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Plants grow in a greenhouse in preparation for the annual FFA floral sale

FFA prepare for State, annual floral sale

Jasmine Z. Allison, Social Media and Podcast Editor April 24, 2022

FFA has been busy in the past couple of months. Members have been busy competing in state-qualifying competitions and preparing for the 2022 Minnesota State Convention. While preparing for state, members...

FFA members travel to Indianapolis to the National Convention Center. The FFA team qualified for state.

FFA livestock team qualifies for state

Riley Carlson, Photography Editor and Online Editor November 18, 2021

The Stillwater FFA team qualified for State on Oct. 13 in the Livestock barn at the University of Minnesota campus in St. Paul. They were asked to rank the livestock on muscling and bone structure. Junior,...

FFA helps students dig deep into Agricultural Science

FFA helps students dig deep into Agricultural Science

Lucas Polucha, Video Editor March 3, 2020

Stillwater’s local FFA Chapter recently participated in FFA week, from Feb. 22-29, where the club generated awareness about the opportunities FFA gives to students. The local chapter was also preparing...

FFA members explore the U of M campus after competing in state. Each year the U of M host the Minnesota State FFA Competition.

Stillwater FFA fishes for a victory

Toby Weiss, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2019

For members of the Stillwater FFA club, studying hard is a necessity as the Minnesota State Fish & Wildlife Competition is rapidly approaching on April 29, at the University of Minnesota. The FFA...

Photo by Rachel LemireSenior Raelynn Heinitz, was recently made the new leader of FFA, the Future Farmers of America club. I was voted president at the end of last year, Heinitz said.

Raelynn Heintz leads the way for FFA

Oliver Parker, Online Editor April 9, 2015

FFA is lead by senior Raelynn Heintz who has been a member of the group for three years. The FFA team is one of the best in the state at what it does given its ample amount of members compared to rural...

Photo courtesy Megan Schultz 
“Schultz was one of my many bright and amazing students and I am proud to have taught her,” said Glenn Boettcher, science teacher at SAHS, is also a FFA member and he was very excited that she made it big and that she has a bright future ahead of her.

Schultz wins top award from FFA

Kaitlyn Doyle, Photographer November 17, 2014

Megan Schultz, a 2014 graduate was named one of the four national finalist for the Veterinary Science Proficiency Award by National Future Farmers of America Organization. The Veterinary Science Proficiency...

The Erf family works together to maintain their farm.

Erf family raises award winning dairy cattle

Kelly Roehrig January 10, 2014

In the middle of Oakdale, amongst hundreds of houses, sits the Erf family farm. On the farm, there is a sizable barn filled with award-winning dairy cattle and a humble home where senior Kristin Erf, her...

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