Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

AISD SHOW

Entry forms and fees are due by Wednesday Oct 21st by 4 pm to your Ag teacher.

Rules and entry forms are online or can be picked up from any Ag .

Show will Be Saturday Oct 24th at the Manvel Ag Barn

BCFA RESULTS WILL BE PUBLISHED WITH NEXT WEEKS NEWSLETTER. PLEASE SUBMIT ANY AND ALL RESULTS OF YOUR CHILD'S SUCCESS AT THE 2015 BCFA TO MR. KETTLER

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • Oct. 15th HLSR Scramble Sign up begins
  • Oct 17th George Ranch FFA Shoot
  • Oct 21st AISD Show Entry Deadline @ 4pm
  • Oct 22nd FFA Meeting @ 7pm
  • Oct 24th AISD show at the Boothe Ag Center in Manvel
  • Oct 29th Haunted Hay Ride at the Ag Farm

LDE & CDE PRACTICEs

  • LDE practices are being held daily after school. Remind your child to attend practices so we can advance to Area.
  • CDE practices will be starting soon.

Major Livestock Show Information

  • Major pigs are being born now and they will cost $350 per pig this year. The money for pigs is DUE to Mr. Kettler no later than Thursday Oct. 29th. Selection will occur on the weekend of Nov. 7th. Yes, I know its opening weekend.
  • Major Goat and Lamb validation will occur on TUESDAY OCT. 27th at the fairgrounds. A time has not been set yet.
  • Major Heifer validation will occur Thursday Oct. 15th starting at 3 pm at the fairgrounds or Saturday Oct 31st starting at 8 am at the fairgrounds. IF you validated your heifer in June for majors you do not have to re-validate unless it changed ownership or you have a new heifer.
  • Major Calf Scramble sign up dates have been posted look under the Calf Scramble heading to find this information.

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

  • Every Shooter needs to stop by Mr. Kettler's room and give him your contact information so he can set up a group text.


  • Practice at Greenwood Shooting Club on Sundays at 1:30


  • George Ranch FFA Shoot Saturday Oct 17th

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