Future Farmers of America

With the nice weather and spring coming up soon, FFA members are itching to compete in Career and Leadership Development events along with celebrating National FFA Week.  This year, FFA Week will run Feb. 20 through Feb. 26. Each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. It...

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Above, Hailey Wehri with her champion shorthorn heifer at the Wyoming State Fair.

Rachel Sweet FFA Reporter   As the summer comes to an end, many Saddle and Sirloin FFA members said goodbye to their livestock projects. The FFA Chapter had a very successful County and State Fair, and six members went on to compete in Douglas at the Wyoming State Fair.  The Weston County Fair took...
Tell Tavegie Chapter Reporter   Spring has sprung and that means the FFA is out in full force. The Saddle and Sirloin started the season off by participating in National FFA Week during the last week of February. The chapter hosted a week-long competition on their Facebook page where members of the...
Tell Tavegie Saddle and Sirloin FFA Reporter    The Saddle and Sirloin Newcastle FFA will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, 2021. This National FFA Week celebrates more than 93 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.  National FFA Week is designated the...

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J.J. Lipp, freshman at Newcastle High School and member of Newcastle’s FFA chapter, was one of 200 to receive a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) grant, chosen out of over 5,000 applicants nationally. This grant will aid him with his SAE project.

KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   J.J. Lipp, freshman at Newcastle High School, was one of 200 FFA members nationally to receive a Supervised Agricultural Experience grant. Lipp, a member of the Saddle & Sirloin Newcastle FFA Chapter, was one of two in Wyoming to receive a grant, and the...

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Residents of Mondell Heights Retirement Community show the wreaths given to them by members of the Newcastle FFA.

Tell Tavegie Saddle & Sirloin Newcastle FFA Reporter   This holiday season, Newcastle FFA members are spreading Christmas spirit!  With the change to the Festival of Trees, FFA members were looking for another way to take part in the season’s festivities and they replaced it by making western...

Pictured from left to right: back row, Shelby Stith, Dylon Tidyman, Davin Tysdal, Hailey Wehri, Rachel Sweet, Callie Hiser, Quartney Bickford, Josiah Stroh, and Leo Orban; front row, Peyton Crinklaw, Asia Graham, Sara Sweet, Sierra Checketts, Aidan Chick, Allie Auch, Kylie Auch, Bailey Benshoof, LaKacee Lipp, Kacy Jones, and Jonathan Carlson. (Submitted photo)

Peyton Crinklaw FFA Historian   On Feb. 12, the Saddle and Sirloin FFA Chapter hosted their local speech contest. The new members of the FFA chapter recited the FFA Creed. The FFA Creed is a set of beliefs outlined in five paragraphs written by E.M. Tiffany in 1928. The competitors included Aidan...

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