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A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 21, 2012:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

WASHINGTON, Pa. — Washington County 4-H members are given an opportunity to improve their public speaking skills and demonstration skills at the 2012 4-H County Activity Night that was held June 12. Over 30 4-H members ages 8 to 18 years old presented demonstrations, impromptu speeches, public speaking and theatrical presentations. 4-H members who received […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 21, 2012:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Thirteen members of the Smithville FFA chapter attended summer FFA camp June 4-8: Donnie Mercer, Devun Cline, Wyatt Bear, Harold Kennedy, Dylan Unkefer, Bobby Joyner, Calvin Moser, Shawn Ault, Kolstin Hartzler, Heather Kandel, Mariana Cantera, Cortney Miller and Erica Duff. FFA members were split into camp chapters with other FFA members from […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 14, 2012:

Thursday, June 14, 2012

NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H club met May 20 at Snyder’s Cabin. Guests Ashley Hudzick and Melissa Moliterno described 4-H camp at Camp Whitewood and shared information about the dates and activities this year. Members signed up to plant flowers at the fairgrounds. Also, the advisers shared information about a safety […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 7, 2012:

Thursday, June 7, 2012

SALINEVILLE, Ohio — The Southern Local FFA chapter attended the 84th state FFA convention in Columbus May 3 and 4. Twenty members visited the career and trade show and had the opportunity to hear motivational speakers at the convention. Adam Sevek (treasurer), Lindsay Bonam (reporter) and Mikaela Bentley (secretary) received chapter officer awards for their […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 7, 2012:

Thursday, June 7, 2012

HOMEWORTH, Ohio — The Mudlake Beavers 4-H club held its monthly meeting May 14 at the Washington Township Building. The club recently raised money toward keeping the Ohio State University Extension office open. The club received a $100 donation from the Washington Ruritans for the cause. The club also participated in the Minerva Unity Walk […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week May 31, 2012:

Thursday, May 31, 2012

ASHTABULA, Ohio — The Saybrook Raiders met May 21. Proceeds from the bake sale fundraiser were used to buy everyone a T-shirt. The club will be selling food June 16 at the small animal clinics on the fairgrounds. Abri Jones reported on her recycling project fundraiser with Ashtabula Recycling. The club will raise a pen […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 31, 2012:

Thursday, May 31, 2012

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Thirty-three members of the West Holmes FFA attended the 84th annual state convention May 3-4 in Columbus. Members Travis Campbell, Garrett O’Donnell, Aaron Clark, and Shane Gardner had proficiency interviews to start the morning, and the other members went to the Columbus Zoo. All members then attended the first session, led by […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 24, 2012:

Thursday, May 24, 2012

BEVERLY, Ohio — On May 11 the Fort Frye FFA held its annual FFA picnic. At the picnic, the new officers held its first meeting, which was also the last meeting of the school year. During the meeting, the students discussed holding a pool party during the summer. They decided that the pool party would […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 24, 2012:

Thursday, May 24, 2012

MOUNT GILEAD, Ohio — The Buckeye Brigade 4-H club used a donation of flowers from Singing Springs Nursery as part of its Cloverbuds’ community service project. The Cloverbuds presented the flowers to residents of Bennington Glen Nursing Center for Mother’s Day. * * * GLEN EASTON, W. Va. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 17, 2012:

Thursday, May 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH, Ohio — Plymouth FFA held its annual FFA banquet April 16 in the Plymouth High School gymnasium with approximately 300 members, parents and supporters present. The banquet meal was followed by a chapter slide show created by Megan Burrer and Megan Dawson. Patrick Hord talked about the future of agriculture and the ethics of […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 17, 2012:

Thursday, May 17, 2012

BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — Members of the Western Reserve Rangers 4-H club received literature for Junior Camp at 4-H Camp Whitewood in July during the club’s May meeting. Adviser Bob Day, of Berlin Center, gave a motivational talk on how 4-H develops leadership and public speaking skills. He demonstrated how 4-H has helped all five […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 10, 2012:

Thursday, May 10, 2012

PLYMOUTH, Ohio — The May Plymouth FFA meeting will be May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Hound Dog Hop. The club will discuss summer dates and have a senior farewell. Plymouth FFA members Megan Burrer and Taylor Foster received their State FFA degree May 4 at the State FFA Convention. Lil’ Farmer Day will […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 10, 2012:

Thursday, May 10, 2012

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H group met and divided into groups. Depending on species each group did something different. The youth showing poultry watched a video on preventing the spread of disease and went over a packet on poultry housing and care. Club members who are showing beef projects at the fair […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 3, 2012:

Thursday, May 3, 2012

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter recently participated in the state animal behavior, welfare and husbandry career development event April 17 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. In the competition, students were tested on their knowledge of typical and atypical animal behavior as well as their understanding of approved […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 3, 2012:

Thursday, May 3, 2012

RAVENNA, Ohio — Portage Projects 4-H club has elected its officers for the coming year. New officers are Malinda Baer, president; Bridget Neal, vice president; Ben Neal, secretary; Nate Kline, treasurer; Tori Palmer, news reporter; William Baer, health and safety leader; Buzzi Kline, historian; and Kaela Geither and Phoebe Kline, recreation leaders. Club members received […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 26, 2012:

Thursday, April 26, 2012

ORWELL, Ohio — The Mustang Wranglers 4-H horse club had its regular monthly meeting April 21 at the Orwell Conversation Station. During this meeting, Mustang Wrangler members gave their demonstrations, as required by 4-H. Katrina Kingdom did her demonstration on lunging; Natasha Sobie made a poster about thoroughbred horse racing history. Abby Chernesky designed a […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 19, 2012:

Thursday, April 19, 2012

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club held its last meeting March 25. Poultry orders were turned in and they went over meat cuts of poultry. Beef went over beef record books, discussed the Beef Expo and worked on skillathon. Rabbits and cavies went over good and bad foods, showmanship, body types and […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 12, 2012:

Thursday, April 12, 2012

JEFFERSON, Ohio — The Sew Sew Sweet 4-H Club worked together April 1 to make 200 placemats for the Department of Aging. After the group discussed everything they needed to and played a game, it didn’t take them more then an hour to finish the placemats. Sew Sew Sweet is a very active group. This […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 12, 2012:

Thursday, April 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH, Ohio — Trevor Arnold, Zac Arnold, and Adam Predieri represented the Plymouth FFA at the Agricultural Mechanics career development event March 22. Leonard Felty served as the team’s coach. The agronomy team participated in several events to prepare for the state event. Participants in the state event were: Andie Daron, Amy Grube, and Levi Myers. […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 5, 2012:

Thursday, April 5, 2012

BEVERLY, Ohio — Fort Frye FFA had its annual banquet March 22. The Star Greenhand Award was given to Josh Meyers. Star Chapter Farmer was Jessica White. The Ralph Coffman Leadership Award was given to Kylie Seese, and the DeKalb Award was given to Alicyn Tulluis. Members also received Greenhand pins and chapter degrees. Toward […]

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