A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 10, 2012:


PLYMOUTH, Ohio — The May Plymouth FFA meeting will be May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Hound Dog Hop. The club will discuss summer dates and have a senior farewell.

Plymouth FFA members Megan Burrer and Taylor Foster received their State FFA degree May 4 at the State FFA Convention.

Lil’ Farmer Day will take place May 18 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Rain date is May 25. Stations are still pending, but are projected to be: Soils, Morgan Fletcher/Grace Brown; Plants, Andie Daron/Amy Grube; Equine, Leonard Felty/Lexie Washburn/Halei Lunceford; Goats, Dustin Campbell/Taylor Foster; Swine, Mikayla Reer/Levi Myers; Poultry, *Extras from cattle; Rabbits, Florenzie Ratliff/Emily Handshoe; Cattle, Kyle Adams/Skyler Adams or Zac Arnold/Trevor Arnold/Cal Redden; Ram, Austin Bisel; Extras, Tiffany Adams/Emily Handshoe.

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ALBANY, Ohio — Members of the Alexander FFA attended the District 10 officer training and banquet April 19. Members attending included Jed Anderson, Austin Crabtree, Sharon Bolin, Maddi Dickerson, Erin Bright, Kacey Davis, Frank Bail, Caitlyn Mullins, Lyman Kennedy and Katelyn Smith.

This year’s banquet was hosted by Sheridan FFA and the training sessions were held by member of the Ohio State agriculture education society.

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HANOVERTON, Ohio — The United Local High School FFA Envirothon team traveled to Kidron, OhioApril 25 to compete in the Area 2 Envirothon contest. There arefive area contests in Ohio. The contest is open to all high school students. The team competed against 64 teams from 18 counties.

United FFA team #1 ofAlex Hull, Haley Drake, Chance Ramsey, Sam Hake, and Angelo Sabatino won first place and will be competing at the State Envirothon competition at Deer Creek Park in mid June.

The top 20 Ohio teams are going to the state competition, then the winning team at state will go on to the National competition at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa. The teams are tested in aquatics, forestry, soils/land use, wildlife and the current enviromental issue which is nonpoint source pollution.


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