Roundup of FFA news for Nov. 12, 2020

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ohio ­— On Oct. 14, five Fayetteville FFA members participated in the annual roadside clean-up activity. These members spent a few hours picking up trash and recyclables along the roads and side streets in Fayetteville, Ohio. The items were then properly disposed of at the school’s waste management system.

On Oct. 29, four Fayetteville FFA Officers participated in the Fayetteville trick-or-treat by having a table set up in the Fayetteville Firehouse and handing out candy to hundreds of children that walked through.

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MILLERSBURG, Ohio — West Holmes FFA memebrs competed in the district soil contest Oct 14. The rural team placed third out of nine teams. The urban team took fourth out of eight.

Eleven West Holmes FFA members participate in the state soils contest Oct. 20. The rural team placed 39th out of 164 teams.

The chapter held its annual meeting Oct. 22 at West Holmes High School.

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PERRYSVILLE, Ohio — The Crestview FFA traveled to the Mohican Lodge Oct. 29 with 38 students to meet with the Clear Fork FFA as a replacement trip for the National FFA Convention.

While at the Mohican Lodge, the students watched an Ohio Bird Sanctuary representative teach about three Ohio native birds: the American kestrel, the great horned owl and the red-tailed hawk.

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SULLIVAN, Ohio — The Black River FFA is holding its annual fruit sale, through Nov. 16. Delivery will be Dec. 16-17. In addition to fruit, the chapter is also selling fruit baskets, fruit and snack buckets, an assortment of nuts, beef jerky and Black River tumblers. All proceeds from the sale will be used to assist FFA students attend state and national conventions, FFA camp, career development events and to fund senior scholarships. If you are interested in the sale, contact a Black River FFA member or the Black River High School Agriculture Education Department at 419-736-3303, ext. 522. After lunch, members played leadership games hosted by the chapter officers, went hiking and went trick-or-treating.

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