Roundup of FFA news for Dec. 29, 2016

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PLYMOUTH, Ohio — The Plymouth FFA chapter will be showcased Jan. 7-9, on This Week In AgriBusiness, a weekly, one-hour television agri-news program.

The Plymouth FFA chapter tribute will include information about the chapter’s history, activities and community service. It also includes several photos of the students and their participation in chapter activities.

Tune into This Week In AgriBusiness on RFD-TV, Dish Network channel 231 and on DirecTV channel 379, as well as a number of other cable systems. Broadcast times are 6 a.m., Jan. 7; 4 a.m. and 4 p.m., Jan. 8; and 7 a.m., Jan. 9.

Each tribute as it aired is also posted on their website at www.agbizweek.com. Click on the Video Replay link and then FFA Chapter Tribute. It will be on the website for one week.

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JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA recently competed in the food science and technologies and public speaking finals held at Ohio State University main campus.

In the Job Interview CDE finals, Clay Schoen received 7th place overall in the state.

In the state food science technology contest, four individuals from Hillsdale placed overall first in the state and will compete the next National FFA Convention. Team members were Josh Davis, 4th; Taylor Rebman, 19th; Sean Fitzsimmons, 24th; and Blayne Bartter, 49th.

Josh Davis also received a $500 scholarship from Ohio State University. Hillsdale was able to send both their novice and advanced parliamentary procedure teams to the state competition after qualifying by both teams placing first at subdistricts and districts.

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Zane Trace FFA Chapter held a Coffee and College event Dec. 14, at the Zane Trace High School for current students to hear from recent graduates about college life. This year, 41 current students and 10 recent alumni attended.

The Chapter recently completed their 2016 Fruit Sale Fundraiser. Ninety-five members participated and over $24,000 worth of fruit was sold.

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