Tag: FFA

4-H & FFA Teaming Up for Ag Academy at U of M-Crookston

Crookston, MN — Minnesota 4-H is teaming up with Minnesota FFA to host our first ever Ag Academy: Passion to Career. Three separate day camps will be held on June 22, 23, and 24 at the University of Minnesota – Crookston campus. Youth in grades 5-8 will broaden their awareness of agricultural careers and skills to prepare…
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June 15, 2021 0

Mahnomen FFA Hosting Water Wars

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen FFA is looking to beat the heat this week and attract some new members during a Water Wars activity at the Mahnomen School. The Water Wars will take place on Thursday, June 10th from 6-8pm and is open for FFA members in grades 8-12 as well as students in those…
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June 9, 2021 0

Ada-Borup FFA Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments During Banquet on Wednesday Night

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup FFA Chapter held their 2019-2021 Awards Banquet,Wednesday night recognizing the individual and team accomplishments over the last two years. FFA Advisor and Ag Educator Mrs. Abbie Savage says even though the past year was not ideal for the students they were still able to have meetings, participate in some events,…
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June 3, 2021 0

Fosston School Hires New Ag/CTE Instructor

Fosston, MN — The Fosston High School is looking to reintroduce its FFA program and expand on their technical offerings with the hiring of Myla Lewis as their new CTE/Ag Teacher.  Lewis was hired at the monthly Fosston School Board meeting on April 15th. Fosston High School Principal Dominic Krump says with the addition of…
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May 3, 2021 0

Fertile-Beltrami’s Caidyn Johnson Named FFA Region 1 President

Fertile, MN — Fertile-Beltrami Junior Caidyn Johnson is taking the next step in FFA Leadership. Johnson is currently the Fertile-Beltrami FFA President and a Region 1 Officer, but on Wednesday was selected as the Region 1 President. R & J News spoke with Johnson earlier this week as part of our Virtual State FFA Convention…
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April 23, 2021 0

Daniel Jossund Named MN FFA Star Farmer

Ada, MN — Congratulations is in order for Ada-Borup Senior Daniel Jossund, who was announced as the Minnesota FFA Star Farmer on Thursday morning during the Virtual State FFA Convention. Jossund was the named the Region 1 Star Farmer earlier this year and was one of four finalists for the award. Not only was Daniel…
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April 23, 2021 0

NCE School to Bring Back FFA Program with New Ag Teacher; Outdoor Space Improvements Scheduled for this Summer

Twin Valley, MN — The Norman County East School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, April 19th. At the meeting, the board approved hiring Jordan Newburg as an Ag/Tech Teacher. Newburg brings a background in agriculture and because of that, Norman County East Superintendent Rob Nudell says the district will be able…
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April 20, 2021 0

Ada-Borup Senior to Take Virtual Stage for Potential FFA Star Farmer Award this Thursday

Ada, MN — Ada-Borup Senior Daniel Jossund is one of four finalists across the state of Minnesota selected for the Minnesota FFA STAR Farmer Award, which will be awarded this week during the Minnesota STATE FFA Convention. The Star Farmer Award is one of the highest honors awarded at the State Convention and recognizes students…
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April 20, 2021 0

Aitkin FFA looks forward during National FFA Week

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Friday marked the second to last day for National FFA Week, and normally this would be a busy time for the Aitkin High School FFA Chapter. Usual preparations for a Local, Regional, and State FFA Banquet have adjusted with the world continuing to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic.…
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February 26, 2021 0

Fisher FFA Fruit Fundraiser, Ag Class Gets CNC Equipment

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/4/20) Fisher, MN — The Fisher FFA Program is still holding out hope that there will be some sort of state competition later this year, but in the meantime will continue raising money for their competitions and other needs. Currently they are raising funds through the annual fruit sales. Fisher High…
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November 4, 2020 0