Tag: FFA

Fisher Ag Instructor Named MREA Educator of Excellence

Fisher, MN — A special recognition is in order to the Fisher School District’s Ag Instructor, Mrs. Kristen Schwarz! Mrs. Schwarz was recently recognized as a 2021 Minnesota Educator of Excellence by the Minnesota Rural Educators Association, according to Fisher High School Principal Catherine Steinmetz. Mrs. Schwarz is also the Fisher FFA Advisor, and Steinmetz…
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October 15, 2021 0

Mahnomen FFA First Responder Appreciation Feed is Today

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen FFA invite Mahnomen County First Responders and all area community members to their 4th annual First Responder Appreciation Feed today at the Mahnomen Farmer’s Market Shelter on South Main Street. They will be serving at both lunch, from 11-1, and supper, from 5-7pm. The cost is $6, but is free…
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August 17, 2021 0

Mahnomen FFA Hosting 4th Annual First Responder Appreciation Feed

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen FFA program is hosting their 4th annual Mahnomen County First Responder Appreciation Feed this coming Tuesday, August 17th at the Mahnomen Farmers Market South Shelter. Both a lunch and supper will be served. Mahnomen FFA Advisor Jenna Bendickson says all our welcome, but per usual all of the approximately 150…
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August 13, 2021 0

Norman County Fair 4-H, FFA Livestock and Exhibit Showcase Interviews & Photos

Morgan Sip talks about his steer and heifer project (above, laying down) during the Livestock and Exhibit Showcase. Morgan Cole showed Shasta (above) during the horse show and told us what it takes to prepare a horse for the fair. Tucker Christianson tells us about his exhibits that were on display in the 4-H buildling.…
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June 28, 2021 0

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

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

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