SALEM, Ohio — Rex Cunningham’s realization that he was losing his hearing came to him like it does most people — gradually. His wife lost her hearing first, about 10 years ago, said Cunningham, a sheep farmer and former teacher who lives near Findlay, Ohio. “I guess about five years ago, she told me ‘yours […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville High School Ag Leadership class and FFA had the opportunity to have Wayne County Commissioner Anne Obrecht visit the class. In the Ag Leadership class, FFA members join together each day to work on leadership skills and other FFA events. Obrecht taught the class how important it is for people […]
Members of the Northwestern FFA gathered at the Eberly Farm for a meeting and movie night Oct. 18.
WATERFORD, Ohio — For the first time in its history, the Waterford FFA rural soil judging team has qualified to compete in the national soil judging contest. After placing in contests hosted by the Washington and Perry County Soil and Water Conservation districts, both the rural and urban Waterford FFA teams advanced to the Ohio […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA helped with the fifth grade farm tour Sept. 25. Members helped as group leaders, with unloading and loading items of the buses, and presenting the farm safety, and Soil Snacks stations. The chapter is sponsoring a poster contest for the students based on the information they were given […]
As Camp Muskingum enters its seventh decade, camp director Todd Davis hopes a pending $2.5 million building project will help keep it around for a good long while.
The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.
BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club finished off the year at the Great Geauga County Fair. Members held an end-of-the-year picnic and discussed the club’s next fundraiser. At the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4 and 5, the club members will have games and baked goods for sale along with vegetables from gardens. […]
Buckeye Central FFA members participated in the Crawford County Soil Judging Contest Sept. 23.
On Sept. 16, nine students in the Zane Trace Agriculture Leadership and Communications class traveled to the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, to promote the Food For Thought Grant Program.
Employers are telling ag colleges: ‘We like what we see, we need more; we can’t have enough of your graduates.’
The National FFA Organization has announced that three members of the West Holmes FFA Chapter will receive their American degree in November.
BELLEVUE, Ohio — The week of Aug. 10 started the most busy time of the year. It’s fair week. The Bellevue FFA not only supports the students that participate in showing livestock, we also operate the Porkchop Stand. Over the course of the week students will sign up for shifts and serve anything from hot […]
Three members of the Minerva FFA participated in the Columbiana County Fair FFA co-op food stand: Lurena Kimble, Bryce Fankhauser, and Kaitelyn Wayts.
Here’s a photo gallery from Aug. 30 at the Great Geauga County Fair.
See who claimed champion honors at this year’s Geauga County junior fair market livestock competitions.
(This post has been updated from an earlier story to reflect the final 2014 Stark County Junior Fair results. Scroll down to see a photo gallery of the winners) Aug. 27 & Aug. 30, 2014 Sale Total: $854,406.11 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 69 Average: $3.08/pound Grand champion exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh Bid: $20/pound – Record […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA dairy team will vie for national honors in the area of dairy cattle evaluation and management at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. FFA members who will represent the chapter in the event include Adam Miley, Kaleb Kliner, Reiley Murphy, and Tanner Topp, coached […]
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — The sun is just up, and Leah Fine is exhausted. She tries to sleep until the last possible minute, but she knows that Bella, Vinnie and Lugnut are surely up and waiting for her. While it seems like she just left the barn, the 12-year-old pulls on her boots and heads […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club met Aug. 3. The club wrote a check for barn decorations. There was no junior fair board report. There was no sales report because the sales meeting is not until Aug. 14. Mugs will be provided as buyers’ gifts. The barn decorations are coming along […]