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  Welcome to Kenton FFA website. We are an agricultural science program located in Bellefontaine, OH. Our chapter has 117 active AET student accounts and 1 teacher.  

Our students are developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Please take a look around our site to see what's going on at Kenton FFA.

 
 
 
In this picture I am securing my pepper plant in the soil to ensure that it will not come out of the soil.


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When your calves come home, you should sit in the pen with them. This lets them warm up to you. It will make walking them easier.
Once the noodles lay on the table for about 15-20 minutes, we have to cut the noodles into 6-8 squares. Once we have a pile of squares, one person cranks the handle and another puts the squares into the grinder. This is another example of a similar noodle cutter that I bought, since my Amish friends moved away. This example picture is showing the actual cutting of the noodles. This is the size of noodles that I usually make, but I can make them into a thicker size of noodles with the machine.
In this picture I am planting my onion plants and making sure that they are all in the same row. We were able to do two rows of onions in my square foot garden.
Planting the corn seed is another step in farming.  This picture shows me putting corn seed into the planter.  The planter has many different compartments that hold the corn seed while I am planting.  The boxes or compartments hold one rows worth of corn.  The corn comes out of the planter and is perfectly planted in the field with equal distances between the planted seeds.  After I filled the planter with corn seed I took the planter out to the field to be planted.  The type of corn that I planted was Steward seed corn.
Having a clean pen is the key to clean, happy, and healthy animals. I spot clean my calves pen every other day and clean out the entire pen once a week. Having a clean pen helps to ward disease, and happy cows.
In this picture, I am taking out my pepper plant to get it ready to plant in my garden. I am digging the hole for the plant to go in and putting the plant in the hole with the other hand.
Cleaning the pen is important to you and the hogs. You need to
Make sure the pigs can stay healthy and keep their pen clean. Cleaning the pen keeps parasites and diseases away, it keeps the pigs clean to. Cleaning is very important for your hogs. 


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I walk my calf twice a day. This gives him plenty of exercise and helps build his muscle mass. It also helps establish my authority over him. While walking him I can teach him how to stand for show and what I expect him to do during shows.
In this picture I am feeding my cows. Cows need proper nutrition to grow and survive. They start out with a milk replacer which is a powder that you have to stir into water. Next they get calf starter which are pellets. Then they get various textured feeds till they go to the fair.
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Here I am watching the equipment to see if there are any problems that I would have to fix.
Here is where i stack my wood when it is all cut up. It is located under a tree house to keep it dry. If the logs are to big for and ax ill use my chain saw to make the process go faster. The sizes of the wood shown vary because of the different methods of cutting. 

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Putting the gas in the mower is a very simple process but you still have to be very careful not to spill any gasoline,which could create problems. Luckily for me my parents purchases all of the gasoline for me because I mow our yard and enough gasoline to mow other yards is sort of there payment to me.
 
 
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HyperLink Congratulations, Mr. President! Jared McNeely is the first member who's Supervised Agricultural Experience we will showcase on SAE Saturday. Jared bales 27 acres of hay spread among 4 fields throughout the county. He then markets that hay to local buyers. Jared is feeding the world one bale at a time.
Date Posted: 6/12/2016

On October 28th, 2015, seventeen students from the Kenton FFA Chapter left for National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. On the first day students had some free time at the career show and FFA mall where they were able to visit many different college and business booths. They attended the opening session with keynote speaker Dr. Rick Rigsby, where there were over 50,000 FFA members across the nation attending. That night students attended the FFA concert with Jake Owen and Maddie and Tae. On Thursday, members went on a tour at Food Chain, where they learned about how their business is ran, and how aquaponics works. Students spent the whole afternoon at the Expo Center where they attended the Second Convention Session and saw the former National FFA Western Region Vice President give his retiring address, and attended a Hypnotist show as a chapter. That night they attended the Buckeye Bash where they were able to meet many different FFA members across the state of Ohio. On Friday, they spent the whole morning touring the Kentucky Horse Park and learned about and saw many different breeds of horses, and enjoyed the gift shop. In the afternoon they took a tour of Harvest Moon Dairy Farm where they learned about how they milk the cows, what they feed them, and what the normal day of a Dairy farmer is like. That evening they attended the 7th session of Convention with Keynote Speaker Brad Montague, Creator of Kid President. On the final day of Convention, Saturday, they attended the final session of the convention where they watched Kenton FFA Members Brandi Barrett, Morgan Houser, Haley Sherman, and Damion Sheldon get their American FFA Degree, the highest degree the National FFA can award an FFA Member.



Date Posted: 11/30/2015

During the beginning weeks of September, FFA members sold over 1,400 different mums, making over $11,000! Members of the chapter had the option to use two dollars from every mum that they sold toward any FFA activity. The 8th period ag business class sold the most mums and won a pizza party for their efforts. The Kenton-OHP FFA chapter would like to thank every member who participated in the event and every community member that purchased these mums. A special shout out to Lovina's Greenhouse for providing a variety of different colored mums for us to sell.



Date Posted: 11/2/2015

Kenton FFA members that attended the October Meeting that was also the Hardin County Cookout. This is  with neighboring schools from county. State officers, Madison Sheanan, State Vice President At-Large, and Matthew Klopfenstein, State President joined FFA members and engaged members in famous FFA camp activities, creating bonding throughout the county between members. Also, thanks to Althauser Honey Farms, members were able to paint pumpkins of their choice. They delivered them away as gifts to the community's nursing homes.
Date Posted: 11/2/2015

 
     
 
 
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For information about Kenton FFA , please contact:
Kenton- OHP FFA
2280 State Route 540
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

 
 
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