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National FFA Convention sets record attendance

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS –The 83rd National FFA Convention concluded Oct. 23 on a high note: The organization set an all-time event attendance record with a total crowd of 54,942 members, advisors, sponsors and guests. The organization also recognized the service of and bid farewell to its longtime national FFA adviser, Dr. Larry D. Case, who will retire […]

Former New Farmers of America members honored by FFA

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS — For 30 years, two organizations evolved and prospered. With similar goals, ideals and often coinciding paths, each group developed leaders who would become pioneers in their communities and in agriculture. One of these organizations is the National FFA Organization, today boasting more than 525,000 members. The other, the New Farmers of America (NFA), […]

Holmes County 4-H members awarded

Friday, October 22, 2010

By SUSAN MYKRANTZ Contributing writer WALNUT CREEK, Ohio — During this year’s annual banquet, Kerry Taylor, president of the senior fair board, gave a positive report on the progress the fair board has made in its effort to relocate the fairgrounds. The agricultural society received a grant from FEMA for the project, which requires the […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 21, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

MOUNDSVILLE, W. Va. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA Goat and Rabbit Club met Oct. 14 at The Barn to kick off the 2010-2011 4-H and FFA year. New officers of the club were elected. The new president is Kody White and vice-president is Dalton Coulter. Secretary is Audrey Rine and treasurer is Samantha […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 21, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

MINERVA, Ohio — The Minerva FFA chapter held its first meeting of the year Oct. 13. They discussed plans for the year and fruit sales. The fruit sales started Oct. 15 and run through Nov. 18. Anyone who is interested in buying some, should contact Kristen Cappelli at 330-868-2323 or J.D. Little at 330-605-8606. * […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

MOUNDSVILLE, W. Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H club kicked off its new year with its first meeting Sept.14 at the Bowman Ridge Community Center. The club recognized fellow member Jessica Midcap, who had been crowned the W.Va. Dairy Princess. The Cloverbud Club also met at the same time and made terrariums and planted flowers. […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Miami Trace students, age 16 and older, were eligible to donate blood during the first annual blood drive of the school year, Sept. 27 at the Miami Trace High School fieldhouse. Mr. Owens, the government teacher, promotes the event as a development of citizenship and cooperated with the Red Cross […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 7, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Firelands FFA had a successful year at the Lorain Co. Fair this year. Jr. Fair board representatives included Shelby Balint, Hanna McAvoy, Robbie Pete, Gaby Sroka and Emily Teaman. Among the winners, Alex Halbert won the champion FFA poster award, Dannin Butchko had the best FFA vegetable display, and Tom Krumwiede […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 30, 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS — Cameron Bookman of the Waterford FFA Chapter has been selected to play baritone in the National FFA Band. Process. Bookman submitted an audition tape and was one of 85 FFA members selected. The band will perform several times Oct. 20-23 at the 83rd National FFA Convention in the Conseco Fieldhouse. National FFA Band […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 16, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Nine of the 10 Zane Trace FFA officers traveled with the Paint Valley officer team to Columbus Sept. 8 to attend the Ohio Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference Officers were greeted by Ohio State FFA officers including president Amy Jo Frost. The keynote speaker was Kelly Barnes, a former Oklahoma State FFA […]


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