Conococheague FFA
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  Welcome to Conococheague FFA website. We are an agricultural science program located in Mercersburg, PA. Our chapter has 252 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 Conococheague FFA.

2013 Banquet
Wood cutting for the community
State winning grassland evaluation team
state winning ag sales team
State Winning Farm Business Management team
May Blood Drive
Conococheague FFA 2014 Keystone Degree Recipients
2012 Chapter Banquet
Red Cross Blood Drive
Citrus Sale 2013
Tractor Dancing
2014 Farm Safety Quiz Bowl
Members competing in county public speaking
2013 Banquet
Relay For Life
  Upcoming Events:  
January 9
    PA Farm Show Opens
January 11
    Mid-Winter FFA Convention
January 16
    PA Farm Show Closes

  Top News:  
At the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, from October 30th-November 2nd Conococheague FFA members from James Buchanan High School Excelled in four different competitions. Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management is one of 25 national CDEs, covering job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Members put the skills learned in their high school agricultural education classes to use in a practical manner. Participants evaluate multiple classes of dairy cattle and present oral reasons for their selections. Teams work together to develop a comprehesive management plan for a farm described in a given scenario. The team of Grant Heckman, Nathan Heckman, Hannah Horst, and Stuart Ocker received a silver medal. Individually, Hannah received a gold medal, while Stuart received a silver medal. Matthew Brake, Sarah Gress, Candice Plessinger, and Kolbey Stewart collaborated as a team to develop a pre-call plan for a variety of different customer types. Individual team members then utilize their skills in information gathering to sell a pre-selected product to one of the customer types. They also had their knowledge of sales principles tested in the written exam. As a team they received a silver medal. Individually, Sarah received a gold medal, while Matthew, Candice, and Kolbey received silver medals. Mikayla Barnhart, Michaela Suder, and Austin Wingert were challenged in all areas of the agricultural communications field. They attended a press conference, utilized information gathered in a team activity and completed individual practicums in design, electronic media and writing. They were also tested on editing and other communications skills. All three team members received silver medals as individuals and the team received a bronze medal. Finally, in the Agriscience fair competition, Paige Plessinger received a silver medal for her project exploring the effectiveness of generating methane from manure.
Date Posted: 11/11/2013

HyperLink Conococheague FFA wins state grassland evaluation contest
Date Posted: 5/17/2013

  Chapter Information:  
For information about Conococheague FFA , please contact:
Conococheague FFA
4773 Fort Loudon Rd
Mercersburg, PA 17236

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