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88th Ohio FFA State Convention Schedule

Thousands of Ohio FFA members are converging on Columbus over the next two days to experience the 88th Ohio FFA State Convention. Follow along with up-to-the-minute updates at www.ocj.com as our 2016 Student Reporters work to bring you coverage of the event. A busy two days are in store at the Ohio Expo Center. Here [...]

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Ohio FFA President welcomes members to State Convention

The 88th Ohio FFA Convention kicks off its two-day run in Columbus on Thursday. Thousands of blue corduroy clad members from around the state will be converging on the Ohio Expo Center to participate in delegate sessions, show their work in competition, listen to motivational speakers, hear updates on the one-of-a-kind organization, and much more. [...]

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2016 Student Reporters

Meet the 2016 Ohio FFA Convention Student Reporters

Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal are proud to announce another year of exceptional student reporters to help bring you live coverage of the 88th Ohio FFA State Convention, May 5th and 6th at the Ohio Expo Center. The three new reporters and one returning member will be working alongside our staff and offering a [...]

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Mechanicsburg FFA wins county tractor troubleshooting contest

The tractor troubleshooting teams of Gus Hoewischer and Kylie Owen will move on from the county contest on February 17th to the district contest on February 27th. The team of Heath Starkey and Wyatt Snyder placed second at the county contest. The two teams traveled to Koenig’s Equipment in Urbana, Ohio for the county contest. [...]

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USDA announces Conservation Stewardship Program sign-up for 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the 2016 sign-up period for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the nation’s largest working lands conservation program. CSP supports farmers and ranchers as they introduce and expand conservation on their land in agricultural production Farmers and ranchers have until March 31 to complete the initial CSP application, which consists [...]

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Miami East FFA announces February Members of the Month

The February 2016 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Members of the Month are Lane Mergler and Liza Bair. Lane is the son of Scott and Michelle Mergler of Troy. Liza is the daughter of Todd and Wendy Bair of Fletcher. Mergler and Bair are freshman at Miami East High School and first year members of the FFA. [...]

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Miami East FFA Alumni sponsors upcoming basket bingo

The Miami East FFA Alumni Chapter is sponsoring a Basket Bingo on Sunday, January 31st at 2 p.m. in the Miami East High School Cafeteria. Please enter through the east door of the high school (door #14). Doors will open at one o’clock. Beautiful and functional Longaberger Baskets will be the prize for the 20 [...]

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Hiland FFA helps bring joy to nursing home

The Hiland FFA Chapter visited the Walnut Hills Living Assistance and Nursing Home residents recently. When the chapter first got there, they went inside to  greet and pass out cards to the residents, which the chapter made before their Christmas break to help spread holiday joy. The chapter then continued to the Living Assistance section [...]

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Holiday giving a focus of Eaton MVCTC FFA

In December, the Eaton MVCTC FFA chapter delivered fresh flower bouquets and a table centerpieces to local businesses in Eaton for the holidays. The flowers and greenery came from Eaton’s agriculture education classroom, which the students made arrangements for their families to take home, using skills and techniques taught in class. Extra bouquets and arrangements [...]

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