‘To Bee or not to Bee’: Walla Walla FFA Students Spur Community Dialogue on Subject of WSU Study

PULLMAN, Wash.—Six Walla Walla High School students have been busily traversing the state this spring, carrying their message to local communities to set the seeds for growth—much like the alkali bees that are the subject of their presentation and a Washington State University study.

WSU Student Headed to Rwanda as FFA Advocate for Sustainable Agriculture

Pullman, Wash. – Washington State University student, Victoria Marsh, has been selected to participate in the National FFA Organization’s global agriculture outreach program, FFA GO: Africa. Marsh and six other college students from across the nation will leave for Rwanda on July 13. There, they will be working with local farmers to fight poverty and […]

WSU to Host 78th State FFA Convention May 14-17

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 2,500 FFA members, teachers and parents from around Washington state are expected to attend the 78th Washington State FFA Convention, Wednesday, May 14, through Saturday, May 17, 2008. The theme for this year’s convention is “Discover Your Drive” and will feature many leadership activities, competitive events, educational workshops and opportunities […]

Livestock Judges and Show Management School June 26-29

PULLMAN, Wash. — The 2008 Pacific Northwest Livestock Judges and Show Management School is scheduled June 26-28 at Washington State University. The school, sponsored by Washington State University, the University of Idaho and Oregon State University, is an excellent learning opportunity for new and experienced judges, show managers, fair superintendents, livestock sale committee volunteers, 4-H […]

WSU to Host 77th State FFA Convention May 10-12

PULLMAN, Wash. — More than 2,500 Future Farmers of America members, teachers and parents from around the state are expected to attend the 77th Washington State FFA Convention, Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12. The theme for this year’s convention is “Branded in Blue.” This year’s keynote speaker is Stuart Joy, past national FFA […]

FFA Elects State Officers

PULLMAN, Wash. — Quincy high school student Brian Faw has been elected president of the Washington FFA for 2000-2001. He is the son of Russ and Cathy Faw. Officers for the coming school year were elected Sunday at the close of a four-day state conference on the Washington State University campus. An estimated 3,000 people […]

WSU Hosts 70th State FFA Convention

PULLMAN, Wash. — Pullman will be awash in a sea of blue jackets with gold lettering as the 70th Washington state FFA Convention draws some 3,000 people to the Washington State University campus Thursday, May 11, through Sunday, May 14. One hundred and fifty high schools will be represented, said Marvin Kleene, WSU on-campus coordinator […]

Northwest Livestock Judging School Scheduled June 15-17

PULLMAN, Wash. — People interested in becoming livestock judges or managing livestock shows are invited to register for the Northwest Livestock Judging and Show Management School, June 15-17 at Washington State University. The school will offer two tracks. A three-day judges track will provide training for individuals who want to learn how to judge meat […]