Our FFA has received a $2,000 Working Here Fund grant to grow and expand a garden within its greenhouse in order to provide locally-grown food for the local food pantry and the school lunch program.The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund. The grant funds will be used for […]
This is the third year FFA members have purchased gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse. Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, […]
This competition is one of historic importance. In the past farmers would move through their field at a rate of about an acre a day harvesting their corn by hand. A team of horses would follow them through collecting the corn in a wagon. Soon a competition began to see who could harvest more. This […]
The FFA Tractor Driving Contest has been a lasting tradition at IMS for over twenty years. Students from all different backgrounds of agriculture have been encouraged to test their skills in backing, troubleshooting, and overall tractor driving. This year, there will be a new division for any male or female alumni who wants to relive […]
In a continuing effort of the FFA to raise awareness for raised bed gardening, four FFA members gave a demonstration at the Iowa State Fair on Tuesday. Timothy Bender, Jenna Boller, Michael Hershberger, and Michael Martens talked with many people at the fair who showed interest in their project.