Ohio FFA News

  • National Proficiency Finalists are recognized at a luncheon on Thursday
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  • Five 8th graders and freshmen FFA members proudly display their new personalized FFA jackets, which were made possible through the Anthony Wayne FFA Alumni.
  • Pictured Left to Right - Terry Medley, Wyatt Mellor, Coven Mullet, Remington Green, and John Maki
National Proficiency Finalists are recognized at a luncheon on Thursday

Video: Ohio’s National Proficiency Finalists

Ohio is represented by 25 National Proficiency Finalists at the 2014 National FFA Convention. The final part of the proficiency contest took place Thursday night and winners will be recognized on Friday. The Ohio Ag Net met with several of the finalists and found out more behind their in-depth Supervised Agricultural Experiences that were instrumental [...]

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A conversation with Ohio FFA President Sydney Snider at convention

The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo caught up with Ohio FFA Association President Sydney Snider on Thursday at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. The two covered several topics including what the Ohio state officers are trying to achieve this year and the impressive amount of proficiency finalists competing at the 2014 convention. Watch [...]

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A brief history of the National FFA Convention: Which host city is the best?

The National FFA Organization’s 2014 national convention is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky through Nov. 1. However, that hasn’t always been the location of the annual event, which has only recently made its way back to Ohio’s southern neighbor. The following is a brief look at the history of the National FFA Convention and its [...]

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Thomas Shaw is a national finalist in the Agricultural Communications proficiency.

Ohio well represented in contests at National FFA Convention

Keep an eye out for these Ohio FFA members who are competing against the very best from across the country at this week’s National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Sarah Cox of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter is a finalist for the prestigious American Star in Agriscience. Cox studies animal and food sciences through research [...]

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Big numbers at National FFA Convention

One can’t help but be inspired by the quality and the hard work of the young people clad in those distinctive jackets who, for a few short days are turning Louisville a bluer hue. This week’s National FFA Convention will once again transform the city of Louisville into a sea of corduroy as big numbers [...]

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Five 8th graders and freshmen FFA members proudly display their new personalized FFA jackets, which were made possible through the Anthony Wayne FFA Alumni.

Anthony Wayne FFA Alumni sponsors jackets for chapter

The Anthony Wayne FFA Alumni sponsors FFA jackets for Anthony Wayne FFA members each year. This year, the alumni group distributed 12 partial scholarships and 1 full jacket scholarship. These scholarships make having a personalized FFA jacket a reality for many students. FFA members wear their personalized jackets to official FFA functions such as conventions, the [...]

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Blue Jacket Program brings free corduroy to National Trail chapter

The National Trail-MVCTC FFA Chapter was recently selected to receive three free FFA jackets as a part of the Ohio FFA Foundation’s Blue Jacket Program. The program is sponsored by Farm Credit Services of Mid-America. Farm Credit donates money each year to buy FFA jackets for members in their local territory. The jackets cost nothing [...]

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Pictured Left to Right - Terry Medley, Wyatt Mellor, Coven Mullet, Remington Green, and John Maki

West Holmes FFA participates in Forestry CDE at state

In early October, the West Holmes FFA chapter sent five members to State Forestry at Hocking College. The team placed 27th out of 41 teams. As individuals, the members placed: Wyatt Mellor – 66th, Coven Mullet – 142nd, Terry Medley – 168th, John Maki – 213th, and Remington Green – 227th out of 258 individuals. At State Forestry, [...]

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Pictured L to R - Fort Recovery Cheerleader Faith Hull applying a tattoo on the face of Makayla Post at the FFA Tailgate party prior to the homecoming football game.

Tailgate party held by Fort Recovery FFA

The Fort Recovery FFA recently held a tailgate party for the community prior to the Ft. Recovery Homecoming Football Game.  This event was held in the Mary Help of Christians grass lot, across from the football field, and in the school’s bus barn. Students from elementary and middle school grades could participate in a Punt, [...]

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