DAYTON FFA, TX Sugar Shaker 5K

Sugar Shaker 5K

July 21, 2015
To raise awareness and money for adult diabetes, members of the Dayton FFA participated in the Sugar Shaker 5K Run. The chapter members helped with setting up, registration and manning the water stations along the running route. The fight to beat diabetes is particularly close to their hearts because one of their FFA members is... Read more »... Read more »
Cherryvale FFA salvation army angel tree

Salvation Army Angel Tree

July 21, 2015
The Cherryvale FFA Chapter truly lived to serve during the holiday season by sponsoring children from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The chapter raffled off a handmade FFA T-shirt quilt donated by Leona “Grandma” Smedly to raise money for the cause. Proceeds from the raffle were used to buy Christmas gifts for eight different children... Read more »... Read more »
Amanda-Clearcreek FFA, Ohio

Pelotonia Bike Tour

July 21, 2015
Members of the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Chapter are biking to beat breast cancer by volunteering for the Pelotonia Bike Tour, which attracts more than 6,000 riders each year. Over the years, chapter members have helped with setup, cleanup, greeting riders, picking up trash, unloading supplies and more. In 2014, more than 30 FFA members volunteered to... Read more »... Read more »
importance of ag expo

Importance of Ag Expo

July 21, 2015
The South Tama County FFA Chapter hosted an Importance of Ag Expo during National FFA Week. The expo featured 23 exhibitions, three guest speakers and several workshops throughout the day. Guest speaker Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds spoke about agriculture’s $72 billion impact on Iowa’s economy and the one in six Iowa jobs it provides. Expo... Read more »... Read more »
Cape May Tech FFA Operation Osprey

Operation Osprey

May 18, 2015
Following in her father’s footsteps, Hanna Toft, second-generation Cape May Tech natural sciences teacher and FFA advisor, rallied her FFA members to protect a local treasure – the osprey. This majestic creature is an iconic fixture over New Jersey skies and a main attraction for the $522 million ecotourism industry in Cape May County. The... Read more »... Read more »
animal instinct

Animal Instinct

May 15, 2015
Personal Growth Five lessons we can learn from the animal kingdom Many of you have probably spent the last several months working very hard and diligently with your county fair animals to get them to obey commands and walk when you tug – basically being the teacher, not the student. Most of us have had... Read more »... Read more »
Ponderosa FFA

After the Fire

May 15, 2015
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

Going Whole Hog

May 15, 2015
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

Country Living

May 15, 2015
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 »
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