Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Mahoning County Goat Herders hosted a meeting Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at O'Brock Farm.

The Crestview FFA chapter hosted its annual eighth grade recruitment day Feb. 10.
Ava Lonneman and chicken

Ava Lonneman, of Portage County, Ohio, is the winner of the National 4-H Council’s 2017 Youth In Action Pillar Award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). She will serve as a spokesperson for 4-H STEM programming across the nation.

The West Muskingum FFA chapter placed fourth in the Ag Sales Career Development Event, held at Harrison Central.

The Mahoning County Junior Fair Board met in February. The members were encouraged to volunteer to assist with several special events this spring.
graduation mortarboard and diploma

Ohio State Extension and the Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association will be awarding two youth beef scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Deadline to apply is May 1.
Blake Campbell and lamb

Inspired by his own FFA adviser and his passion for agriculture, Blake Campbell is pursuing a career in agricultural education.

Cecil 4-H will be holding its first meeting for the year Feb. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cecil Volunteer Fire Hall.

On Jan. 27, members of the Northwestern FFA chapter listened to speakers talk about fire safety.
Don Jones, Harrison Central

Don Jones is an agriculture teacher and mentor. He focuses on student potential through FFA, supervised agricultural experiences and classroom curriculum.
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