Tractors of various colors and sizes lined up in the parking lot today as FFA members drove (or pedaled) their tractors to school. Tractors arrived early and filled the front row of the parking lot. As tradition continues, during lunch hour the students formed a tractor parade driving through Joetown and around the circle of […]
On Tuesday, the FFA treated area farmers to an appreciation breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage and fruit. This is an annual event to show the agricultural community how important they are to our area and for all the support they provide for our students and school.
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 […]