Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

******NEW AG SHOW BARN & STALLS******

***ALL PENS ARE RESERVED***
  • We will start a waiting list because some students will drop their pens and open up space for someone on the waiting list.
  • Contact Mr. Kettler to reserve a pen.
  • You must reserve a pen, even if you have a pen at the current barn.

SPOTLIGHTING STUDENT SUCCESS

Scholarships:

Aly Divin received a $4000 scholarship from BCFA


SFA Invitation Judging Contest:

(Thanks to Dr. Briseno for allowing us to go during testing week)

Ryan Hill 4th high individual out of 185 in Poultry Judging

Katelyn Clark 5th high individual out of 185 in Poultry Judging

Kylie White 9th high individual out of 419 in Livestock Judging

Asa Johnson 40th high individual out of 419 in Livestock Judging

Livestock 12th out of 110 teams

Horse 26th out of 94 teams

Entomology 18th out of 36 teams

Poultry 36th out of 61 teams

Milk Quality 39th out of 63 teams



Texas A&M Judging Clinic:

Wildlife 11th out of 37 teams

Poultry 33rd our of 74 teams


Livestock Judging team is currently ranked 43rd in the state

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

  • Packets are ready to be picked up
  • Mandatory Student & Parent Meeting April 14th @ 7pm
  • April 18th Officer packets due
  • April 20th Interview and Quiz
  • April 21st Voting at FFA Meeting
  • May 12th installation of new officers

Poultry Projects at the Ag Farm

If you are planning on keeping poultry projects at the Ag Farm, please notify Mr. Kettler.

We are running out of room and want to set aside a few pens for poultry projects.

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:

  • Selection on April 30th at 9 am

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • April 5th-7th 3 day Judging Trip
  • April 11th Region III Wildlife Contest
  • April 12-13th Area III Contest at Tarleton
  • April 14th Manadtory Officer Canadites & Parent Meeting @ 7pm
  • April 15th Deadline for State Fair & Major Steer Tags
  • April 15th Deadline for BCFA Turkey Order
  • April 16th Area III Contest at TAMU
  • April 18th Officer Packets Due
  • April 20th FFA Officer Interview
  • April 21st FFA Meeting & Officer Election @ 7pm
  • April 28th Jacket Day at AHS
  • April 30th Barn Goat Selection at 9am

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

  • TAG ORDERING TIME
  • All Major Show Steers
  • State Fair Animals (Barrows,Steers,Goats (Breeding & Market), Lambs (Breeding & Market)
  • Cost $11 each
  • Deadline Ag Office 4pm Friday April 15th
  • LATE FEE OF $20 AFTER APRIL 15TH

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