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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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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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FFA Nature Fire

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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