HANOVERTON, Ohio — United FFA’s annual fruit sale will continue through Nov. 21. Ag students will be selling a variety of fruits, apple cider and meats and cheese. Profits from the sale will be used for fixing equipment, students’ fees for conventions, and scholarships. If you are interested in buying, call United Local High School […]
HANOVERTON, Ohio — United Local FFA traveled to Indianapolis for the 84th annual National FFA Convention. While in Indiana, the group got the chance to tour the Indianapolis 500 Motor Speedway, grounds and museum. They also attended the Bulls and Broncs Rodeo at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum. They went to sessions with motivational speakers. […]
NEWBURY, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders had a great year at the 2011 Geauga County Fair. The club had its end of the year picnic and enjoyed a lot a good food. We also endured the weather and still had fun at the Pumpkin Festival. Oct. 29 is a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Members of the Marshall and Ohio County 4-H and FFA Dairy Club met Oct. 15 at Young’s Cafeteria in Glen Dale to kick off the new year. After dinner, the club elected new officers for the 2011-2012 year: Tara Chaplin, president; Chad Riggle, vice president; Molly Hubbs, secretary; Kyle Clark, treasurer; and […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — Members from the landscape and greenhouse management and industrial equipment mechanics classes of the Lorain County JVS FFA worked with Firelands and Wellington chapters to put on Food for America at the Lorain County Fairgrounds. More than 300 third and fourth graders attended the event. The JVS groups spoke on tractor safety, […]
COLLINS, Ohio — The Western Reserve FFA chapter took 16 members to the county soil judging CDE Sept. 22. Members representing the chapter for rural soils were: Lindsey Bement, Riley Cullen, Ryan Beck, Clay Robson, Greg Davis, Owen Bursley, Nathan King and Katelyn Miller. On urban soils were Kyle Kidd, Tim Vekas, Kyle Tinney, Colton […]
PLYMOUTH, Ohio — Plymouth FFA went to the soil judging CDE Sept. 20 and placed third in competition. High scorers went on to participate in the district contest, held Sept. 28, where they won the district competition. Zach Kanney placed as fifth high individual in county judging and Amy Grube placed as first high individual […]
WOOSTER, Ohio– Jonathan Coyle, Marie Coyle and Emma Mrzwyka, members of the Farm Friends 4-H club, went to the rabbit decathlon at the New York state fair Sept. 4. They were on an intermediate team with one other 4-H member, Elizabeth Frey. The team scored 4th place in their division, and Jonathan won 4th place […]
COLUMBIANA — Members of the Rough Riders 4-H club assembled a display Oct. 1 at Witmer’s Inc. on state Route 14 in Columbiana to promote 4-H week. The display will remain in place through Oct. 10. * * * WOOSTER, Ohio — The 4-H Farm Friends float won first place at the Wayne County Fair. […]
WATERFORD, Ohio — The Waterford FFA chapter competed and placed third overall in the Eastern Regional parliamentary procedure contest held Sept. 16 at the Eastern States Exposition, or Big E. Members that competed from the Waterford FFA chapter were Cameron Bookman, Blake Campbell, Jessica Coulter, Katrina Ford, Autumn Hendershot and James Whalin. The team advanced […]
MORRISTOWN, Ohio — The Bits-N-Bridles 4-H club held a meeting at the Belmont Saddle Club recently. Members who won 2011 Belmont County Junior Fair horse awards include: Diamond Palmer, senior showmanship and high point western senior; Olivia Merritt, English showmanship; Ty Hawley, high point driving; Paige Elizeus, high point contest junior and the Terry Lee […]
BEVERLY, Ohio — Fort Frye FFA members attended the Washington County soil judging competition Sept. 13. They received first place in the rural competition and fifth in the urban competition. Kylie Seese received second out of all participating students. * * * ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA officers attended the Colt Conference, Sept. 7. […]
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Beginning Oct. 1, the Miami Trace FFA will kick off Paint the Town Pink, a special event that will take place throughout Washington Court House. During the campaign, companies in town can donate money to have their windows painted with the breast cancer ribbon. All proceeds from these donations will […]
BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — Western Reserve Rangers 4-H club member Sara Cummings was the 2011 outstanding female youth from the Youth Organizations of the Canfield Junior Fair, and club member Katherine Pitcairn was one of five young women serving on the 2011 4-H royal court. Cummings, the daughter of Ken and Tina Cummings of Springfield […]
JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA Chapter held their annual summer picnic Aug. 7 for members and their families. Megan Miller and her family hosted the meeting at their house. 98 members were in attendance. After the meeting, the chapter ate a meal provided by the FFA and the members. The officers planned games for […]
Scenes from the 2011 Stark County Fair.
BURTON, Ohio — Members of the Swingin’ Hams 4-H club met Aug. 2 at the Patterson Center to discuss the upcoming Geauga County Fair. Each member received his hog pen assignment. Members also prepared for a club car wash, which was held Aug. 13.
BELOIT, Ohio — The West Branch FFA met at West Branch High School Aug. 17, with 20 members in attendance. Members enjoyed recreation and refreshments.
MOUNTVILLE, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association is offering a stipend for qualified FFA students to attend the National Young Farmer Educational Association (NYFEA) Institute to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 7-10.
DULUTH, Ga. — Candice Bentley of Crestview High School in Greenwich, Ohio, has received a National FFA Collegiate Scholarship, sponsored by AGCO. Bentley is one of 20 outstanding FFA members to receive a scholarship sponsored by AGCO and AGCO Finance. Bentley’s parents are Hillard and Michelle Bentley, Greenwich. The Crestview graduate is now a student […]