June 4 2019
School’s out, and summer is finally here! Summertime memories are some of my favorite. As a youth, I had the opportunity to travel the United States every summer
March 4 2019
The mantra of “Pay it Forward” has been around since 1916 but gained popularity when a movie with that title was produced in 2008
Oct. 29 2018
National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Career Development Event Winners (2001 to 2018)
Oct. 29 2018
The National Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Contest Career Development Event (CDE) took place last week in Indianapolis, Ind., during the National FFA Convention
Oct. 22 2018
As an industry we are always looking for more ways to excite and entice the next generation to be involved in the dairy industry. 4-H and FFA programs are a base of education and exposure. The next step...
May 11 2018
Volunteering at a judging contest that I participated in during high school has been a rewarding experience
Oct. 27 2017
With a healthy 74-point margin of victory, Spencer County FFA chapter took home the top prize at the 2017 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind
Oct. 6 2017
The FFA Dairy Judging Contest drew the largest field of participants of all judging events at World Dairy Expo
Sept. 20 2017
Four classes and a set of questions make up the Central National FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest that takes place during World Dairy Expo each year. Around 400 students compete.Early on the Tuesday m
Oct. 24 2016
With a healthy margin of victory, four members of the Spencer County FFA chapter took home the top prize at the 2016 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. For this national FFA contest
Oct. 5 2016
Over 380 FFA members participated in the FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held at World Dairy Expo on Tuesday morning. The contest was organized by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville
May 6 2016
Each year new knowledge and skills were gained. So, how do teams that win, well . . . win? I asked one of those teams, "Why did you win?"
Feb. 26 2016
National organization continues to develop skills of young people. National FFA Week concludes tomorrow. This weeklong celebration of FFA happens every February, and in honor of the occasion, I recently...
Nov. 10 2015
National-winning FFA Dairy Judging Coach talks about preparing a non-traditional dairy judging team. "This was an extremely hard-working bunch of kids," commented coach Bland Baird. His dairy judging program...
Nov. 3 2015
Three years running and six wins in 11 years. Coach Baird, Tanner Goodlett, Marissa Allen, Jacob Whitely and Ryan Linton Winning the 2015 National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Career Development...
Feb. 25 2015
Week-long celebration promotes national ag program. We are in the heart of national FFA week, which started on Saturday, February 21 and concludes on February 28. The week is celebrated each year over...
Nov. 3 2014
Spencer County FFA wins 5th National FFA Dairy Judging title in 10 years. When you say you've won the National FFA Dairy Judging Contest, you have done more than just judged cows. The two-day contest encompasses...
Oct. 2 2014
Westby FFA wins Central National FFA Dairy Judging Contest. FFA members swarmed the World Dairy Expo grounds on Tuesday, September 30. Many were competing in judging contests, while others were enjoying...
Feb. 19 2014
While dairy cows aren't always an option, dairy steers can be just as valuable as a 4-H project. Every 4-H member has a unique story. Whether they've consistently bred show ring champions or have overcome...
Oct. 30 2013
Over 55,000 are expected to converge on Louisville, Ky., this weekend. The National FFA Convention and Expo is a highlight for many FFA members. With nearly 580,000 FFA members in every state, along with...