GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — Indian Valley FFA club members Corey Decker, of Newcomerstown, and Matt Demattio, of Tuscarawas, were awarded the American FFA degree at the National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis in October. * * * BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye FFA attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. Fifteen members […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Members of the Ridge Runners 4-H club met at the Roberts Ridge Volunteer Fire Department for their annual family Thanksgiving dinner. After a dinner, they held their monthly meeting. In old business, members learned the recent lunch stand at the courthouse was a success, selling out of all the offerings. Upcoming events […]
JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — Hillsdale FFA soil judging team competed Sept. 28 at Crawford County. This year the Hillsdale FFA’s rural soils team placed 20th at districts. The team consisted of Keayla Harr, Megan Poynter and Logan Garber. The urban soils team placed 19th at districts and consisted of Dylan Schmidt, Amanda Garn and Hayley Sherman. […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H Club met at the Roberts Ridge Volunteer Fire Department’s social hall to begin the new 2012-2013 4-H year Oct. 9. The meeting began with Kyle Clark, the vice-president, calling the meeting to order New officers were elected. Kyle Clark was elected president, Logan Toler is vice-president, Katie Richmond-Klug […]
WINONA, Ohio — The Lone Rangers 4-H club held its monthly meeting Oct. 14 at the Winona Friends Church. Future service projects for the year were discussed. The club voted on a donation of two wheel barrows to the sheep barn at the fairgrounds. Members signed up for monthly snack and heath and safety demonstrations. […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA chapter began its fruit sale Oct. 18. Citrus, red and yellow apples, nuts, fruit baskets and Deb Yummers barbecue sauce will be available. The sale ends in November and the citrus will come in around the Dec. 10, and the fruit baskets will be in around the Dec. 17. […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA, Firelands FFA and the JVS FFA participated in the annual county Food For America at the fairgrounds Oct. 9. The educational event is coordinated for fourth graders, and includes 20 stations the students visit, led by FFA member as a guide. Stations included animals brought by the members, as […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA has started a new fundraiser this year in conjunction with Bauer Ladder Corporation of Wooster, Ohio, by selling/distributing the locally made ladders. Bauer ladders range from a variety of small 2-foot ladder to a large 40-foot extension ladder. For more information or to buy a ladder contact Northwestern […]
LOUISVILLE, Ohio — Kool Kats 4-H club member Chris Miller, of Louisville, finished first at the 62nd annual National 4-H Engineering Challenge in West Lafayette, Ind. He competed in the computer category, one of nine contests in the event. The event was conducted by extension agricultural engineers and 4-H professionals. Funding was provided in part […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Zane Trace FFA officers and their adviser, Jennifer Johnston, traveled to Columbus Sept. 26 to hear Gov. John Kasich speak, tour the statehouse, and meet with Sen. Bob Peterson. The day started with a tour of the statehouse, where the group learned all about the history of Ohio’s statehouse, and was able […]
ANDOVER, Ohio — Pymatuning Valley FFA members participated Sept. 16 in Adopt-A-Highway, cleaning garbage from Route 6. The chapter does this twice a year. The chapter held a meeting Sept. 19. * * * ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Last year West Muskingum’s Ag program contained around 29 students. Most of those students were active in the […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA chapter is selling hog raffle tickets at $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets. The hog was donated by Bryan Fehlan. Sales end Oct. 3 and the drawing is Oct. 5. * * * ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA hosted a tailgate party Aug. 31 before the […]
ANDOVER, Ohio — Pymatuning Valley FFA member Jessica Krulic was grand champion exhibitor in dairy beef feeders at the Ashtabula County Fair this year. She is also the Ashtabula County dairy princess. Rebecca Dillon took reserve grand champion exhibitor and best in show with her market duck. Bailee Mezarro showed her dairy cows in both […]
Who won grand champion honors at this year’s Geauga County Fair? Find out here.
ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA had strong representation at the Richland County Fair held Aug. 5-12 with a total of 28 participants. On Aug. 6, the majority of members participated in the Feeder Calf Show. Placing overall in the show ring for dairy feeders included Abby Motter, third and Jacob Lewis, eighth. Representing Crestview […]
RAVENNA, Ohio — The Southeast FFA officers recently completed a retreat for the upcoming school year. Officers who attended the retreat at adviser Ben Campbell’s farm were President Nathan Boring, Vice President Alex Zavara, Treasurer Nick Sampson, Reporter Tim Tarter, Sentinel Jimmie Bishop, and Chaplain Melanie Sartor.
BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — The August meeting of Western Reserve Rangers was led by Delorean Jones, Gabriella Marinescu and Shannon Marshburn. Congratulations were extended to Shannon Marshburn who won a First Place Clock Trophy in the State 4-H Style Revue for Shopping Savvy. Karl Reph and Jena Styka brought back to Mahoning County Outstanding of […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — More than $20,000 in junior fair scholarships was awarded at the county scholarship night Aug. 1 to 21 junior fair participants. Seven Firelands FFA members earned many scholarships on this special evening. Shelby Balint, daughter of Tom and Darlene Balint, of Huron, earned the Kevin N. Younglas Memorial Scholarship. Sara Laughlin, daughter […]
NEWBURY, Ohio — Breeders and Feeders 4-H club had its last meeting at the Pirus Farm. They discussed making thank you signs to thank last year’s buyers. Photos must be 4-inch-by-6 inch and turned in to Courtney or Karen by Aug. 26. All 4-H members are to bring one dozen cookies or brownies (four per […]
Results from this year’s Columbiana County Fair market livestock sale, which totaled more than $425,000.