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Ponderosa FFA Filed in California

After the Fire

In times of crisis, a community must band together to support each other. Ponderosa FFA did just that during the King Fire in El Dorado County, Calif., in September 2014, which burned tens of thousands of acres. The chapter has opened the gates of its school farm to welcome animals displaced by fire evacuations. Many... Read more »... Read more »
Jillian Young Memorial Scholarship hog sale Filed in Missouri

Going Whole Hog

Nathan Stone, an FFA member at Elsberry High School in Missouri, wanted to honor the memory of his friend, Jillian Young, by donating the proceeds of his market hog at the Lincoln County Fair to a memorial scholarship in her honor. In total, 32 buyers contributed $1 per pound each to Stone’s hog, bringing the... Read more »... Read more »
Stanwood High School FFA Country Living Expo Filed in Washington

Country Living

Stanwood High School, in cooperation with the Skagit County Livestock Advisor program (Livestock Masters), hosts the Country Living Expo every year on the last Saturday in January. The event includes 180 to 190 classes on agricultural topics. The students in agricultural mechanics and horticulture programs also teach topics such as arc welding and floral design.... Read more »... Read more »
Annah Dobson, WI Hereford Princess Filed in Wisconsin

Hear, Hear, Hereford Princess

Annah Dobson is no ordinary beauty queen. As a third-year Wisconsin Hereford Princess, her royalty comes not from her ability to smile and wave, but her dedication to promoting the Hereford cattle industry. Annah’s duties as princess include attending various cattle shows, handing out ribbons and trophies, attending livestock sales and banquets, and representing the... Read more »... Read more »
Mitch Malone Filed in Illinois

FFA Featured Face – Mitch Malone

As Illinois Section 23 secretary, Mitch was the first member of his chapter elected to a section officer position. His leadership skills also earned him the honor of being among the top 10 chapter presidents in Illinois.... Read more »
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