compiles book with farming photos

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Donation stems from views of Paul Harvey “Farmer” advertisement after Super Bowl airing.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of October 31, 2013:

Thursday, October 31, 2013

BELLEVUE, Ohio — The Bellevue FFA General Livestock Judging Team recently returned to Ohio after representing the state at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa. The team took part in a Junior Livestock Judging Contest, competing against other FFA teams and 4-H teams from across the country. Team members are Nick Erf, Lauren […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 24, 2013:

Thursday, October 24, 2013

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA participated in the Antique Festival Parade Oct. 6. Fair Queen Mandy Taylor and fair King Clay Armstrong rode in the bed of the truck. The float was awarded best youth float. On Oct. 5 the West Holmes FFA forestry team competed at Hocking College in Nelsonville. The team […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 17, 2013:

Thursday, October 17, 2013

WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA chapter received a check from Monsanto for $10,000 Oct. 9. Monsanto’s Mike Yoder presented the check to the chapter. The money will go towards building a new greenhouse for the school. * * * SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Seven Greenhand FFA members from the Smithville FFA chapter attended a leadership […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 10, 2013:

Thursday, October 10, 2013

BERLIN, Ohio — Six Hiland FFA members attended Greenhand Camp Sept. 27-29, at the Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum, in Carrollton County. Members in attendance were: Paige Cutshall, Tanner Neuenschwander, Mikenzie Ryan, Brandon Stutzman, Heidi Troyer and Kelsey Yoder. * * * SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville FFA Chapter recently participated in the soil judging career […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 3, 2013:

Thursday, October 3, 2013

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA is selling pink pumpkins by donation to raise money for the American Cancer Society. All of the money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation was created in 2012 to help aid in the fight against breast cancer. The pumpkins are […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 19, 2013:

Thursday, September 19, 2013

HANOVERTON, Ohio — United Local FFA will host a petting zoo at Robert Bycroft’s workshop Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. * * * CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — On Aug. 29, four of the Zane Trace FFA officers attended the annual farm bureau meeting in Frankfort, Ohio. Beau Bilek, Amber Ginter, Shanna Elam, and Kasandra Dalton […]

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 […]

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