Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

SPOTLIGHTING STUDENT SUCCESS

Houston Livestock Stock Show & Rodeo:

Judging:

  • Livestock 38th /321teams
  • Kylie White 46th/1011 individuals (Received a Scramble Certificate)
  • Wildlife 15th/44 teams
  • Poultry 21/104 teams
  • Ryan Hill 32/338 individuals
  • Katelyn Clark 42/338 individuals


Calf Scramble Catchers:

  • Mason Deville HLSR
  • Zac Adams HLSR & Rodeo Austin
  • Justin Barlow HLSR


Livestock Judging Team

Currently Ranked 46th in the state standings

2016-2017 Alvin FFA Jr. & Sr. Officer Elections

  • Packets are ready to be picked up
  • Mandatory Student & Parent Meeting April 12th @ 7pm
  • April 18th Officer packets due
  • April 20th Interview and Quiz
  • April 21st Voting at FFA Meeting
  • May 12th installation of new officers

NEW AG SHOW BARN & STALLS

It is time to start thinking about housing for BCFA 2016
  • THE BARN IS ALMOST FULL
  • Contact Mr. Kettler to reserve a pen.
  • All pens for all species are open and I am starting a new list for the up coming year
  • You must reserve a pen, even if you have a pen at the current barn.

BCFA TURKEY ORDER

Cost: $6 per turkey

Order Due Date: Friday April 15th

Order Turn In: Ag Office by 4pm

Pick Up Date; June 16th @ the Fairgrounds

BCFA Animals

Ag Farm Goats:

  • Weaning and Selection in late April
  • Cost is $200
  • Deposits will be taken March 22nd at the Ag Farm @ 7pm


All other animals:

  • Check animal section below for important BCFA dates.
  • Purchasing and cost of other animals will be determined in the near future.
  • Reserve a stall NOW!!

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • March 22nd 7pm BCFA Scramble Meeting at The Farigrouds
  • March 22nd 7pm Ag Farm Goat Deposits taken at the Ag Farm
  • March 24th 7pm Alumni Meeting
  • March 24th Austin Breeding Heifer Move In
  • March 30th SFA Invitational

CDE PRACTICE TIMES

  • Livestock Judging is T at 3:15-5:15
  • Horse Judging is on W 3:15-5:15
  • Vet Med is on M 3:15-5:15
  • Trap Shooting Th 4:00-5:30
  • Poultry T/Th 3:30
  • Entomology M/W 3:30
  • Meats ID T/W 4:30
  • Floriculture M/W 3:30
  • Milk Quality T/Th 4:30
  • Wildlife T/Th 3:30

Major Livestock Show Information

  • Austin March 12-26
  • ALL BREEDING ANIMALS WILL NEED HEALTH PAPERS FOR ALL MAJOR SHOWS THAT ARE NOT OVER 30 DAYS OLD.
  • Bring original registration papers for breeding animals to all shows.

REMIND 101

REMIND 101 SIGN UP


  • Text 81010 to sign up
  • You will need to put in the message which of the groups you want to be in. If you want to be in more than one group you will need to send a separate text for each group.
  • FFA reminders type: @alvinffa
  • Cattle reminders type: @alvincattl
  • Goat/Lamb reminders type: @alvinlago
  • Poultry/Rabbit reminders type: @alvinpora
  • Swine reminders type: @alvinswine

TRAP SHOOTING TEAM


  • Practice at Providence Plantation off FM 521 on Thursdays at 4-5:30
  • Practice at Greenwood Shooting Club off FM 2004 on Sundays at 1:30

AG Farm

Reminders:


**Only drive and park on the driveway, please stay off the grass and out of the ditches.


1. Clean your pens daily and dispose of the waste in the spreader or dumpster

2. Pick up after yourself and your animals, this means POOP!

3. Put up hoses, blowers, clippers, supplies when done with them.

4. Put trash in trashcans and empty them.

3. Work your animals daily

4. Feed on a constant schedule

5. Watch your speed