Ohio FFA News

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  • Recipients of the 2017 State FFA Degree are (L to R) Carly Gump, Katie Bodenmiller, Alyssa Westgerdes, and Alex DiNardo.
  • Keagan Carsey
  • The FFA's Chili Cook-Off participants were (L to R) Bailey Buck, Ashley Hawkins, Jessica Copeland, Zach Kowalak, Colton Kowalak, Carly Gump, Alex Isbrandt, Emma Linn, Blade Snyder, and Aligha Ulsh.
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Liberty Union FFA members compete in Creed Speaking, Tractor Troubleshooting

On March 3rd, 2017, Creed Speaking and Tractor Trouble Shooting CDE teams competed. Alyse Looney represented the Liberty Union FFA for the Creed Speaking at the state level and received 3rd place in the state. In Tractor Trouble Shooting, Avery Miller and Garret Wiley placed 10th in the state. Overall, both teams placed well and did [...]

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Recipients of the 2017 State FFA Degree are (L to R) Carly Gump, Katie Bodenmiller, Alyssa Westgerdes, and Alex DiNardo.

Miami East FFA notes successful state evaluations

The State FFA Evaluations were recently held at the Ohio FFA Center in Columbus, Ohio. Several members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter competed in various competitions. Members became eligible for State Evaluations by placing at District Evaluations in February. American FFA Degree – Emily Beal, Daniel Everett, Stephanie Millhouse, Levi Reid and Hunter Sharp, graduates of Miami East High School, submitted an application to receive [...]

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Senior FFA member Chris Link with his Best Restored Tractor

Fort Recovery FFA’ers vie for truck and tractor drive-in awards

Fort Recovery FFA Chapter held a truck and tractor drive-in to help promote agriculture and the National FFA Organization during National FFA Week last week. 24 FFA members drove in tractors to win a number of awards. The award for the biggest went to Cole Bergman, and smallest was won by Luke Klingshirn. Rick Knapke [...]

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Fort Recovery FFA awards Greenhand Degrees

The Fort Recovery FFA Chapter held its Greenhand FFA Degree Ceremony during January regularly scheduled monthly chapter meeting.  The Greenhand FFA Degree was awarded to 37 first-year members enrolled in an Agricultural class.  The Greenhand FFA Degree is the 1st degree that an FFA member can receive and requires members to demonstrate knowledge of FFA [...]

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Keagan Carsey

Carsey named Miami East FFA Member of the Month for February

The February 2017 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Keagan Carsey. Keagan is the son of Ryan and Casandra Carsey of Troy. Keagan is a sophomore at Miami East High School and a second year agriculture student enrolled in Plant and Animal Sciences. Keagan was chosen for his participation in the County Public [...]

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The FFA's Chili Cook-Off participants were (L to R) Bailey Buck, Ashley Hawkins, Jessica Copeland, Zach Kowalak, Colton Kowalak, Carly Gump, Alex Isbrandt, Emma Linn, Blade Snyder, and Aligha Ulsh.

Chili cook-off at Miami East January FFA meeting

At the January FFA Meeting the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter held its annual Chili Cook-Off Competition. Members were given the challenge of working in teams to create a chili to submit to the judges for evaluation. They had to provide their recipe and were evaluated on taste. Winners of the competition included two categories. The [...]

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Ridgedale FFA pig dissection

Ridgedale FFA students dissect pigs

Students of the Ridgedale FFA have been hard at work in recent weeks learning biology hands-on — through the dissection of pigs. The classes started on January 13th and finished with an oral quiz over what was learned on January 20th. Everyone was timid at first but as we got started they really enjoyed the [...]

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Zane Trace FFA members at leadership conference

Zane Trace FFA members attend leadership conference

Students from FFA chapters across Ohio recently attended the 212o and 360° Leadership Conferences. These conferences are an activity of the National FFA Organization made possible by title sponsor Syngenta. 23 students from the Zane Trace FFA Chapter attended the event January 14-15, 2017 in Dublin, OH. 212° – the temperature at which water boils [...]

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Madison-Plains FFA reflects on successful toy drive

For the past two years the Madison-Plains FFA Chapter has donated toys to children’s hospital. The previous year the chapter donated 110 toys to the hospital near christmas time. This year the goal was to donate at least 200 toys. The chapter went above and beyond to exceed this goal by donating 260 toys to [...]

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Shaeley Warner of Utica FFA

Utica FFA member receives grant from Caterpillar

A $1,000 grant has been awarded to FFA member Shaeley Warner of Utica, OH by Caterpillar. Grant Requirement: For applicants from TX, CO, NE, KS, MO, IA, MN, ND, SD, OH, and KY who have or wish to begin an SAE in Beef Production. The SAE Grant is designed to help FFA members create and [...]

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