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Being tapped state president a dream come true for Baker City FFA member
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Being tapped state president a dream come true for Baker City FFA member
New officer selection, competitions among many activities for thousands at state convention.

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Legacy award winner to younger farmers: Volunteer your time
Greater Spokane Inc. honored its latest Excellence in Agriculture Award winners during the 2017 Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
Ada County 4-H Club Idaho state champions
The winning senior team will move on to represent Idaho at the National Skill-a-thon Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, this fall.
‘California Agriculture’ T-shirt to raise money for FFA
‘California Agriculture’ T-shirt to raise money for FFA
The T-shirts will be gifted to those who donate $15 or more at the California FFA or CalAgJobs booth at the World Ag Expo.
Chelan, Wash., student places second at rangeland forum
Chelan, Wash., student places second at rangeland forum
Ashley Oswald’s paper was on MOVI, a bacterial pneumonia that is fatal to wild sheep and carried by domestic sheep and goats.
‘Snowpocalypse’ doesn’t stop Meridian FFA members as they participate in winter CDEs
‘Snowpocalypse’ doesn’t stop Meridian FFA members as they participate in winter CDEs
Meridian, Idaho, FFA members do well at recent events despite the heavy snow that has blanketed the area.
Idaho FFA members descend on Capitol for Day on the Hill event
Idaho FFA members descend on Capitol for Day on the Hill event
Hundreds of blue FFA jackets were seen around Idaho’s Capitol Jan. 30 as FFA members from across Idaho met with legislators and ag industry leader during the annual Cenarrusa Day on the Hill event.
Moses Lake High School greenhouse vandalized
Moses Lake High School greenhouse vandalized
Plants raised by Moses Lake, Wash., High School students in partnership with a local seed company were damaged when someone vandalized the high school greenhouse.
Meridian FFA ‘Transforms’ at 2016 National FFA Convention
Meridian FFA ‘Transforms’ at 2016 National FFA Convention
Along with the members of the four qualifying teams, three chapter delegates and two American Degree recipients attended this year’s National Convention.
Perrydale FFA food donations top 260,000 pounds
Perrydale FFA food donations top 260,000 pounds
The program, now in its 19th year, has collected 130 tons of food over the years.
California FFA raises funds for members’ jackets
California FFA raises funds for members’ jackets
The California FFA Foundation is tying a fundraiser for jackets for members to Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29.
Meridian FFA members compete in fall CDEs
Meridian FFA members compete in fall CDEs
Soils Evaluation and Range CDEs are competitions that qualify for state level competitions. The rest of the competitions are for practice and do not inhibit or promise the chance to compete at the state level.
Oregon team places second in Ag Sales at national FFA convention
Oregon team places second in Ag Sales at national FFA convention
The team’s youngest member also took first place overall in the competition.
FFA Western Career Development winners
FFA Western Career Development winners
How Western FFA chapters placed in the national career development event competition.
Exeter FFA receives innovation award
Members of the chapter visited homesin hte community to collect nonperishable food items for a local food bank.
Omak FFA receives innovation award and national convention
The chapter exceeded its goal and membership increased over the previous year by 50 percent.
Yelm FFA named model of excellence winner at national convention
Chapter receives honor for its efforts to promote cancer awareness.
Valley Wide Co-op donates $3,800 to West Side FFA
Valley Wide Co-op donates $3,800 to West Side FFA
The donation will build a greenhouse that will serve as a place students can grow and sell flowers and plant starts, and will be a classroom for two new programs: herbology and soil science.
FFA honors board member for going ‘extra mile’
FFA honors board member for going ‘extra mile’
The National FFA Organization will recognize Elin Miller’s volunteer efforts by presenting her with the VIP Citation at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind.
Kuna FFA auction raises over $45,000
Kuna FFA auction raises over $45,000
Kuna, Idaho's FFA chapter hosted its annual Alumni Scholarship Auction on Sept. 26.
Fair contest keeps youngsters involved in local beef industry
Fair contest keeps youngsters involved in local beef industry
About a dozen youngsters competed in a special class at the Tehama District Fair in Red Bluff, Calif., for calves and steers that were born and bred within the county. Local cattlemen sponsor the project to keep the youth involved in the area's beef...
Chelan FFA Horse Evaluation CDE team state champions
Chelan FFA Horse Evaluation CDE team state champions
The victory marked the fourth time the Chelan FFA has attended the national compeition in horse evaluation in the last 12 years.
Meridian FFA showcases SAEs at Western Idaho Fair
Meridian FFA showcases SAEs at Western Idaho Fair
The Western Idaho Fair is Ada County’s designated FFA fair.
Chelan FFA has a good showing at county fair
Chelan FFA has a good showing at county fair
Chelan members picked up right where they left off in Waterville at the NCW District Fair.
Washington FFA Foundation hires full-time director
Washington FFA Foundation hires full-time director
The Washington FFA Foundation works to provide a solid financial future for the state’s FFA program, says the organization’s new leader.
Five Washington FFA chapters are national award finalists
Several Washington FFA chapters have received national honors
Chelan FFA members have big year at district fair
Chelan FFA members have big year at district fair
Chelan's FFA students enjoy success at the NCW District Fair.
Meridian FFA ‘Learns to Do, Does to Learn and Earns to Live’ at Canyon County Fair
Meridian FFA ‘Learns to Do, Does to Learn and Earns to Live’ at Canyon County Fair
The fair gives Meridian FFA members the chance to show and sell the livestock they’ve been raising.
Six Meridian FFA members ‘scramble’ to win $1,000 at Snake River Stampede
Six Meridian FFA members ‘scramble’ to win $1,000 at Snake River Stampede
Meridian, Idaho, FFA members scramble to put a halter on calves and receive money to purchase one.
14 Meridian FFA members attend Washington Leadership Conference
14 Meridian FFA members attend Washington Leadership Conference
Members of the Meridian, Idaho, FFA attended the Washington Leadership Conference in the nation's capital.
Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
Farm Day introduces Pendleton eighth-graders to FFA
The Pendleton FFA Chapter hosted Farm Day on Friday for incoming eighth-graders from Sundridge Middle School.
Meridian FFA holds 76th annual banquet
Meridian FFA holds 76th annual banquet

The Meridian, Idaho, FFA chapter banquet is held every spring to award our members for all the hard work they did in the past year.

All members and family are invited to join us for a night of food, installing new officers and giving awards and...

Cascade FFA receives Farm Credit grant to improve greenhouse
Cascade FFA receives Farm Credit grant to improve greenhouse

TURNER, Ore. — Cascade High School’s Agriculture Department moved into the final stage of their greenhouse restoration project recently, thanks to a $2,000 Northwest Farm Credit Services Rural Community Grant.

The money will be...

New Washington FFA officers represent all parts of state
New Washington FFA officers represent all parts of state

PULLMAN, Wash. — The new Washington FFA state officers represent all parts of the state, organization leaders say.

The new officers are president Alyssa McGee of Sumner, vice president Tye Taylor of Prosser, secretary Corrina Davis of...

Chelan FFA team does well at state livestock CDE
Chelan FFA team does well at state livestock CDE

The Chelan, Wash., FFA Livestock Career Development Event team did something that a team from Chelan hasn’t done since 1983 and that’s bring a piece of hardware back from the State FFA Livestock CDE.

The Washington State Livestock...

Kuna FFA helps thousands of children learn about farming
Kuna FFA helps thousands of children learn about farming

KUNA, Idaho — About 4,000 first and second graders from throughout the Treasure Valley received a hands-on farming experience May 2-5 during Kuna High School’s annual agricultural expo.

The school’s FFA students organize the...

Washington FFA members gear up for annual convention
Washington FFA members gear up for annual convention

ROSALIA, Wash. — Rosalia High School sophomore Collin Pittmann’s hard work all comes down to this.

Pittmann will compete against other students from across the state in the prepared public speaking career development event at the...

New state officers bring humor, passion to California FFA
New state officers bring humor, passion to California FFA

FRESNO, Calif. — California FFA’s newly elected state officer team promised the more than 5,000 students attending the organization’s state convention that they’ll put plenty of passion and energy into the coming...

CDFA’s Ross urges FFA members to think of the future
CDFA’s Ross urges FFA members to think of the future

FRESNO, Calif. — State Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told 5,000 FFA members here that California’s agriculture-related industries will need their energy and innovations in the challenging years to come.

Ross cited water...

Meridian FFA Attends 85th State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls
Meridian FFA Attends 85th State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls

The 85th Idaho FFA State Leadership Conference (SLC) was held on April 6-9 at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho.

At this conference, FFA members from across the state are invited to compete in different Career Development Events...

Idaho FFA brings ag to youngsters
Idaho FFA brings ag to youngsters
FFA members work to set children on the right track in understanding agriculture and advocating for its sustainability.
New Idaho FFA officers: Go after your dream
New Idaho FFA officers: Go after your dream
Encouraging FFA members to believe in themselves and follow their dreams is at the top of the list for Idaho's new state FFA officers confirmed on April 9 at the close of the 85th annual Leadership Conference.
Agricultural educators embrace future teachers
Agricultural educators embrace future teachers
Agricultural teachers shared their experiences with potential newcomers to the profession during a workshop at the Idaho State FFA Leadership Conference on Thursday.
Ag Fest petting zoo expands to fill livestock pavilion
Ag Fest petting zoo expands to fill livestock pavilion
The petting zoo, popular with children and adults alike, has expanded this year thanks to Cascade High School FFA seniors Austin and Collin Brill, Cascade FFA adviser Becky Bates and Ag Fest board member and petting zoo chairman Craig Anderson.
Finding purpose begins with two questions
Finding purpose begins with two questions
Steven Brockshus, a former National FFA officer and an Iowa State University junior studying ag education and entrepreneurial studies, challenges blue jackets to ask themselves who they are and why they're here.
Idaho FFA officers retire with gusto
Idaho FFA officers retire with gusto
Retiring Idaho state FFA officers saw membership grow to more than 90 chapters this last year, with two start-ups coming on board and three more in the works with the help of the state's Ag Education Initiative signed into law in 2014.

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