Ohio FFA News

  • Pictured L to R - Paul Heydinger, Ray Stahl, Mr. Tyler Pope, Sam Robertson, Amy Rietschlin
  • Nikyta Engstrom
  • Zane Trace FFA 9-8-14
  • FFA Member Hunter Barga helps a boy bottle feed one of the calves.
GREENHAND COOKOUT

River Valley FFA officers host Greenhand cookout

The River Valley FFA recently held their annual Greenhand Cookout at Strine Farms. Greenhands were able to come and play games, sit around a fire, and have dinner while getting to know the new officer team and Agricultural Education teacher Ellen Keck. The 2014-15 officers also had the chance to get to know the freshmen [...]

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Pictured L to R - Paul Heydinger, Ray Stahl, Mr. Tyler Pope, Sam Robertson, Amy Rietschlin

Buckeye Central FFA wins Farm Business Contest at Big E

Five Buckeye Central FFA members traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts over a four day period last week to compete in the National FFA’s Eastern Regional Farm Business Management Contest. The National FFA’s Eastern Regional competition includes 18 states from the North Eastern portion of the United States. Leaving on Thursday the group traveled to Stanfordville, New [...]

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Nikyta Engstrom

Hiland FFA stays busy at Holmes County Fair

Hiland FFA recently had a successful week at the 2014 Holmes County Fair. Tanner Neuenschwander, Aaron Nisley, Kelsey Yoder, and Rachelle Yoder showed market hogs through FFA. Tanner Neuenschwander placed second in his class. Nikyta Engstrom placed 4th overall with her pen of 3 market ducks. Tallie Troyer showed a market dairy goat. She placed reserved [...]

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Zane Trace FFA 9-8-14

Zane Trace members attend Ross County Farm Bureau meeting

The Ross County Farm Bureau held their 96th Annual Meeting in The Sunroom at the Brick in Frankfort on Thursday, August 28th. Five members from the Zane Trace FFA chapter traveled there to attend. Kevin Daubenmire, Karlee Daubenmire, Ashley McCullough, Olivia Pflaumer, and Taylor Stacy were the five FFA members. The students had the opportunity [...]

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L to R: Adriana Grim, Laura Wood, Amber Buzaki, and Patrick Helwig.

RG Drage FFA attends FFA Camp Muskingum

Earlier this summer, the RG Drage FFA  Chapter traveled to Carrol County to participate in the 1st session of Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum. The members that participated were Amber Buzaki, Adriana Grimm, Patrick Helwig, and Laura Wood. There were many activities involving the theme for this year – Indiana Jones. The campers participated in a [...]

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River Valley FFA excels at Marion County Fair

The Marion County Fair was held earlier this year, and  the River Valley FFA had quite a few members showing. The projects ranged from SAE posters to market and breeding livestock. The annual Sale of Champions had many River Valley FFA members coming through the ring. Those members included Amy Poorman, (Grand Champion Market Turkey), [...]

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FFA Member Hunter Barga helps a boy bottle feed one of the calves.

Fort Loramie FFA holds petting zoo

This summer, the Fort Loramie FFA held a petting zoo at Liberty Days. The petting zoo featured two calves given by Vick and Peg Pleiman, a goat donated by the Minster Veterinary Service, and three rabbits donated by the Tony and Jorgi Hoying family. Children could also interact with the cut out cow that was [...]

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Local Preble Shawnee FFA students awarded Alumni scholarships

During the graduation of Preble Shawnee local  schools, two students were awarded scholarships from the FFA Alumni for  the 2013-2014 scholarship year. Knox Wilson and Brian Ketring were  awarded a five hundred dollar scholarship, courtesy of the Preble Shawnee FFA Alumni,  for their outstanding efforts and contributions to the Preble Shawnee FFA. Although both graduating, [...]

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L to R: Kelsey Yoder, Tallie Troyer, Brandon Stutzman, Diane Yoder, Olivia Ward

Several Hiland FFA members attend Camp Muskingum

On June 2-6, 2014, FFA Camp Muskingum was held in Carroll County off the shores of Leesville Lake. Five Hiland FFA members; Brandon Stutzman, Tallie Troyer, Olivia Ward, Diane Yoder, and Kelsey Yoder decided to go and experience this annual event for the first time. There were over 288 students from the state of Ohio [...]

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Outstanding Members: L to R: Jen Smith, Cora Daniel, and Kelsey Reed

RG Drage FFA holds successful banquet

The RG Drage FFA Chapter recently hosted their FFA banquet. Our guest speaker for the night was Dustin Homan. Jarred Shellhouse, the Ohio FFA 2013-2014 State Treasurer, also gave a brief speech about oppertunities in the FFA. The first-year FFA members received their Greenhand Degrees at the banquet, the recipients were: Jessica Ake, Sydney Bartolet, [...]

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