Tricounty News

FFA News Update

Poultry judging Kimball's junior high poultry judging FFA team took third place honors at the Feb. 14 poultry judging - Katelyn Asfeld, Lauren Edwards and Micheala Tagney. Farm Management Kimball's FFA team took second place honors in Farm Management March 11 and qualify for the State FFA Convention - Paige Peglow, tied third individual; Tommy Linn, seventh individual; Julie Lochen, 10th individual; and Beth Libbesmeier, 11th individual. Ag Mechanics Kimball's FFA team placed 11th in Ag Mechanics March 11 - Andrew Kieke, Matt Massmann, Michael Rose and Mitchel Wicker. Meats Judging Kimball FFA members participating at Meats Judging in Brookings, S.D., Monday, March 17 were: Ally Konz, Krista Ellingson, Lance Smallwood and Jackie Heinen. Ag Awareness Week March 17-20 is Ag Awareness Week and Kimball FFA is planning some special events during lunch and "drive your tractor to school" Wednesday. Brookings event Kimball FFA members who will be participating Friday, April 11, in events at Brookings, S.D., include: dairy team - Jake Kieke, Brandon Brinkman, Justin Brinkman, Nathan Pramann and Curt Spoden; general livestock - Ashley Schiefelbein, Jenna Maus, Brandi Tessmer and Julia Messer; and meats - Ally Konz, Krista Ellingson, Jackie Heinen and Lance Smallwood. State FFA Convention April 27-29 - Qualifies thus far (hopefully dairy, meats and general will qualify too): horst - Ty Filzen; soils - Burke Tagney, Jared Capes and Kyle Messer; farm management - Tommy, Julie, Paige and Beth; band (have applied) - Kelsey Klein, Jared Capes and Burke Tagney; and choir - Amanda Kuseske. Tracy Nelson