Tag Archives: Agriculture

Humboldt Threshing Show Scholarship

The Humboldt “Old Fashion Threshing Show” will be awarding two $1000 scholarships to West Central FFA members who have volunteered their time at the show for two or more years.  One scholarship will go to a boy and one to … Continue reading

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Members Compete at Flandreau CDEs

Sixty plus members of the West Central FFA Chapter traveled to Flandreau to take part in their first preliminary CDE (Career Development Event) of the year.  Competitions ranged from Floriculture to Livestock judging and Milk and Quality Foods to Agronomy. … Continue reading

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Ag Issues Team Presents to Members of the Legislature

Pictured left to right: Carson Ulrich, Carter Ulrich, Lauryn Riepma, Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch, Rachel Kapperman, Jill Even, McKenzie Henning, and Jake Anderson The West Central FFA Ag Issues Team recently traveled to Pierre where they delivered their Ag … Continue reading

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Video Views Needed

One of our videos made it into the finals for the SD Soybean Contest.  All videos appear to be stuck at 301 views.  This is Youtube’s way of assuring that all views are actual views.  Please watch the video and … Continue reading

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Jackets Awarded to Members

Five members of the West Central FFA Chapter were recently awarded FFA jackets through the South Dakota FFA Foundation and local sponsors.  The blue jacket is celebrating it’s 80th anniversary of representing agricultural leadership and the FFA.  The jacket is … Continue reading

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Top 10 Soybean Videos!

In case you have not heard, we have three videos in the top 10 for the South Dakota Soybean Contest.  We have between now and November 18th at 4:00 p.m. to gather as many views as possible.  The top video … Continue reading

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Members Assist at the Animal Nursery

West Central FFA members recently helped run the FFA Animal Nursery during the South Dakota State Fair.  Members clean pens, feed and water the animals, keep the animal nursery clean and discuss South Dakota and American agriculture with guests at … Continue reading

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CDE Season in Full Swing

WCFFA members are busy preparing for and competing in CDEs (Career Development Events) during the spring months. Career opportunities abound within today’s agriculture industry. CDEs help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly, and perform effectively in a … Continue reading

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Renner Submits Ag Day Essay

Liz Renner recently submitted an essay for the Ag Day Essay Competition.  This year’s theme is “American Agriculture, Your Food. Your Farmer.”  The contest is sponsored by Cennex Harvest States and the Agriculture Council of America. The national written essay … Continue reading

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Members Work Behind the Scenes for Valentine’s Day

Several West Central FFA members were hired on as seasonal help at North American Wholesale Florist in Sioux Falls.  Students worked long hours after school an on the weekends prior to the holiday. Roses are the most popular flower for … Continue reading

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