It had been a while since I had presented to or attended a local FFA event, so it was a treat to spend time with young men and women in blue and gold at an Area Leadership Conference last week. Although I was asked to teach these young leaders about ag journalism, I learned a few things from them, as well.
Bishop Hill’s annual 19th century harvest festival, Jordbruksdagarna, will take place Sept. 25-26.
We can no longer deny it: fall is on its way. The humidity is dying down and the nights are getting cooler. We are reaching that point in the tradition between summer and fall where you have to defrost your windshield in the morning, but are in shorts and a tank top by the afternoon.
All the projects have been completed and shared online with AgriNews in the second-annual Celebrating Youth in Agriculture contest. Now, it’s time for you to vote.
How do you measure the value of an interaction? Maybe it’s by how much time you spent with someone, how likely they are to help you in your future or how famous a person is. My travels this summer have made me think differently about this question.
Haven’t had time to submit your photos for the Celebrating Youth in Agriculture contest? Don’t fret. You now have until Sept. 16 to join the celebration.
School is finally back in session and in full swing. FFA is picking back up again, as well. Over the summer we hold an officer retreat to give the officers a chance to bond with one another and to plan out the FFA chapter’s events and activities.
Purdue Extension Women in Agriculture recognized three Indiana agriculture leaders at the Indiana State Fair.
What was the first big gathering you attended this summer? Did it feel the same as events prior to March 2020, or was there something different?
Everyone is trying to soak up the last few weeks we have left of summer. School starts soon for a lot of the local schools and the days are starting to get shorter.