Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

IMPORTANT NOTICES OR ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • WE ARE ABOUT TO HIT OUR BUSY SEASON PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO DATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS SO YOUR CHILD DOES NOT MISS OUT ON A LEARNING OPPORTUNITY.
  • Salvation Army Belling Ringing raised $1079.45 (4th highest amount)
  • CDE Practices if you child is on a judging team they need to attend practice or they risk the chance of being removed from the team.
  • Sell your Superbowl BBQ!!!!

Superbowl BBQ Meat Sale

SALE, SALE, SALE!!!

This fundraiser is the most IMPORTANT fundraiser for the FFA Alumni as it will fund 80% of all the expense that they endure in a year, so please help your child sell the BBQ.

We will award buckles for High Selling Junior and Senior member.

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • Jan 9th Cibolo Creek FFA Invitational
  • Jan 12th Major Show Cattle Meeting in the Ag Office
  • Jan 21st Superbowl BBQ Meat Sale Orders Due
  • Jan 29th Matagorda Horse Judging and Klein FFA Invitational
  • Jan 30th Bee County and Weimer Invitational
  • Feb 1st HLSR Breeding Rabbit Entry Deadline

CDE PRACTICE TIMES


  • Archery Practice will be T/Th at 4:30-5:30 and W at 3-4:30
  • Livestock Judging is T/Th at 3:15-4:15
  • Horse Judging is on M/W 4:30-5:30
  • Vet Med is on M/F 3-4:15
  • 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

  • Forth Worth Jan. 15- Feb. 6
  • San Antonio Feb. 11- 28
  • Houston March 1-20
  • 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


  • San Antonio Trap Shooting Mtg. on Thursday Jan. 7th at 6pm in the Ag Office
  • Practice at Greenwood Shooting Club 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