CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Zane Trace FFA food science and technology team of Beau Bilek, Mariah Cox, Kasandra Dalton and Amber Ginter recently placed third out of 20 teams in the state contest. The competition was held at The Ohio State University, in the Parker Food Science building, which is home to OSU’s food science […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA took a senior and junior Parliamentary team to the sub-district Parliamentary Procedure at Cambridge High School Dec. 2. The senior team placed first, members who participated on the senior team were Mandy Taylor, president; Shyann Kick, vice president; Chris Vansickle, treasurer; Payten Boring, reporter; Marris Hoffee, secretary; Kara […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville FFA chapter members took a trip to Louisville, Ky. to attend the FFA National Convention. The Smithville FFA members who went are Alyssa Kaufman, Katie Hostetler, Bobby Joyner, Kolstin Hartzler, Wren Hostetler, Frank Becker, Michael Stewart, Milagro Cantera, Chris Tomic, Colin Stoll, Marisa Hartzler, Jacob Studer, Haley Dotterer, Bristol Tope, […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to Louisville, Ky. Oct. 30-Nov. 2 for the national convention. Members who attended were Clay Armstrong, Atlee Miller, Chris Sprang, Justin Lorentz, Eric Hanna, Jason Jenkins, Takoda Weaver, Dustin Neihaus, Carter Smith, William Hughes, Wyatt Mellor, Mandy Taylor, Beth Klein, Shyann Kick, Harlie Spurlock, Paige Miller, […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Wes Davis, of West Virginia and the Mason County Vocational FFA chapter, was elected to serve as Eastern Region vice president at the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo. Originally from Point Pleasant, W.Va., in high school Davis served as state president of West Virginia FFA Association and as both vice president and […]
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — The Loudonville Livestock Club named their 47th club year Supreme Champions. Kaleb Shriver earned the supreme market lamb championship for his work; Mahala Kandel earned the supreme championship for her market hog project; and Justin VanSickle earned the supreme market steer championship. Club participants earned points for their work that began with […]
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA sophomores Miranda Rickets and B. William Fraley earned a silver metal and fifth place in the National FFA Agri-Science Fair in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30. Last May during the State FFA Convention, Ricketts and Fraley earned first place and a gold rating in Ohio in the agri-science area of Power, […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga County 4-H Program is starting a Robotics 4-H Club to engage in Junk Drawer Robotics. Junk Drawer Robotics is a curriculum developed by National 4-H that engages youth in critical math, science, and programming skills through robotics. Youth will use everyday items to construct functioning robots. An informational meeting will […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter were recognized for their work in agriculture research during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville. In the national FFA agrisicence fair, Audrey Hoey and David Glass received third place honors and a gold rating in the senior team division of the food science […]
Donation stems from views of Paul Harvey “Farmer” advertisement after Super Bowl airing.
BELLEVUE, Ohio — The Bellevue FFA General Livestock Judging Team recently returned to Ohio after representing the state at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa. The team took part in a Junior Livestock Judging Contest, competing against other FFA teams and 4-H teams from across the country. Team members are Nick Erf, Lauren […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA participated in the Antique Festival Parade Oct. 6. Fair Queen Mandy Taylor and fair King Clay Armstrong rode in the bed of the truck. The float was awarded best youth float. On Oct. 5 the West Holmes FFA forestry team competed at Hocking College in Nelsonville. The team […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Wellington FFA chapter received a check from Monsanto for $10,000 Oct. 9. Monsanto’s Mike Yoder presented the check to the chapter. The money will go towards building a new greenhouse for the school. * * * SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Seven Greenhand FFA members from the Smithville FFA chapter attended a leadership […]
BERLIN, Ohio — Six Hiland FFA members attended Greenhand Camp Sept. 27-29, at the Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum, in Carrollton County. Members in attendance were: Paige Cutshall, Tanner Neuenschwander, Mikenzie Ryan, Brandon Stutzman, Heidi Troyer and Kelsey Yoder. * * * SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville FFA Chapter recently participated in the soil judging career […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA is selling pink pumpkins by donation to raise money for the American Cancer Society. All of the money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation was created in 2012 to help aid in the fight against breast cancer. The pumpkins are […]
HANOVERTON, Ohio — United Local FFA will host a petting zoo at Robert Bycroft’s workshop Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. * * * CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — On Aug. 29, four of the Zane Trace FFA officers attended the annual farm bureau meeting in Frankfort, Ohio. Beau Bilek, Amber Ginter, Shanna Elam, and Kasandra Dalton […]
Alyse Zemba’s 270-pound grand champion market hog brought a whopping $38 a pound at this year’s Geauga County Fair junior fair market sale.
Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.
INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization (FFA) announced national finalists in August. Blake Campbell, of the Waterford FFA Chapter was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Diversified Livestock Production-Entrepreneurship/Placement. Campbell is one of only four people chosen across the country to compete for this award at the national FFA […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys held their last meeting before the Canfield Fair Aug. 14 at Snyder’s Farm. Members were reminded to check the day and correct time of the events you are participating in. The complete schedule is in the junior fair book. Booth set up will be 1 p.m. Aug. […]