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.
The junior fair market livestock sales at the 2013 Columbiana County Fair totaled nearly $435,000, on the sale of 471 lots.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
ELYRIA, Ohio — Red Brand Fence partnered with the Rural King store in Elyria this past year to make a donation to the Firelands FFA for the Home Grown Program. In all, more than 700 chapters nationwide receive funding from Home Grown annually. The Rural King store chose to participate as a Gold Level Dealer […]
SALEM, Ohio — The Sew Sew Sweet 4-H Club met June, 2 for a monthly business meeting. Twelve members and six guests were present and 6 guests were in attendance. Members discussed the style review July 16, at 1 p.m., and narration cards were distributed to everyone participating. As a community service project, members will […]
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — The 14 members receiving the state FFA degree are the most degrees posted in one year in Miami Trace FFA chapter history. These recipients are: Allison Rife, Hannah Peterson, Evan Schaefer, Brooke Mossbarger, Gus Mitchem, Blayne Toth, Chas Grover, Heather Johnston, Hunter Hobbs, Katie Frost, Kayla Clyburn, Courtney Miller, Sam […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W. VA. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA Goat and Rabbit Club held its annual Goat Fun Show May 19 at the Marshall County Fairgrounds. The club weighed in 88 market projects from 65 members. The members will then show their market goats July 22 at 5 p.m. in the New Arena and […]
What’s going on in FFA chapters around our neck of the woods.
A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 20, 2013.