Ohio FFA News

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  • FFA Jackets were donated to Lane Davis (left) and Zac Gordon (right) from the Farm Credit Services of Mid-America
  • Members of the Zane Trace FFA Agriculture Sales team:  Ann Shelby, Olivia Pflaumer, Kevin Daubenmire and Nathanael Freeman
  • Senior Fort Recovery FFA Member Austin Kahlig with his Most Horse Power tractor
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Edgewood/Butler Tech FFA member wins state Creed Speaking contest

Jarrett Crowthers, a freshman member of the Edgewood/Butler Tech FFA, finished first in the statewide Creed Speaking Career Development Event (CDE) on Saturday, March 7th.  Jarrett advanced through four levels of competition to make it to the state finals, where he presented the FFA Creed in front of a panel of judges and answered questions [...]

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Student reporters wanted for 2015 Ohio FFA State Convention

Attention Ohio FFA Members: The 2015 Ohio FFA State Convention is just around the corner and the Ohio Ag Net & Ohio’s Country Journal is looking for three Ohio FFA members to help serve as student reporters for this year’s event. You’ll get the opportunity to help cover the convention and work alongside our news [...]

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FFA Jackets were donated to Lane Davis (left) and Zac Gordon (right) from the Farm Credit Services of Mid-America

Farm Credit Services donates FFA jackets to Miami East

Recently, Farm Credit Services of Mid-America donated FFA jackets to two members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter. The jackets were made available through a special project of the Ohio FFA Foundation. The Blue Jackets Program was founded to help new FFA members earn their first FFA jacket. Participating FFA members pledge to meet the [...]

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Members of the Zane Trace FFA Agriculture Sales team:  Ann Shelby, Olivia Pflaumer, Kevin Daubenmire and Nathanael Freeman

Zane Trace members compete in district ag sales

In mid-February, four members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter traveled to Lancaster High School to participate in the District 7 Ag Sales Career Development Event.  As part of the competition, members prepared a sales presentation for an agriculture related product and attempted to complete a mock sale to a panel of judges.  Members also [...]

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Senior Fort Recovery FFA Member Austin Kahlig with his Most Horse Power tractor

Ft. Recovery FFA hosts tractor and truck drive-in

To celebrate National FFA Week, the Ft. Recovery FFA Chapter held a truck and tractor drive in to help promote agriculture and the National FFA Organization. Twenty FFA members drove in tractors to win the following: Most HP, Least HP, Oldest, Cleanest, Least Hours, Most Hours, Best Restored, and Most American.  Austin Kahlig won 1st [...]

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Anthony Wayne FFA donates to Toledo Seagate Food Bank

On February 11th, Anthony Wayne FFA students presented a check with proceeds from their holiday sale to the Toledo Seagate Food Bank. After presenting the check, the students also got to tour the facility. They saw the storage areas and different freezers and also got to see where they grow some of their food, although [...]

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Preble Shawnee takes teams to the district Ag Sales contest

The Preble Shawnee FFA recently participated in the district agricultural sales contest. The two teams of Savannah Lynch, Johnathon Cottingim, Sidney Hacker, Wyatt Downard, Sarah Kurtz, Caleb Moore, Kage Worley, and Colton Pugh competed and got fourth place. Cottingim was the second highest individual on the contest. Each participant had to sell a product to [...]

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Chris Sprang, Chad Strouse, and Justin Lorentz after the Tractor Troubleshooting contest

Sprang, Lorentz of West Holmes place first in district TTS

The West Holmes FFA Chapter recently sent Chris Sprang and Justin Lorentz to the District Tractor Troubleshooting contest at Kuester Implement in Bloomingdale. The Team placed first in the district and qualified for state at UNOH in Lima. In tractor troubleshooting, members use diagnostic procedures to determine the problem with the tractor and then fix [...]

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Zane Trace Sausage Breakfast

Zane Trace FFA holds 37th annual sausage breakfast

In early February, the Zane Trace FFA, along with the Adult Farmers, held their 37th annual sausage breakfast. There was a huge turn out from the community with over 780 individuals attending the breakfast.  Our chapter would like to thank everyone for coming and supporting the breakfast. The donations collected from the breakfast totaled over $3,500.  These [...]

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West Holmes District Speakers

Public speakers represent West Holmes FFA at districts

February 19, 2015, the West Holmes FFA Chapter sent members to the District Speaking contest at Harrison Central. Individually, Marris Hoffee was 5th in Beginning Prepared, Jillian Gurley was 7th in Prepared, and Cade Patterson was 7th in Creed Speaking. In Prepared Speaking, members have to write and present a 6-8 minute speech and answer questions about their [...]

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