Tag: FFA


Who’s the rabbit now?

Early this year Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it would be shutting down with the final installment of the “Greatest Show on Earth” this May. This is at least partially a result of one final trick from the wildly popular Barnum & Bailey performing elephants — they disappeared. Tickets sales for [...]

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Ohio FFA

A brief history of National FFA Convention as it moves back to Indy

The National FFA Organization’s 89th annual National Convention & Expo is underway this week from October 19th through the 22nd. This time, it travels back to the familiar home of Indianapolis, Indiana. The return follows a multi-year stretch in which the convention moved back to its former home of Louisville, Kentucky through 2015. Indianapolis will [...]

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Edward Jenkins, left, and Johnathan Miller enjoyed being a part of their FFA Chapter’s participation in Arbor Day activities in Cleveland.

FFA chapter helping to make a greener Cleveland

In the FFA Organization, the emblem for the president is the rising sun. The rising sun, as described in the opening ceremonies, is a token of a new era in agriculture. In Greater Cleveland, urban agriculture and urban FFA programs are the new era in agriculture, according to Jeremy Grove. Grove, the agriscience education instructor [...]

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2016 Student Reporters

Meet the 2016 Ohio FFA Convention Student Reporters

Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal are proud to announce another year of exceptional student reporters to help bring you live coverage of the 88th Ohio FFA State Convention, May 5th and 6th at the Ohio Expo Center. The three new reporters and one returning member will be working alongside our staff and offering a [...]

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FFA chapters receive thousands from Ohio Small Grains Checkoff

Eleven Ohio FFA chapters were chosen to receive a $500 grant to participate in the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program’s (OSGMP) nutritional-awareness campaign, “Food for Thought Challenge.” Introduced at the annual Farm Science Review, Food for Thought is a statewide competition among FFA chapters to increase awareness about the nutritional value of a diet with whole grains, among [...]

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Firelands Chapter members Michael Anadell and Katy Tuggle

Firelands named a national chapter winner

Ohio was well represented today in terms of FFA national chapter awards. The Firelands Chapter was the national winner in the area of Models of Innovation – Community Development. Other finalists representing Ohio for Chapter awards were the Felicity-Franklin and Ridgemont Chapters as finalists in Models of Excellence. The London Chapter was a finalist in [...]

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