The Smithville FFA chapter sent a group of members to the National Farm Machinery Show, in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 13-14. The students who went were Brett Bauman, Colin Stoll, Jacob Studer, Zach Studer, Cole Thomspon, Wyatt Baer, Tristen Stoll, Kolstin Hartzler, Frank Becker, Wyatt Loving, Michael Stewart, Shawn Mantovani, Wren Hostetler, Jesse Stoller, Colton Martell […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA Chapter has an Ag in the Classroom committee that goes over to Northwestern Elementary once a month to teach elementary students about different aspects of agriculture. In the month of January, the students learned about poultry. The students were taught about some of the benefits and products that […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — Northwestern FFA members competed in the district 3 ag sales and job interview contests at Northwestern High School. The ag sales team of Zach Berry, Kaci Way, Ben Vaughan, and Rachelle Howman won the contest, and will compete in the state contest March 1 in Columbus. Berry placing second overall and […]
BURTON, Ohio —The Geauga Caprine Kids 4-H club invites any young person to come join us for our 2014 club year. Geauga Caprine Kids is currently the longest running Honors Club in Geauga County. The club does many projects including goats, chickens, ducks, turkeys, pigs, and rabbits. The group has many miscellaneous projects including photography, […]
OBERLIN, Ohio — The Firelands FFA, Firelands Student Council and the principal’s fund sponsored nationally-known speaker and best seller Sam Glenn Feb. 4. Firelands students in grades 9-12 attended the assembly. Glenn did a chalk art drawing of a lighthouse, then spent time talking to the students. * * * WEST SALEM, Ohio — On […]
CORTLAND, Ohio — The Trumbull Co. 4-H Dairy Judging Team elected Zane Lehmann, president; Tabatha Sherbourne, vice president; Lauren Almasy, secretary; and Keith Barto, treasurer. The meetings are held the third Sunday of the month held at Trumbull County Extension office in Cortland, Ohio at 4 p.m.
CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Goat Herders 4-H club met Jan. 13 and Feb. 3. New business included election of officers. Mandatory quality assurance will take place March 1 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at South Range High School. The club will be selling pictures with a raffle as a fundraiser. New officers are: Krista […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter is postponing its sausage sale until Feb. 8. The sausage will be made and delivered that day.
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club held a meeting Jan. 18 at the Niehus home. The club welcomed three new members; Lizzie Knopp, Paul Ricci and Mark Ricci. There were five members present at the meeting and three absent. The club reviewed quality assurance, Dairy Palooza, skill-a-thon, the project book and the county […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to the Columbus Convention Center Jan. 15 for the nursery landscaping competition, in conjunction with the CENTS Nursery and Landscape Show. The team placed 30th out of 38 teams. * * * ALLIANCE, Ohio — Marlington FFA and alumni will hold a meeting Feb. 10 at […]
Adolescents can be significantly influenced by factors in their homes, schools and communities. And 4-H participation can be a huge difference-maker.
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — The Miami Trace novice and senior parliamentary procedure teams traveled to The Ohio State University Dec. 21 to compete in the state FFA parliamentary procedure finals. The senior team consisted of Kameron Rinehart, Caroline Hughes, Zach Ault, Cody Clyburn, Caleb Penwell, Cassidy Elam, Evan Schaefer and Natalie Miller. They won […]
DAMASCUS, Ohio — The first meeting in 2014 for the Circle 62 4-H club was held at 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Pierce House in Damascus, Ohio. There were about 35 members in attendance. The meeting began collecting dues and taking orders for books. Members with at least one year in the group voted […]
MINERVA, Ohio — Minerva FFA raised more than $22,000 selling fruit, meat and barbecue sauce. The top three fruit sellers were Martin Merrick, Taylor Zwick and Chandlor Phillips. The money raised will be put toward contest fees, banquet, FFA week and Barnyard Olympics. * * * WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter held […]
4-H programs in Bradford, Tioga, Lycoming, Elk, Potter, McKean, Forest, Warren, Crawford, Mercer and Lawrence counties will benefit from Shell’s $100,000 donation to the 4-H science emphasis.
No pressure. Rodeo cowboy proposes in front of the Pa. Farm Show crowd.
ORWELL, Ohio — The Orwell Hoppin Hoofers 4-H club held an election for the club Dec. 2. Kortney Squibbs was elected president; Casey Hall, vice president; Stacie Ritchie, secretary; and Michael Miller, treasurer. Megan and Emily Mullenax are news reporters; Craig Anderson is in charge of health and safety; and Justine Stagl is in charge […]
OBERLIN, Ohio — The Firelands FFA chapter collected change for eight days in class for seven children in need in the community. They collected more than $1,200 in cash, a new portable DVD player, new perfume, books, DVDs, Fligner’s giftcards, clothing, purses, and fresh Florida citrus for the children. On Dec. 16, about 25 students […]
COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The Cowboys and Angels 4-H horse club will hold an open house Dec. 28 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fiorino Farms, 3711 W. Middletown Road, Columbiana. Attendees will meet the team and the horses, see demonstrations and can register for the 4-H club. It is not necessary to have a horse. The […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Zane Trace FFA food science and technology team of Beau Bilek, Mariah Cox, Kasandra Dalton and Amber Ginter recently placed third out of 20 teams in the state contest. The competition was held at The Ohio State University, in the Parker Food Science building, which is home to OSU’s food science […]