Ohio FFA News

  • TriValley FFA Banquet 2018
  • ME FFA MOTM April Tyler Laycox
  • Members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA General Livestock Team were (L to R) Adam Bensman, Kylie Blair, Jarrett Winner, Paige Pence, and Lauren Wright
FFA members recentnly attend a State FFA Leadership Night where they discussed their personal passion. Members (L to R) Erin Baker, Jimmy Sutherly, and Coleman Demmitt create a timeline of their passion project.

Miami East FFA hosts state leadership night

The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter recently hosted a State Leadership Night for its FFA members with the theme of “Passion.” Several members from Miami East-MVCTC FFA attended the activities. State FFA Officers coordinated the workshop. Representing the Ohio FFA Association were Carley Coppler, State Vice President at Large from Carey FFA, and Kolesen McCoy, State [...]

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The Anthony Wayne FFA officer team competed in the District 1 FFA Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event

Anthony Wayne FFA officers compete in Parli Pro

Six members of the Anthony Wayne FFA officer team competed in the District 1 Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event at Four County Career Center in early December. For the competition, students took a 40 question written test over different aspects of parliamentary procedure. Then members correctly demonstrated parliamentary procedure in front of three judges. [...]

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Genoa FFA notes Parliamentary Procedure team

The Genoa FFA had a novice parli pro team and an advanced parli pro team that they sent to the sub-district contest. Both teams qualified to move on to a district. The advanced parli pro team did not compete in the District competition. That team consisted of Kaleb Kuhlman as chairperson, Jordan Iffland as secretary, [...]

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American Star in Agriscience  – Chrysta Beck, Pettisville

Ohio FFA members excel at National Convention

The 90th National FFA Convention and Expo took place October 25-28 in Indianapolis, Ind. Ohio FFA was well represented with multiple Career Development Event (CDE) teams, Proficiency Award finalists and 397 American Degree Recipients. The final days of convention brought much anticipation as the winners were announced for CDE’s, Proficiency Areas and the Agriscience Fair. [...]

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FFA traffic jams worth stopping for

I recently found myself inescapably trapped in a traffic jam in Indianapolis. It wasn’t cars and trucks, but a sea of blue jackets that prevented me from moving. I was in a hurry to meet with some folks for an interview and was being temporarily delayed without any hope of moving. The reason: the National [...]

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Agricultural Communications – Kolt Buchenroth, Kenton-OHP

Ohio’s National Proficiency Winners

Listen to the winners reflect on being named top in the nation. Adam Blumenschein Kolt Buchenroth Sierra Drewes Collin Dunaway Nole Gerfen Aaron Hendrich Ann Shelby

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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.

A conversation with Ohio FFA State Officers at 2017 National Convention

Matt Reese and Joel Penhorwood borrowed several Ohio FFA State Officers from their busy time at the 2017 National FFA Convention. The team has been staying hard at work with delegate sessions, meeting officers from other states, and gaining ideas to take back home. Ryan Matthews, Lane Heil, Evan Callicoat, and Milan Pozderac are among [...]

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FFA soil judging winners announced

Student teams from Northmor High School in Morrow County and Gallia Academy High School in Gallia County were first place winners in the 65th annual FFA State Land and Soil Judging Contest held Oct. 14 at the Farm Science Review site in Madison County. The event is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division [...]

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American Star in Agriscience winner – Chrysta Beck, Pettisville

Chrysta Beck of Archbold named 2017 American Star in Agriscience

Since third grade, Chrysta Beck of Archbold has raised broilers and layers to sell meat and egg products to local customers. As she got older and joined FFA, she developed a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) that would look into the health of poultry. But what started as research to assist her with personal production goals [...]

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