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  • Ohio 4-H’er on poultry show ban: ‘In my heart, I still have earned first place’

  • Ohio cancels all poultry shows to minimize bird flu risk

  • Michigan cancels poultry shows, including 4-H, for 2015 due to bird flu

FFA & 4H News Results

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 11, 2015:

Thursday, June 11, 2015

VINCENT, Ohio — The Warren FFA hosted a petting zoo May 14 and 15 at the St. Mark’s preschool.   Members of the FFA chapter brought animals including ducks, chickens, dogs, goats, rabbits, a calf, and a horse. Animals were separated into stations so the kids could be taught the proper care, maintenance, and background […]

Ohio 4-H’er on poultry show ban: ‘In my heart, I still have earned first place’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It’s hard, but Putnam County 4-H’er understands Ohio’s decision to ban county fair poultry shows to minimize the risk of bird flu spreading.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 4, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The Burton Geauga Dairymen 4-H club and the Bowerstown Silver Spurs 4-H Club share club news.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 4, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The West Holmes FFA co-ops team recently placed sixth in the state, the Hillsdale FFA held its annual softball meeting and the Northwestern FFA held several events in May.

Mohawk FFA honors members and special guests at banquet

Thursday, June 4, 2015

BESSEMER, Pa. — The Mohawk FFA has had success yet again with their annual FFA Parent and Member Banquet May 19. Over 140 members and guests attended. There were many pins, degrees and scholarships given out. FFA contest results from the five county competitions were presented by the 2015-2016 president, Tim Murtha. Erik Hostetler; ag mechanics; […]

Ohio cancels all poultry shows to minimize bird flu risk

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all 2015 live bird exhibitions at county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other gatherings of birds for show or for sale, including auctions and swap meets.

Michigan cancels poultry shows, including 4-H, for 2015 due to bird flu

Monday, June 1, 2015

Due to the potential for highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, 2015 poultry exhibitions are canceled throughout Michigan.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 28, 2015:

Thursday, May 28, 2015

FFA news for the week of May 28.

Bird flu threatens fair season

Friday, May 22, 2015

Poultry exhibits at several state and county fairs have been canceled this year in the wake of the largest-ever bird flu outbreak in the nation,

Five more chicken flocks in Midwest with bird flu; 37 million birds affected

Friday, May 22, 2015

Five more flocks in Iowa and Nebraska have been confirmed with highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI).

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