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
Miami East May members of the month

Miami East May FFA members of the month

By: Danielle Sands The May Miami East FFA members of the month are Victoria Kinney, Kyle Roeth, Kaylee Schaefer, and Rick Thimmes. All are past chapter officers and 2011 graduates of Miami East High School.  Their leadership in the Miami East FFA Chapter will be missed. Victoria Kinney is the daughter of Robert and Lora [...]

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Road to Convention: Stacie Seger

The week of State Convention is finally here! I have been anxiously awaiting State Convention since March 19th when I placed as a top speech finalist in the Senior Prepared speaking contest.  The placings   will be announced on stage with the 1st place winner presenting his or her speech in front of the entire convention. [...]

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Fort Loramie FFA conducts annual award ceremony

On Sunday April 10, the Fort Loramie FFA held their annual awards banquet. Attendees enjoyed a meal before the banquet. With more than 140 people in attendance, awards were given out for the year’s achievements. Numerous FFA members were awarded for participation in Career Development Events. Twenty-seven first year members received their Greenhand FFA Degrees, [...]

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The Road to Convention: Eileen Gress

Out of the 365 days of the year, these are the two that we look forward to the most. State FFA Convention. Each year, there are things there that we look forward to. For me, that would be stealing who-knows-how-many peanuts and oranges from the Florida booth in the Career Show. And the cheese from [...]

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Agricultural Mechanics Skills: Nate Seitz, Devin Collins & John Miller

Amanda-Clearcreek FFA has banner year

By: Emily Cordle The Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter recently had many teams excel in various Career Development Events (CDEs) at the State level. Teams that place in the top 5 in the state earn award banners that are displayed in the school. This year, the chapter has earned more high placing banners than any other year [...]

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Miami Trace FFA annual banquet

On Thursday, April 21st, the Miami Trace FFA held their annual banquet at Miami Trace High School.  The banquet is held every year to recognize members, advisors, parents, and other community members that helped make the last year such a success.  Many members were also recognized for having numerous achievements throughout the year. Seniors Ben [...]

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The Road to Convention: Devon Alexandar

“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” The past three years I have watched FFA members across Ohio come together as a team to serve the Ohio FFA Association as state officers. These individuals do not get glory or recognition because of their prestigious position, but because of the [...]

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Jason Gleich, 17, and Ryan Skinner, 17, both from the Adena Chapter, work together to plant a poplar hybrid at the Crop Production Services facility in Washington Courthouse. Skinner is using the mallet to pound in the dirt around the tree that Gleich is holding.

FFA tree planting with Crop Production Services

By Matt Reese While the professionals at Crop Production Services got to learn more about protecting water quality through the process of the recent pilot project at their Washington Courthouse site, local FFA students had the chance to learn as well. Around 50 students from the Adena and Miami Trace chapters got to learn about [...]

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FFA Nature Center Fire

Helping FFA Camp After Fire Destroys Nature Center

Those interested in helping the Ohio FFA Camp after the recent loss of their Nature Center due to fire can contribute via PayPal at this link. They  are accepting monetary tax deductible donations at this time. You can help by sending a check or cash to camp with Nature Center Fund written in the memo [...]

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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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