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 […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA took a senior and junior Parliamentary team to the sub-district Parliamentary Procedure at Cambridge High School Dec. 2. The senior team placed first, members who participated on the senior team were Mandy Taylor, president; Shyann Kick, vice president; Chris Vansickle, treasurer; Payten Boring, reporter; Marris Hoffee, secretary; Kara […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville FFA chapter members took a trip to Louisville, Ky. to attend the FFA National Convention. The Smithville FFA members who went are Alyssa Kaufman, Katie Hostetler, Bobby Joyner, Kolstin Hartzler, Wren Hostetler, Frank Becker, Michael Stewart, Milagro Cantera, Chris Tomic, Colin Stoll, Marisa Hartzler, Jacob Studer, Haley Dotterer, Bristol Tope, […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to Louisville, Ky. Oct. 30-Nov. 2 for the national convention. Members who attended were Clay Armstrong, Atlee Miller, Chris Sprang, Justin Lorentz, Eric Hanna, Jason Jenkins, Takoda Weaver, Dustin Neihaus, Carter Smith, William Hughes, Wyatt Mellor, Mandy Taylor, Beth Klein, Shyann Kick, Harlie Spurlock, Paige Miller, […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Wes Davis, of West Virginia and the Mason County Vocational FFA chapter, was elected to serve as Eastern Region vice president at the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo. Originally from Point Pleasant, W.Va., in high school Davis served as state president of West Virginia FFA Association and as both vice president and […]
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — The Loudonville Livestock Club named their 47th club year Supreme Champions. Kaleb Shriver earned the supreme market lamb championship for his work; Mahala Kandel earned the supreme championship for her market hog project; and Justin VanSickle earned the supreme market steer championship. Club participants earned points for their work that began with […]
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA sophomores Miranda Rickets and B. William Fraley earned a silver metal and fifth place in the National FFA Agri-Science Fair in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30. Last May during the State FFA Convention, Ricketts and Fraley earned first place and a gold rating in Ohio in the agri-science area of Power, […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga County 4-H Program is starting a Robotics 4-H Club to engage in Junk Drawer Robotics. Junk Drawer Robotics is a curriculum developed by National 4-H that engages youth in critical math, science, and programming skills through robotics. Youth will use everyday items to construct functioning robots. An informational meeting will […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter were recognized for their work in agriculture research during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville. In the national FFA agrisicence fair, Audrey Hoey and David Glass received third place honors and a gold rating in the senior team division of the food science […]
Donation stems from views of Paul Harvey “Farmer” advertisement after Super Bowl airing.
BELLEVUE, Ohio — The Bellevue FFA General Livestock Judging Team recently returned to Ohio after representing the state at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa. The team took part in a Junior Livestock Judging Contest, competing against other FFA teams and 4-H teams from across the country. Team members are Nick Erf, Lauren […]