Ohio FFA News

  • 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.
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  • Miami Trace FFA at Camp
  • Arlington FFA Farm Day
Every year, the Versailles FFA Farm Day committee sets up a day to have Farm Day, which is held at one of the member’s farms. This past year, Farm Day consisted of 13 stations that taught more than 800 elementary students and parents the food and fiber systems and the importance of agriculture. In this picture, a member is helping a student make a bird feeder at the Birds in Nature Station.

Chapter Spotlight: Versailles FFA

“Strive to be successful all the time!” is the mantra the Versailles FFA Chapter truly believes in. This outstanding chapter continues to raise the bar higher each year with its many events that benefit their members, school and community. Twice named the No. 1 chapter in Ohio, the Versailles FFA Chapter divides its 100 members [...]

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Syngenta Heartland Laser Tour benefits FFA chapters

Syngenta Crop Protection announced a donation of $10,000 to members of the National FFA Organization, signifying the completion of the 2011 Heartland Laser Tour. Ten local FFA chapters assisted Syngenta at laser light show events held March 3 through March 27 that featured the science behind Plant Performance. Each chapter is receiving a donation of [...]

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ME Elementary goes WILD

Students from the Miami East FFA Chapter had the tables turned for a day when they became teachers at Miami East Elementary School on Friday, April 15. Seven sophomore students enrolled in Agriscience 2 were trained in Project WILD earlier in April and then prepared half hour lessons to educate first graders about wildlife. The [...]

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Miami Trace FFA members give parents a day out

By: Emily Ratliff On Saturday April 9, members of the Miami Trace FFA chapter volunteered at the Fayette County Head Start by babysitting children so that their parents could have a few hours to get things done by themselves. The Parents’ Day Out was held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FFA members played games, [...]

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Amanda-Clearcreek FFA to be eliminated if levy fails

By: Emily Cordle The Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter will be completely eliminated if the A-C school income tax levy fails in the spring. The FFA chapter has been a part of the Amanda, and the Amanda-Clearcreek, school system since 1937. The A-C FFA chapter is one of the strongest programs for students at the high school [...]

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Fire Destroys Nature Center at FFA Camp

On April 11th around 10pm it was reported that the Nature Center on the ground of FFA Camp was engulfed in flames. The Nature Center and all the animals inside, except for a red tailed hawk and two owls, were a total loss. The fire marshal’s ruling was that the fire was undetermined. No campers [...]

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Miami Trace general livestock team wins state contest

On Saturday, April 2, members of the Miami Trace FFA chapter competed in the State Career Development Event (CDE) judging contest. Chapters from all across the state of Ohio came to participate in this very competitive contest. All of the teams that placed in the top 10 will get to go on and give oral [...]

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State Dairy Cattle Judging Results

2011 State Dairy Cattle Rank Team/Student Name Score 1 Western Brown High School 1607 3 Staples Lara 543 5 Hopkins Taylor 536 11 Spitznagel Blake 528 51 Lamb Benjamin 478 57 Ellis David 473 80 Damon Alisha 458 103 Huiet Amber 443 135 Gibson Sydney 429 146 Yockey Anna 422 238 Hopkins Mariah 324 Subtotal: [...]

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State Equine Judging Results

2011 STATE EQUINE TEAMS Rank Team/Student Name Team/Student Name Geld. Mares Hunt U. S. Hay Q 1 Q 2 Exam ID Score 1 Marysville High School 1141 3 Mikayla Mosey 50 50 47 40 30 20 84 82 403 18 Gabrielle Medley 50 47 40 50 30 10 76 72 375 39 Elizabeth Hayes 47 [...]

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