Ohio FFA News

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  • Agricultural Communications – Kolt Buchenroth, Kenton-OHP
  • Some of the Ohio State Officer Team stopped by to visit. Milan Pozderac (vice president at large); Evan Callicoat (reporter); Lane Heil, (vice president at large); and Ryan Matthews (president) have had a busy National Convention.
  • American Star in Agriscience winner – Chrysta Beck, Pettisville
American Star in Agriscience  – Chrysta Beck, Pettisville

Ohio FFA members excel at National Convention

The 90th National FFA Convention and Expo took place October 25-28 in Indianapolis, Ind. Ohio FFA was well represented with multiple Career Development Event (CDE) teams, Proficiency Award finalists and 397 American Degree Recipients. The final days of convention brought much anticipation as the winners were announced for CDE’s, Proficiency Areas and the Agriscience Fair. [...]

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FFA traffic jams worth stopping for

I recently found myself inescapably trapped in a traffic jam in Indianapolis. It wasn’t cars and trucks, but a sea of blue jackets that prevented me from moving. I was in a hurry to meet with some folks for an interview and was being temporarily delayed without any hope of moving. The reason: the National [...]

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Agricultural Communications – Kolt Buchenroth, Kenton-OHP

Ohio’s National Proficiency Winners

Listen to the winners reflect on being named top in the nation. Adam Blumenschein Kolt Buchenroth Sierra Drewes Collin Dunaway Nole Gerfen Aaron Hendrich Ann Shelby

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Some of the Ohio State Officer Team stopped by to visit. Milan Pozderac (vice president at large); Evan Callicoat (reporter); Lane Heil, (vice president at large); and Ryan Matthews (president) have had a busy National Convention.

A conversation with Ohio FFA State Officers at 2017 National Convention

Matt Reese and Joel Penhorwood borrowed several Ohio FFA State Officers from their busy time at the 2017 National FFA Convention. The team has been staying hard at work with delegate sessions, meeting officers from other states, and gaining ideas to take back home. Ryan Matthews, Lane Heil, Evan Callicoat, and Milan Pozderac are among [...]

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FFA soil judging winners announced

Student teams from Northmor High School in Morrow County and Gallia Academy High School in Gallia County were first place winners in the 65th annual FFA State Land and Soil Judging Contest held Oct. 14 at the Farm Science Review site in Madison County. The event is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division [...]

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American Star in Agriscience winner – Chrysta Beck, Pettisville

Chrysta Beck of Archbold named 2017 American Star in Agriscience

Since third grade, Chrysta Beck of Archbold has raised broilers and layers to sell meat and egg products to local customers. As she got older and joined FFA, she developed a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) that would look into the health of poultry. But what started as research to assist her with personal production goals [...]

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Joel interviews proficiency finalist Jason Jenkins.

Hard work paying off for FFA proficiency finalists from Ohio

An astounding 25 FFA members from Ohio are finalists in the national proficiency competition. Proficiency is one of the key competitions in FFA, where members are judged off work completed through their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), depending on category. The video below highlights nearly all the hard working young people representing Ohio and their respective [...]

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Winners of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Corn Contest were (front row, L to R) Paige Pence, Kearsten Kirby, (back row, L to R) Jacob Sweitzer, Adam Bensman, and Lauren Wright.

Miami East FFA’ers bring top yields for chapter corn contest

Recently, members from the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter were challenged to participate in the annual Chapter Corn Contest. The rules of the contest were to bring in one ear of corn and earn a corn-related prize. All participants got a can of soda pop because corn syrup is a major ingredient. Overall winners were presented [...]

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300+ bidders attend Miami Trace FFA Alumni consignment sale

The Miami Trace FFA Alumni, in cooperation with the Wendt Group, Inc, held the annual Consignment Sale on Friday, September 1st at the Fayette County Fairgrounds. This was the second sale where the FFA Alumni worked in partnership with the Wendt Group, Inc. Auctioneers, Nick Cummings and Kevin Wendt, have been long time supporters of [...]

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