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Agriculture

Agriculture
  • Home is where our story begins The address 1501 North Sexton Street is home to 97 members and two advisors. Most people outside of the FFA members do not see what goes on at the Ag Building on a daily basis. The students involved with activities at the Ag Building make it what it

    February 14, 2014

  • Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve Being a member of the Rushville FFA Chapter and National FFA Organization has given me limitless opportunities to become a successful individual. Although this organization is agricultural based, it is not just for the farm raised. The National FFA O

    February 14, 2014

  • FFA-rv021414-story 14 pic State qualifying CDE team Being on a state qualifying CDE team is a great achievement. It is not an easy task to be a part of that team either. It takes a lot of time, practice, and dedication from not only your team but you too. You can get to state as an individual, but wit

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  • FFA-rv021414-story 5 pic Mr. Orme: Mentor and friend Mr. Orme grew up in Rushville and assisted on his father's farm. He attended Rushville Consolidated High School and graduated in 1984. He soon decided to attend Purdue University. Mr. Orme graduated from Purdue University in 1988 with an Agriculture

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  • FFA-rv021414-story 2 pic A great move The Rushville FFA Chapter gained a new Ag teacher in the fall of 2013. Miss Quinn Wicker has grown up in Rush County and is the daughter of Michael and Carolyn Wicker. She had an early start in Agriculture because she was raised on a cattle farm loca

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  • FFA-rv021414-story 7 Memories that last a lifetime Every time I come back from an FFA trip I am always asked, "How was the trip?" The answer is always: "Memorable." The trips I go on with my fellow FFA members are always the highlight of that month. I have the most fun with my friends when we go some

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  • FFA-rv021414- story 13 pic The FFA school farm The 20-acre school farm helps the FFA out not only in hands-on experiences, but also with finances. We are lucky enough to get the seed, fertilizer, and chemicals donated by various agriculturalists in the community. That way the FFA Chapter gets to

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  • FFA-rv021414-story 10 pic History of the FFA jacket It is national blue, it fits just right, its warmth envelops you, it represents pride and love for agriculture, and it's the blue corduroy FFA jacket. In 1933, Gus Lintner of Frederick, Ohio created the best known symbol for Agriculture. The FFA jack

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  • FFA-rv021414-story 8 pic Living to serve: FFA community service projects The last line of the FFA motto, "Living to Serve," is taken very seriously at the RCHS Ag Building. We take great pride in giving back to our community. Being in FFA is not just about competing in agricultural related competitions or working on a sup

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  • Supervised agricultural experience At the RCHS vocational building, leaders are not the only thing being made, but entrepreneurs are as well. A part of the National FFA Program is students serving their community and themselves by taking part in agricultural experiences. However, you

    February 14, 2014

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