National FFA Convention 2021

Area students to receive American FFA Degree at National FFA Convention

Numerous members of area FFA Chapters are to receive the highest FFA individual degree this week at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. The American FFA Degree awards ceremony is to be held on Saturday morning October 30, 2021. Area recipients by school chapter include: Trenton: Allena Allen Grace Allen McKenna Cox Mackenzie McAtee Matthew […]

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Northwest Missouri State Fair officials announce Beef Show results

Beef show results have been announced for the Northwest Missouri State Fair in Bethany. The Champion Simmental Foundation Bull was shown by Kenzie Milligan while Abigail Clark had the Reserve Champion. The Champion Angus female was shown by Allena Allen while Kerrigan Mobley won the Reserve Champion honors. The Champion Market Steer was shown by […]

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North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of Beef Show

Officials have announced the results of the Beef Show at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Makenzie Epperson of Laredo exhibited the Champion bull, and Braxton Switzer of Bucklin showed the Reserve Champion bull. Jenna Reeter of Trenton had the Supreme Champion female, and Vivie McGaugh of Carrollton showed the Reserve Champion female. Thane […]

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Jamesport Junior Livestock Show results announced

Officials have announced the results of the Jamesport Junior Livestock Show for 2021. Sheep: Grand Champion Ram: Bo Meeker Reserve Champion Ram: none Grand Champion Ewe: Cole Hartschen Reserve Champion Ewe: Harlee Beck Grand Champion Market Lamb: Harlee Beck Reserve Champion Market Lamb: Cole Hartschen Jr Showmanship: Cole Hartschen Reserve Jr. Showmanship: Hadlie Beck Sr. […]

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Mercer County Fair officials announce results of Beef Show

In the Beef Show held Saturday at the Mercer County Fair in Princeton, Allena Allen of Trenton exhibited the Grand Champion female and received Senior Showmanship honors. Gracie Rogers of Princeton won the Easter Memorial Showmanship Award and exhibited the Reserve Champion bull. Makenzie Epperson of Laredo had the Grand Champion bull. Scout Vangenderen of […]

Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarships 2019

Deadline to submit Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship application is February 1

The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. The application form can be found on the Fair’s website. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. Applicants must […]

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NCMC livestock judging team competes in first contest

The North Central Missouri College Livestock Judging team launched fall 2020 and competed in the first contest of their inaugural season on September 13th and 14th at The National in Des Moines, IA. The team evaluated breeding and market hogs, presented oral reasons, and had the opportunity to network with swine producers and industry leaders. […]

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Daviess County Junior Livestock show officials announce winners in beef judging, rabbit and poultry competition

In beef judging at the Daviess County Junior Livestock show on Saturday, Cutler Epperson exhibited the Grand Champion bull, Nathan Meek had the Reserve Champion bull, Lilly Stedum showed the Grand Champion Heifer, and Abby Burton exhibited the Reserve Champion heifer. Ashley Knibb had the Grand Champion market animal. Kimber Woodworth showed the Reserve Champion […]

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Trenton FFA officers announced for 2020-2021 school year

Next year’s officers have been announced for the Trenton FFA Chapter. Leading the youth organization will be President Kidridge Griffin; vice presidents Jaycie Griffin and Olivia Roberts; Secretary Colton Roy, and the treasurer is Kaci Persell. Other FFA officers will be Reporters Gracyn Rongey and Rebecca Urich, Sentinel Randy Bowden, and Chaplain Allison Yoder. Star […]

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Four north Missouri students awarded scholarships from Smithfield

Four north Missouri students, including one from Trenton High School, are recipients of Smithfield Hog Production Scholarships. Receiving a $2,500 family scholarship are Allena Allen of Trenton high school and Gavin Garrett who was graduated last year from North Harrison High School in Eagleville. Allena Allen is the daughter of Jason and Sarah Allen of […]

Missouri State Fair 2020

Area students to receive scholarships from Missouri State Fair

Several area youths will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Committee. The students are seeking higher education at a Missouri college or university and were selected from 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors. Anderson Rogers of Bethany was selected to receive the $5,000 platinum scholarship, offered by Youth in Agriculture […]

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Officers from Trenton FFA Chapter speak at Rotary meeting

Four Trenton FFA Chapter Officers spoke at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on Thursday. President Grace Allen, Second Vice President Allena Allen, Secretary McKenna Cox, and Treasurer Kayli Crawford talked about the FFA and activities. The Trenton Chapter has 85 members, and Brook Kreatz and Kabel Oaks are the chapter advisors. Members must have a […]

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Six Trenton FFA members earn State FFA Degree

Six Trenton FFA Chapter members have earned State FFA Degrees. Allena Allen, Grace Allen, Mckenna Cox, Mackenzie McAtee, Matthew Slater, and Nick Velazquez will receive their degrees on stage at the Missouri FFA Convention on April 24th.  All of the Trenton recipients are Trenton High School seniors, except for Velazquez who graduated last year.  The […]

Mackenzie McAtee, Kidridge Griffin and Matthew Slater

Trenton FFA Students qualify for state in Proficiency Award judging

Twelve Trenton FFA members participated in the Area 2 Proficiency Award judging on Wednesday night. Those receiving first place and qualifying for state are Mackenzie McAtee in Ag Sales-Placement, Matthew Slater in Dairy Production-Placement, Kidridge Griffin in Diversified Ag Production, and Grace Allen in Veterinary Science. Receiving second place were Kidridge Griffin in Equine Science-Entrepreneurship […]

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Four FFA members from Trenton compete in district competition in Cameron

Four Trenton FFA members competed at the district level at Cameron on Wednesday. Receiving first place were Allena Allen in Missouri Cattleman’s, and Kidridge Griffin in Missouri Quarter Horse Association. Both eligible to compete at the state level in January. Colton Roy placed second in Missouri Institute of Cooperatives and is an alternate for state […]

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Candidates announced for Trenton FFA Barnwarming

The candidates have been announced for the Trenton FFA Chapter’s Barnwarming this weekend. Senior candidates are McKenna Cox, Allena Allen, Grace Allen, Dolan Huber, Quentin Lovell, and Matthew Slater. Others are juniors Olivia Roberts and Chase Otto, sophomores Gracyn Rongey and Colton Roy, and freshmen Makenzee Epperson and Gavin Chambers. Trenton High School Barnwarming will […]

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Numerous awards and honors presented at annual Trenton FFA Banquet

Numerous awards and honors were presented during the annual Trenton FFA banquet Friday evening. The banquet concluded with the installation of officers for the 2019-20 school year. The Trenton FFA President will be Grace Allen, Vice Presidents are Mackenzie McAtee and Allena Allen. Other officers are Secretary McKenna Cox, Treasurer Kayli Crawford, Sentinel Kidridge Griffin, […]

FFA Members at Camp Rising Sun

Trenton FFA members keep busy with Summer activities

Several members of the Trenton FFA chapter recently attended Missouri FFA Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun in Lake of the Ozarks State Park June 11 through the 15th. Members attended leadership sessions throughout the week, led by the camp leadership director and state FFA officers. Members learned about building a strong foundation for their […]