HERMISTON — Three teams of Hermiston High School FFA students are leaving next week to compete in the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Wilco established the FFA Forever Program in 2012, and since then has pledged more than $1.5 million in support for the organization. Oregon FFA has 111 local chapters with 11,375 youth member…

Oregon FFA and Les Schwab Tires Centers know the need to help fight hunger is greater than ever. Those affected by food insecurity are in need year-round, especially now as the holidays are fa…

HERMISTON, Ore. — Hundreds of attendees of all ages and from all corners of the Northwest gathered Saturday, Aug. 14, for the final day of the Umatilla County Fair and its annual Youth Livesto…

ENTERPRISE — Bids totaling a record-breaking $360,345 were received at the Wallowa County Fair Fat Stock Sale that closed the nine-day event Saturday, Aug. 14, the culmination of a year’s wort…

The officers were chosen May 15 during the 91st Washington FFA Convention live streamed from Beasley Coliseum at Washington State University in Pullman.

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In addition to the in-person event, the organization will offer a virtual program, including student and teacher workshops, the virtual FFA Blue Room, National Days of Service and the streamin…

The 91st Washington State FFA Convention was held virtually May 13-15. The state officers and award presenters were on stage in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on the campus of Washington…

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State fairs are making a comeback in 2021 across the Pacific Northwest, though they may look a bit different than years past. 

The FFA board decided in October to hold another virtual convention due to the differences in how schools are handling  attendance, with some meeting virtually, some in-person and some a hybrid.

WALLOWA COUNTY— FFA students from all over Oregon participated in the 88th Oregon FFA State Convention, held virtually March 18-21, from Oregon State University in Corvallis. This year’s conve…

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Being the daughter of an advisor and basically growing up in the blue jacket, it is weird to think that it is my senior year and that I will be graduating high school in just…

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The six-member team was installed Thursday during the final session of the 93rd annual state convention, which was held virtually and livestreamed over Facebook.

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Phil Ward, the former director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Water Resources Department, has been named CEO of the Oregon FFA.

WALLOWA COUNTY — FFA students in Wallowa County are celebrating National FFA Week this week by sharing the successes of their chapters and modifying their activities to cope with the COVID-19 …

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If there is anything I look forward to every summer, it would have to be fair. From livestock shows, to concerts and fair food, and carnival rides and games, the fair is the place to be.

The new executive director of the Washington FFA Association is calling on farmers and others in agriculture to help grow the next crop of leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Oregon FFA Foundation has received its largest single donation of $500,000 from Northwest Farm Credit Services to expand agricultural education programs and reach more students statewide.

Not only can visitors “attend” the show from the comfort of their computer, laptop or smart phone, they can do it anytime of the day or night — and it’s free of charge.

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Sutherlin High School FFA students were spread across the hillsides. Working in pairs, they helped volunteers from the Friends of Ford’s Pond plant 200 Oregon white oak seedl…

Wilco, a farmers' cooperative based in Mt. Angel, Ore., has awarded two, $4,000 grants to a pair of Oregon FFA chapters to install new equipment and expand agricultural education programs.

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The Goldendale FFA partnered with the Klickitat PUD and Goldendale, Wash., Chamber of Commerce to hang banners of local businesses around town to encourage community members to shop locally.

IMBLER — Imbler High School’s FFA chapter has a long and decorated history, one dating back at least to the 1930s when Virgil Choate became its first member to receive the FFA’s state farmer degree.

The Meridian Dairy Days have been held every year in Meridian, Idaho, since 1929. The dairy show was held for the first time to celebrate the opening of the Meridian Creamery. This event is he…

From the tragedy has emerged a special sort of person — a Hero. This is a person or organization that went the extra mile to help a neighbor, friend — or total stranger. We want to honor these…

The Goldendale FFA chapter of Goldendale, Wash., has been chosen as a finalist in the quality standard of Chapter Recruitment to compete for a 2020 National Premier Chapter in Strengthening Ag…

In a year defined by disappointments, Terri Siddoway figured the annual youth livestock auction, the culminating event of the Baker County Fair, would continue 2020’s troubling trend.

Every year, Idaho FFA holds the State Leadership Conference (SLC) at the beginning of April at the College of Southern Idaho’s campus in Twin Falls, Idaho. This is a time where our chapter usu…