Scrapbook Heather Johnson and great horned owl

Lebanon Regional FFA Chapter Member Lives the Wild Life

April 30, 2014
Not many people can say they have held a great horned owl, let alone fed one. Heather Johnson of the Lebanon Regional FFA Chapter in Connecticut did just that during her internship with WildCare, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center. Heather enriched habitats, administered medications and prepared food for loons, red-tailed hawks, northern gannets, peregrine falcons... Read more »... Read more »
Klein FFA member, Katie Zirkle

Klein FFA Member has Bunny Love

April 30, 2014
Katie Zirkle loves animals. She thrives in her animal science classes at Klein High School in Texas, and she raises and shows rabbits. Showing animals hasn’t come easy for Katie, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when she was 7 and struggles with social situations and large crowds. But Katie hasn’t let it stand in... Read more »... Read more »
Cash for Cattle, Lone Tree FFA

Lone Tree FFA Raises Cash for Cattle

April 23, 2014
Members of the Lone Tree FFA chapter in Iowa were deeply worried by the plight of South Dakota ranchers whose cattle populations were ravaged by the Atlas snowstorm in winter 2013. They concocted a plan to sell T-shirts to raise money for farmers affected by the storm. The chapter has sold 700 T-shirts in 13... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces Allison Smith North Clackamas, OR

FFA Faces – Allison Smith

April 23, 2014
Allison is currently her chapter’s vice-president, and in 2013, her steer was named Reserve Grand Champion at the county fair. Allison enjoys shooting archery and went on her first elk hunt this year.... Read more »
FFA Faces Payton Dahmer Nevada, MO

FFA Faces – Payton Dahmer

April 23, 2014
Currently serving as both chapter president and an area FFA officer, Payton is extremely involved in FFA. He shows cattle and also sells to other exhibitors. Payton also raises registered blue-heeler cattle dogs.... Read more »
FFA Faces Shane Mueller Garretson, SD

FFA Faces – Shane Muelle

April 23, 2014
An active FFA member, Shane is serving his second term as chapter president. Shane is dedicated to the community, working in his chapter’s charity garden and helping with the chapter-sponsored fishing derby.... Read more »
FFA Faces Katie Nelson Patrick County, VA

FFA Faces – Katie Nelson

April 23, 2014
Katie serves as president of her FFA chapter. She has been a member of the nursery and landscape CDE team and is an avid horseback rider. Katie aspires to become an equine massage therapist.... Read more »
FFA Faces David Rivera El Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativas de Mayagüez (CROEM), PR

FFA Faces – David Rivera

April 23, 2014
For his supervised agricultural experience program (SAE) in ag communications, David runs his own newspaper and radio show. He also serves as the western region vice president for Puerto Rico FFA.... Read more »
Tuttle FFA Ag for Everyone

Tuttle FFA Provides “Ag for Everyone”

April 23, 2014
In honor of National FFA Week, Tuttle FFA and Tuttle Special Olympics teamed up for an event called Ag for Everyone. Each FFA member taught the basics of caring for and showing pigs to a Tuttle Special Olympian. The Special Olympians then displayed their newly acquired livestock showing skills in the ring using the FFA... Read more »... Read more »
Cheyenne East Frontier FFA member, Mikayla Zimmerman, with her pigs.

Frontier FFA Pig Cam

April 23, 2014
The newest international Web sensation is, in fact, a pig. Her name is Pinky Jane, and 11,000 people in seven different countries logged on to watch her give birth to 13 beautiful piglets. Pinky Jane is Mikayla Zimmerman’s supervised agricultural experience (SAE), and her fellow Frontier FFA members help with her day-to-day care. In February... Read more »... Read more »
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