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Edwards County High School

Edwards County FFA Newsletter
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Upcoming Events:
 Oct. 8– Food Science CDE  Oct. 16– Leadership Training School  Oct. 16– Greenhand/ Quiz Bowl  Oct. 21– Ag Sales CDE  Oct. 21– Job Interview CDE  Oct. 25– Autumn “AG”venture

Forestry Team 2nd in Section
Congratulations to the Forestry team for placing 2nd in our section! The team competed September 19 at Sam Dale Lake. Team members include Clifford McKinney, Levi Rogers, Dylan Knight, Kevin Schuh, Dillon Bunnage, and Maverick Troyer. Out of the team Kevin, Clifford, and Dillon placed in the top 10 as well. The forestry CDE requires students to demonstrate their skills in diagnosing forest disorders, managing forests and forest inventory, and applying approved silvicultre practices.

Oct. 29- Nov. 2: National Convention

A big Thank you goes out to all who helped with National Farm Safety Week.

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Greenhand Workshop
The Greenhand workshop was on September 9 in Corbondale. Bobbie Goodwin, Jonathan Kooker, Dalton Hough, Sawyer Messerole, Mary Rickey, Gavin Mason, and Seth McKinzie attended the workshop. For Me?”, and “Leadership Construction”. These There were sessions were to small group seshelp get younger or sions such as: “What Blue Can Do new FFA members For You”, “Working active in FFA throughout the in Diversity”, “Ag year. Industry? A Place

October 3, 2011 On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America's farmers, ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables, we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support. By: Michael McCaul

Team members: Sarah, Britton, Logan, Rees, Maverick, Mary, and Chandler.

Horse Judging CDE
Sarah Carter, Britton Feldman, Rees Shelby, Logan Balding, and Chandler Moore recently competed at Section Horse Judging CDE on September 19. The team placed 6th in the Section. In the CDE, students evaluate and rank horses based on breed charactersitcs, conformation, and performance. As a team, they solve problems related to equine selection, management, nutrition, and production.

Edwards County FFA Newsletter

Meet The Officers!

Age: 18 Grade: Senior Activities/Hobbies: FFA, softball, mowing, hanging out with friends and family FFA Memory: State Convention 2013 FFA Activities: Popcorn, Ag Sales, Scrapbook, and Recruitment SAE Project: The Navigator Quote: It’s always about wanting to one-up myself from the day before. There’s never an absolute 100% perfect performance, but going out and striving for that perfect performance is what keeps me going. --Cat Osterman, pitcher, Team

Secretary Ragan Bailey

Edwards County FFA