Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

Alvin FFA Spring Fling Goat Show

THANK YOU to all the students and parents who worked this past weekend to make our 1st goat show a success.


  • Hosted 3 shows over the 2 days
  • Over 70 goats entered
  • Funds will be used to buy digital scales and supplies for the Bobby Verdine Show barn

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

  • Grand Opening Ceremonies are being planned for late May.
  • We will need to have several work days to prepare for the arrival of the animals
  • Supplies still need to be bought and delivered before we can move in
  • Shooting for Early May move in

FFA Awards Banquet

  • May 12th at 6pm
  • Invitations are being mailed on Monday
  • If you need an invitation to pass out please pick one up from the Ag Office
  • Night to celebrate our awesome chapter
  • All members and their families are invited
  • Need items for the live and silent auction
  • Need help decorating and cleaning up

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • May 4th Goat Selection at the Ag Farm @ 6pm
  • May 5th Pig Meeting at New AG Barn @ 7pm
  • May 10th HLSR Scramble Report due
  • May 12th FFA BANQUET AT 6PM
  • May 13th 1st BCFA Scramble Report due by 4pm
  • May 14th BCFA Heifer & Steer Validation 7-12pm
  • May 19th Ag Olympics at the Ag Farm @ 4pm
  • May 27th LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

*****Major Livestock Show Information*****

CHECKS HAVE ARRIVED. CONTACT MR. KETTLER TO GET YOUR CHECK.


  • Premium Checks
  • Floored Checks
  • Thank you cards for buyers must be turned into the Ag office before checks are released.
  • List of buyers will be supplied

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

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

AG Farm

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