Juniors take the spotlight in show at Ohio Beef Expo; parade 730 steers and heifers.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Buckeye Career Center FFA received a $2,500 donation from Tuscarawas County farmer Steve Spillman and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization send agriculture and diesel technology students to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. “Funding like this is […]
FRAZEYSBURG, Ohio — The Wakatomika Valley 4-H club had its yearly officer installment March 16. New officers include: president, Shae Burkhart; vice president, Owen Burkhart; secretary, Sidney Burkhart; treasurer, Kolten Hanby; news reporter, Allie Coury; recreation leaders, Ashton Sensibaugh and Hanna Sensibaugh; health officer, Hanna Sensibaugh; safety leader, Kaden Hanby; and chaplain, Zoey Zeman. […]
RAVENNA, Ohio — Southeast FFA members Amber Zavara and Jonathan Fesemyer will be competing in the state public speaking contest. The chapter is hosting its 63rd annual FFA banquet March 26 at 7 p.m. In addition to the dinner and awards recognition, the evening will include an auction, with approximately 30 students selling their […]
MONTVILLE, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen met March 7. Members decorated the window at Thompson Tractor for 4-H week. Three members participated in the ATI judging contest in Wooster. They were Alyssa Prester, Trent and Kali Weber. * * * CORTLAND, Ohio —The Trumbull County 4-H Judging Team meets every third Sunday […]
GREENFORD, Ohio — The Greenford Busy Bees met Feb. 23 to elect officers for the upcoming year. New leaders include: president, Addie Flowers; vice president, Alaina Courtwright; secretary, Delaney Less; assistant secretary, Olivia Wince; health officer, Tara Wine; safety officer, Genesis Johnson; news reporter, Maureen Baker. * * * BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter sent officer books, state and American degree applications and proficiency applications to be judged at the district level Feb. 10. Jason Jenkins (reporter), Elise Neville (secretary) and Terry Medley (treasurer) each received a gold rating on their officer books. They will receive an award at state convention […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter has been teaching elementary students about agriculture through the Ag in the Classroom committee for many years. They teach students about many agricultural topics throughout the year, including trees, dairy products, soil, farm animals, flowers, Freddie the Fish with Kelly Riley from the Wayne County Soil […]
RANDOLPH, Ohio — The Portage Prime Producers, a new 4-H club featuring swine and small animals in Portage County, held its first meeting Feb. 22. Officers were elected and include president, Emma Urban; vice president, Darla Derthick; secretary, Morgan Chesla; historian/news reporter, Bella Wagner; treasurer, Shelby Morehead; and recreational leader, Madelyn Rennecker. The […]
A new Ohio State University policy requires all students, staff and volunteers working in programs with youth to be fingerprinted every four years.