PLYMOUTH, Ohio — The Richland County Fair held in early August was a success for the Plymouth FFA chapter. Plymouth FFA students with outstanding supervised agricultural experience projects include the following: Kadie Shepherd: reserve champion beef feeder; Zach Arnold: dairy feeder, first place in class; Molly Miller: dairy feeder, first place in two classes; Levi […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The theme for the 2010 Lorain County fair was Blue Jeans and Country Dreams. Youth winning in their classes include: dairy goat junior doe, Jason Young, Goats Galore 4-H club; dairy goat mature doe, Jason Young, Goats Galore 4-H club; level 1 pack goat beginner, Keely Jorda, Goats Galore 4-H club; Boer […]
BELOIT, Ohio — This year at the Columbiana County Fair, nearly 30 West Branch FFA students showed an animal. Nine were steers, nine were market hogs, two showed sheep, seven showed dairy beef feeders and there were three dairy animals.
WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers 4-H club met at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds recently. Holly Mazur led the meeting with 15 attending. The club went over fair preparations. Cody and Kirstin Turner talked about horse safety, Samantha Glenn talked about bird watching and Mazur and Jennifer Smith talked about grain and hay safety. The […]
HIRAM, Ohio — Auburn Swine 4-H Club held a meeting Aug. 1. The club voted on the Jr. Fair king and queen candidates. Michael Juh gave a demonstration on how to select a feeder pig. Pictures and information cards will be needed at the next meeting for the buyer’s packets. Barn setup for pig and […]
ASHLAND, Ohio — The Mapleton FFA Chapter attended FFA camp June 7 to 11 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton. Nine members participated in the camp: Deandra Lowman, Rannelle Johns, Quintine Turk, Katie Mannell, Erin Dull, Kyle Zimmerman, Maggie Cicillian, Paige Reisinger, and Josh Brant. Members participated in sessions focused on leadership and setting goals.
MARIETTA, Ohio — In Washington County, the Doak 4-H family is hosting a Japanese youth this month through the Ohio 4-H/Labo International Exchange Program. The Labo Foundation is a Japanese organization devoted to teaching Japanese youth about the English language and American culture. Each summer, close to 600 Japanese youth and their parents travel to […]
BURTON, Ohio — Breeders and Feeders 4-H Club held a meeting July 16 and practiced Skill-a-thon at the Patterson Center. Upcoming events discussed were July 28 canoeing at Camp Hi at noon; a car wash Aug. 14 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. at the Tractor Supply Store in Chardon; and hoof trimming at the fairgrounds Aug. […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys held two meetings at their cabin. The annual safety meeting was presented by the safety committee of A.J. and Abby Joseph and Lauren, Sarah, and Rylee Kelly. The Springfield Volunteer Fire Department was in attendance, promoting fire safety and giving tours of their fire engines and EMS […]
CARLISLE, Pa. — Benjamin Shughart, 2010-2011 Pennsylvania FFA Chaplain, will serve a two-year term as FFA’s representative to the Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association executive board. A 2010 graduate of Cumberland Valley High School, Shughart was selected as FFA Chaplain in June. He is a state proficiency award winner in sheep production, and has earned the […]