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.
ANDOVER, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA held a meeting July 18, where everyone enjoyed swimming and a picnic. One upcoming event for the Pymatuning Valley FFA includes the Ashtabula County Fair. It is here where members will be able to showcase the animals that they have invested so much time and care in. Also […]
HANOVERTON, Ohio — The Hicks & Hayseeds 4-H club from Hanoverton used a “superstar” theme to build their silent auction basket for this year’s county fair. For the past year, members have been writing letters to stars in the entertainment, business and sports worlds asking for donations. Club members have written 60 letters and have […]
WASHINGTON — Waterford FFA members Blake Campbell, Jessica Coulter and Megan Whalin attended the 2012 Washington Leadership Conference this summer. They attended workshop sessions on persuasive communication, character leadership and building relationships, and participated in discussions on citizenship. They also participated in service learning events. A highlight of the week was a visit to the […]
CORTLAND, Ohio — Several members of the Brookfield 4-H club visited Starr Manufacturing in Vienna, Ohio, June 21 to present a plaque to Andreas and Dale Foerster for sponsoring 4-H. There will also be a sign honoring the company in the Trumbull County Fair poultry barn. Brookfield 4-H club used the donation to purchase all […]
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Washington County 4-H members are given an opportunity to improve their public speaking skills and demonstration skills at the 2012 4-H County Activity Night that was held June 12. Over 30 4-H members ages 8 to 18 years old presented demonstrations, impromptu speeches, public speaking and theatrical presentations. 4-H members who received […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Thirteen members of the Smithville FFA chapter attended summer FFA camp June 4-8: Donnie Mercer, Devun Cline, Wyatt Bear, Harold Kennedy, Dylan Unkefer, Bobby Joyner, Calvin Moser, Shawn Ault, Kolstin Hartzler, Heather Kandel, Mariana Cantera, Cortney Miller and Erica Duff. FFA members were split into camp chapters with other FFA members from […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H club met May 20 at Snyder’s Cabin. Guests Ashley Hudzick and Melissa Moliterno described 4-H camp at Camp Whitewood and shared information about the dates and activities this year. Members signed up to plant flowers at the fairgrounds. Also, the advisers shared information about a safety […]
SALINEVILLE, Ohio — The Southern Local FFA chapter attended the 84th state FFA convention in Columbus May 3 and 4. Twenty members visited the career and trade show and had the opportunity to hear motivational speakers at the convention. Adam Sevek (treasurer), Lindsay Bonam (reporter) and Mikaela Bentley (secretary) received chapter officer awards for their […]