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Ft. Recovery students learn about ag technologies

Lisa Gehret, marketing director of the Kenn Feld Group, recently gave a drone presentation to Fort Recovery FFA sophomore students enrolled in the Ag Leadership course.  Gehret explained how drones are being used in agriculture and how the pictures, videos, and maps the drone creates can benefit farmers.  Students in …

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Urbana FFA thanks Birkhimer for time as student teacher

The Urbana FFA chapter has been honored to have Mr. Nathan Birkhimer, a student at The Ohio State University, join them this year as their student teacher. Birkhimer grew up on a sheep farm in Columbiana, Ohio while attending Southern Local High School. In January he officially started his student …

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Anna FFA members learn about AI, livestock reproduction

Rick Ellerbrock of the Central Ohio Breeding Association (COBA) visited Anna High school recently to share his knowledge of artificial insemination with the Animal Science and Technology class. The Animal Science and Technology class has been learning about livestock reproduction. They have studied the male and female reproductive tracts as …

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Public speaking events see Southeastern FFA members compete

Three Southeastern FFA students recently competed in FFA public speaking competitions this past month in an effort to develop and improve skills in researching, organizing and delivering a speech on an agricultural topic. In extemporaneous speaking, students draw one of more than 75 topics at the competition before using a 30-minute preparation session …

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West Holmes FFA has impressive showing at district evaluations

On February 10th, members of the West Holmes FFA Chapter sent officer books, State and American Degree applications, and proficiency applications to be judged at the district level. Jason Jenkins (Reporter), Elise Neville (Secretary), and Terry Medley (Treasurer) each received a gold rating on their officer books. They will receive …

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Buckeye Central hosts district FFA public speaking contest

On Tuesday, February 24th, Buckeye Central held the District 2 FFA Public Speaking Contest. The Public Speaking Contest is spread into several sections including extemporaneous, beginning prepared, advanced prepared, creed, and advanced creed. In the extemporaneous section, FFA students are asked to give a speech on a topic they had …

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Anna FFA Alumni holds annual breakfast

On February 15th, the Anna FFA Alumni held their annual breakfast at the Anna Elementary. This year’s breakfast was quite successful, serving over 650 meals which included whole hog sausage, eggs, pancakes, yogurt, doughnuts, milk, coffee, and juice. The yogurt that was provided at the breakfast and the mix used …

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