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A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 19, 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA held its monthly meeting at the horticulture building. Items on the agenda included: volunteering at the humane society; organizing the fair booth; and the upcoming benefit square dance at 8:30 p.m. June 28 at the Nimishillen Grange. It is a benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital. There will be snacks, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 12, 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008

LISBON, Ohio — Jill Zehentbauer, daughter of Neil and LouAnn Zehentbauer of Hanoverton, Ohio, has been named the recipient of this year’s Bank-sponsored 4-H/FFA Junior Fair Exhibitor Scholarship the first semester of the 2008-2009 school year. Zehentbauer is enrolled at Akron University, majoring in radiology. Her junior fair participation has focused in the area of […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 12, 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008

ANDOVER, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter took May 20 to teach kindergartners and first graders where their food comes from with a program called Food For America. The children got to learn how they get fish, bacon, cereal, chicken, milk and hamburgers. At the end of the day, the children got a bag […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 5, 2008

Thursday, June 5, 2008

NORTH BENTON, Ohio — The Village Varieties 4-H club met May 20 at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. In old business, the club collected notes of encouragement to send to servicemen currently serving in Iraq. The county poster contest was also discussed. In new business, adviser Sharen O’Brock read a thank-you note from a servicewoman, […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of June 5, 2008

Thursday, June 5, 2008

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Mapleton FFA 2008 officer team traveled to the elementary school May 14 to conduct its annual Ag Day. Each year, they speak to the preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students about some of the aspects of agriculture. This year, the officers set up five stations that each of the 160 students would […]

FFA builds baseball building

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

BESSEMER, Pa. — The Mohawk Vo-Ag program completed a large project this spring.

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 29, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

BLOOMINGDALE, Ohio — The Sunrise Rascals recently met at the Boyds’ home with eight members attending. Members completed quality assurance and tag-in for small animals. It was also reported that the paper drive was a success. Demonstrations were given on safety and health. Club members also worked on the flower beds at the fairgrounds. The […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 29, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Members of the West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to Columbus May 1-3 for the 80th Ohio State FFA Convention. During the convention, members participated in CDE tests. Members also took the Cooperative Education Test and placed seventh as a team. Individual placements included: Emma Brewer, 18th; Martin Overholt, 26th; Katie O’Donnell, 31st; […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 22, 2008

Thursday, May 22, 2008

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — The Milkmakers 4-H Club met 12 at Jerusalem Church with 28 members in attendance. The club talked about old business; demonstration sign-up sheet; cheese sale orders due and the pick-up date is May 21; and the theme for upcoming fair is “Wild Wild West.” New business included discussion about having to […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 22, 2008

Thursday, May 22, 2008

SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Isaac Kauffman, son of Jeff and Nancy Kauffman, of the Smithville FFA Chapter, received the highest award in the state May 3 at the State FFA Convention in Columbus. To achieve this award, members must have an approved supervised agricultural experience program and meet rigorous criteria. Kauffman is a junior; his SAE […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

CORTLAND, Ohio — Heather Wells of Warren and Dan Prokop of Cortland have been awarded the American Youth Foundation’s I Dare You Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership. The honor was presented May 5 by Michelle Adkins, Trumbull County Ohio State University Extension 4-H educator at the Trumbull […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Eighteen members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter recently attended the 80th Ohio FFA Convention May 1-3 held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Their trip began with a tour of Brownie Points Bakery in Gahanna. From there, the students continued their study of food production by touring the North Market […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 8, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Yonge Hearts and Stars met April 2 at St. Mary’s Church Hall with 12 members attending. Discussion focused around T-shirts: lettering, color and cost of $7.50 each. The next meeting is at 7 p.m. May 7 at St. Mary’s Church Hall. * * * CARROLLTON, Ohio — The All American Kids […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 8, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008

OBERLIN, Ohio — Holly Jones of Firelands High School was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company. Jones, the daughter or Lewis and Lora Jones of Oberlin, received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. She has served on the FFA Leadership […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 1, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — At the April 22 state animal health contest, the Hillsdale FFA team placed 13th. The team consisted of Kelsey King, Michelle Funk, Mariah Gibbons and Asheena French. The chapter will be attending the Ohio State Convention May 2-3. * * * ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter went to the Ohio […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 1, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

AURORA, Ohio — One of Portage County’s newest 4-H clubs, the Trail Blazers, have recently begun operating in the Aurora area. They have elected club officers and began planning activities for the near future. Officers are: Gabe Molnar, president; Sam Connell, vice president; Emily Gajewski, treasurer; and Brynn Hirschman, secretary. Advisers are: Robert Lamont, small […]

300 attend West Branch FFA banquet

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The West Branch FFA banquet drew 300 people, the largest crowd in the chapter’s history.

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 24, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers held their regular meeting at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville. The club continued to work on community service projects and were reminded that the Belmont County 4-H Camp Piedmont work day will be June 7. Any member, family members, alumni or other community members […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of April 24, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Zane Trace FFA officer team for the 2008-2009 school year traveled to Lancaster High School April 17 for District 7 officer training. During the event, the officer team split into sessions for their specific offices to learn more about the jobs they will be doing in the upcoming year. After these […]

Web site helps 4-H’ers keep records

Thursday, April 17, 2008

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As spring arrives, it’s time for young people who plan to raise a 4-H market livestock project to select their animals. In addition, they must also begin to keep detailed and accurate records to ensure a true picture of the costs of raising an animal for market. Keeping those records just […]

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