The most helpful way to give back to the organization is being there when needed, whether that be setting up the room for an upcoming banquet or helping to chaperone an event, having helping hands ready to help when needed is one of the most valuable assets to FFA and 4-H organizations.Read More
It was March 21st, 2014 when mine and my family’s life was turned upside down, with mine almost taken. We were raising baby chicks at our house for me to show in 4-H. In late March, we decided that it was warm enough for the chicks to live outside in their little tub, however, we kept a heating lamp on them because Indiana weather is so unpredictable. The lamp was heated by an extension cord that ran from outside on our front porch, under our front door and into our house. In the middle of the night on the 21st, around 3:30 A.M., the extension cord experienced a malfunction that caused the cord to burst in a flame.Read More
When someone hangs the corduroy jacket up, someone else is going to have to step up and keep the tradition alive someone is going to have to step up and keep the tradition alive. Recruitment is a wonderful way to increase membership.
Once they become members of your chapter/club, many face another challenge. Involvement.
Below are 50 ways to recruit new members and get more involvement from current members.Read More
The fairgrounds also serves as the magical place where left behind combs and buckets end up. It’s also where memories and friendships are made.Read More
The jacket might not be magical, but it does teach you how to be magical.Read More
But, there is still a part of the farm family that hasn’t gotten the credit they deserve. A farmer’s kids. These youth are a rarity in today’s world. In my opinion, one of earth’s true hidden gems.Read More
- For the friendships made.
- The time spent with your team, family, and friends.
- The time spent laughing, and crying as a team.
- The inspirational and motivational talks from your advisor.
- The long road trips.
I grew up showing livestock. From the age 8 to 18, you could find me working late nights and early mornings in the barn, and on the road on weekends traveling to various livestock shows. My community watched me grow up showing livestock. "I remember when you were 8 years old, I watched you show pigs at the Delaware County Fairgrounds."Read More
On July 15th 2016 a very influential passed away. Mr. Bryan Lusk from the Sugar- Salem FFA chapter in Sugar City Idaho taught Agriculture education for many years. As I started to prepare and think of things I should do for Teach AG day I started to think about Mr. Lusk who inspired me to be the AGvocate I am todayRead More
These kids are well-rounded. Many of the members are in multiple clubs and organizations. I have seen kids go straight from a basketball game to a livestock show.Read More
You will see heartbreaking stories, but you will see communities pulling together during those hard times.Read More
Stock shows are never won in the arena, they are won the months before the show preparingRead More