Tag: FFA

NCE FFA Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods

Twin Valley, MN — It’s a busy time for the Norman County East FFA group, who returned this weekend from a four-day trip to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. This week they’ll be continuing with their Fruit Sales, which should be delivered in time for the Holidays, and tonight they are back at it…
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October 31, 2022 0

Students Heading to the National FFA Convention this Week

Twin Valley, MN — Thousands of students from across the USA will convene on Indianapolis this week as the 95th annual National FFA Convention gets underway this Wednesday. Students and Advisors from Region 1 will take off tonight via charter buses and will have a jam packed itinerary full of tours, workshops, speakers, and travel,…
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October 25, 2022 0

Fertile-Beltrami Keeps FFA Tradition Alive Despite Being Unable to Hire Ag Instructor

Fertile, MN — For years, the Fertile-Beltrami FFA Program has been well respected, sending numerous kids to National Competitions and being well represented in the district and state boards. However, the program found itself in a unique position this year when their advisor role was left unable to be filled. The Fertile-Beltrami School District had…
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October 6, 2022 0

FFA Fall Rally Brings Hundreds of Students to Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada

ADA, MN—The Norman County Fairgrounds was a busy place Wednesday as the Minnesota Region 1 FFA held its annual fall rally in Ada.  Abbie Savage, the Ada-Borup-West FFA coordinator, says the event was for students in grades seven through nine who are interested in joining FFA. Savage tells us what went on at the fall…
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September 28, 2022 0

Norman County East FFA looks back on first year.

6/27/2022 The Norman County East FFA Chapter achieved a milestone as they have officially past the one year mark since re-establishing the FFA Chapter at Norman County East. FFA advisor Jordyn Newberg says the last year has been exciting. Last year as the chapter was just getting started, the members didn’t have time to get…
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June 27, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West FFA Holds 62nd Annual Awards Banquet

The Ada-Borup-West FFA held their 62nd Annual Awards Banquet Sunday evening recognizing the accomplishments of all the student participants in the organization. Ada-Borup-West FFA Chapter Advisors Abbie Savage talks about her excitement for the students and the theme she pushed. Outgoing FFA President and Ada-Borup-West Senior, Ryan Hoven, also talks about the success the Chapter…
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May 16, 2022 0

Hoven Wins State Specialty Crop Proficiency

FFA Chapters from across the state are attending their first in-person state convention in two years in the Twin Cities. Excitement for the Ada-Borup-West FFA as Senior and Chapter President Ryan Hoven won the Specialty Crops Proficiency Award. Hoven talks about the hard work he put in to earn the degree. Ryan explains his specialty…
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April 25, 2022 0

First State Convention for New FFA Chapter

FFA students across the state are getting ready to take on the Twin Cities for the Minnesota State FFA Convention. Jordyn Newberg is the Ag Teacher and FFA advisor at Norman County East and she says students are excited for the event. The Norman County East FFA Chapter has been quite successful in their first…
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April 22, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West FFA Excited for State Convention

The Minnesota State FFA Convention is happening Sunday through Tuesday in the Twin Cities on the campus of University of Minnesota, the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, and the St. Paul Pipefitters Training and Certification center. Abbie Savage is the advisor for the Ada-Borup-West FFA Chapter and says the kids are excited to take in the convention,…
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April 22, 2022 0

Norman County East Seeing Success in Revival of FFA & Ag Program

Twin Valley, MN — It’s been around a decade since the Norman County East School has had their own FFA program and Ag offerings for students, but it’s back in full force this year and already thriving thanks in part to their ambitious new Ag Instructor Jordyn Newburg. Newburg says it’s been quite the undertaking…
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February 23, 2022 0