High school senior Carson Hill is considering a career in welding, agriculture or auto body.
Stetson Hill is working toward a career in welding.
Davlyn Holloway wants to be a zoologist one day, and raising livestock at home and taking ag classes at Rigby Middle School are helping her to prepare.
Reigning as queen of That Famous Preston Night Rodeo is McKenna Ward, from Burley. Her first attendant is Taylor Hymas, of Ovid, and second attendant is Hadley Seeds from West Point, Utah.
That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Committee is $300,000 closer to their goal to enlarge the capacity of and improve their arena. Local grocery store owner Larry Stokes and his children have pledged $300,000 toward the effort.
Joining Mackay High School’s FFA chapter and taking ag classes has paid unexpected dividends for freshman Kooper Hainline.
Members of the Madison FFA Chapter excelled in two major competitions recently.
Last month from June 6 - 10th Madison FFA members traveled to Moscow Idaho to compete against other FFA chapters in CDE’s (career development events) hosted by the University of Idaho.
A county fair ends in one short week, yet behind-the-scenes local residents have been toiling for a year to organize it.
Traveling the globe to take care of animals is Tristan Rockhill’s goal.
Destiny Grebstad loves animals and believes the emotional support they give is invaluable.
Because Abi Hagman loves animals, she wants to be a veterinarian.
Piper Elkington plans to minor in animal nutrition in college so she can join the family business, Elkington Polled Herefords and South Devon’s, after graduation.
Jade Bondley is applying what she’s learned in zoology, animal science, and nutrition classes at Technical Careers High School, where students are raising and breeding rabbits.
RIGBY — The Rigby Future Farmers of America held its first ever Ag Exploration Day at the Rigby Fair Grounds May 2, where third-graders from each of the elementary schools in the Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 were able to come and learn about agriculture.
REXBURG — New officers for the North Upper Snake River FFA District were selected May 8 during the closing social for the 2018-19 District FFA officer year at Beaver Dick Park in Rexburg, according to a news release.
MERRILL, Ore. — The first-graders in Laci Teaters’ class at Merrill Elementary School had been waiting — 21 days to be exact.
Tayler Ropp is a barrel racer who’s interested in a career as a veterinary technician.
Fremont Market Sale awarded grant
BLACKFOOT (EISF) ― In keeping with its decade-old tradition of supporting outstanding high school seniors, the Eastern Idaho State Fair, in partnership with Butler Amusement Inc., announced six finalists who have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the college of their choice, according to …
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Zoe Scott’s goal is to become a veterinarian.
LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeview may soon see a change in facilities, layout and appearance following completion of a master plan funded, in part, through a recently acquired grant.
SHELLEY — Shelley High School FFA members, ag students, faculty, alumni and community members are making final preparations for the annual plant sale and FFA Alumni Scholarship Auction that will be held Thursday at the school.
SHELLEY — For about 45 years now, Shelley High School ag and FFA students have roped, mugged, vaccinated and branded cattle at the Kelley ranch.
PRESTON — Franklin County residents have filled a variety of Idaho State FFA positions, but Herman Roberts is the first to become president of the state organization.
KUNA — The Boise Valley FFA District held officer candidate sifting March 13 at Kuna High School. Melba had one officer retiring, Secretary Kiera Packer, and one officer candidate.
MONTPELIER — Students, parents, and supporters will be honored for the work in and with the FFA when the Bear Lake High School FFA Awards and Appreciation Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bear Lake Senior Center in Montpelier.
LOGAN, Utah — For most students, the week before spring break is a time when they make final preparations for a week of fun and vacation, but for a group of Green Canyon High School students, it was a time to organize a relief effort to assist the many families in Nebraska affected by the flooding.
Kinley Schleicher has accomplished a lot considering she’s just 16.
Livestock import regs apply to 4-H, FFA
Preston FFA members qualify for state
Next month, 12 months of being Idaho’s state FFA president concludes for Saydee Longhurst of Shelley.
Madalyn Martin is following in her older sister’s footsteps by belonging to FFA and taking ag classes at Shelley High School.
How can astronauts grow nutritious fresh food to eat while orbiting in the International Space Station? Mackay High School sophomore Chase Green suggests a solution.
Kinley Schleicher has accomplished a lot considering she’s just 16.
RIGBY — Rigby FFA students were recognized at the annual Rigby FFA Chapter banquet March 6. Listed below were students recognized and the awards received.
Collin Kelley is treasurer of his FFA chapter treasurer and the experience has taught him leadership skills.
DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on a trade mission Monday to persuade Iowa farmers struggling to survive low commodity prices and tariffs that have hurt sales to stand firm with President Donald Trump and his efforts to negotiate better trade deals.
Preston FFA team qualifies for state
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Even as agriculture has changed over the years, Future Farmers of Alabama says it’s remaining relevant. Students in the program learn leadership and public speaking — skills being lost over time with technology and communicating through texting, officials said at a recent…
Initially Hunter West got involved in FFA as a freshman because his uncle Vince Wray is an FFA adviser and ag teacher at Shelley High School.
4-H Horse project signup is March 31
PRESTON — The Northwest Agricultural Cooperative Council representing local and regional cooperatives in Idaho, Oregon and Washington recently joined forces with the FFA organization to recognize two legislators with the NWACC Friend of the Industry Award. Those recognized were:
4-H market beef weigh-in is Saturday
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Starting Wednesday, Tractor Supply Co. stores across the country began to collect donations to support grants for FFA chapters in their communities.
KUNA — The Kuna Grange hosted the 18th annual FFA Public Speaking Contest on Jan. 22, where students from Kuna, Meridian, Marsing and Columbia High School FFA chapters competed.
From Saturday through Feb. 23, don’t be surprised if you see tomorrow’s farmers, ranchers, veterinarians, ag teachers, biologists, chemists, engineers and entrepreneurs swapping their pick-up trucks and cars for a farm tractor and driving it to school, serving lunch to students and supporter…
Fair leaders are tightening rules for student exhibitors at Treasure Valley county fairs in an effort to relieve crowding.
The motto of the FFA youth organization is: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.
Being president of his FFA chapter has helped Mattson Thompson develop organizational skills he’ll use in the future.
NAMPA — Nampa Chamber of Commerce CEO Mitch Minnette said one of the highlights of the chamber’s annual agriculture forum, slated for Tuesday is when the Idaho governor recognizes an FFA student who won a speech contest based on each year’s theme.
MERRILL, Ore. — Students at Lost River Junior-Senior High School know where their food comes from: They eat beef from their own steers, eggs from their chickens and tomatoes from their greenhouse.
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