Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, awarded a total of $212,000 through the Agriculture Education and Classroom Equipment Grant program this year. Sixty schools in Illinois, Minnesota as well as Wisconsin located across Compeer Financial’s territory will be receiving grants and Mineral Point is one of them! The grants… Continue Reading Ag Department Receives Compeer Financial Grant
Let’s hear it for our State Proficiency FFA Award Winners — we have three State Champions! 1st Place and Qualifying for Nationals: Carson Kroll: Turf Grass Management; Joey Robinson: Diversified Livestock Production; Luke Schubert: Grain Production 2nd Place: Annie Robinson: Nursery Operation; Joey Robinson Agricultural Mechanics Repair; Joey Robinson: Maintenance Entrepreneur 3rd Place: Annie Robinson:… Continue Reading State FFA Produces Champions
Let’s hear it for our Mineral Point FFA Chapter State Career Development Event placings! 2nd Place in the State: Meats Evaluation — Luke Schubert 7th individually in the State — Cameron Patterson 9th — Michael Edgington 11th — Trent Culver 21st 6th Place in the State: Livestock Judging — Johnny Robinson 10th individually in the… Continue Reading FFA Career Development Events Do Well At State
The Mineral Point Chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its 94th annual awards ceremony Tuesday, March 21 in the middle/high school cafetorium under the leadership of Advisor Mike Robinson. Awards were presented as follows — congrats to all! Discovery Degree The FFA Discovery Degree is awarded to 8th grade FFA members who have… Continue Reading FFA Celebrates with Annual Banquet
Congratulations to our FFA Career Development Events that qualified for State during the district competion held March 16 at UW-Platteville! 1st Place: Livestock Judging Team Johnny Robinson — 1st place individual Emily Heisner — 6th place individual Riley Sennhenn Faye Schuette 2nd Place: Agricultural Mechanics Team Joey Robinson — 1st place individual Graham Fitzsimmons —… Continue Reading FFA Career Development Events Qualify for State
Congratulations to our #PointerNation FFA Livestock Judging team for placing 21st in the Nation in Indianapolis! Great job Luke Schubert, Ellie Robinson, Emma Steffes, and Cameron Patterson. Way to represent the State of Wisconsin!
State Champs! Congratulations to our Wisconsin FFA State Livestock Evaluation Champions! The team has also qualified for the National FFA Competition to be held in October. Cameron Patterson placed 5th individually, Ellie Robinson 15th, Emma Steffes 20th, and the team was rounded out by Luke Schubert. Other State Career Development Event placings included: Wildlife 6th… Continue Reading State Livestock Evaluation Champions
The Mineral Point Chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its 93rd annual awards ceremony Tuesday, March 15 in the middle/high school cafetorium under the leadership of Advisor Mike Robinson. Awards were presented as follows — congrats to all! Discovery Degree The FFA Discovery Degree is awarded to 8th grade FFA members who have… Continue Reading FFA Celebrates with Annual Banquet
On February 9, the Mineral Point FFA attended the District 12 FFA Speaking Contest at Pecatonica High School. There were 13 participants from Mineral Point competing against FFA members from seven other schools. Three MPHS speakers qualified to move on to the next level, which is the Sectional competition. The 8th grade Quiz Bowl participants… Continue Reading Three Advance to FFA Sectional Speaking Contest
Congratulations to our FFA Livestock Judging Team! The group was silver rated at the National Convention in Indianapolis, which puts them between 13th and 29th in the nation. Great job Payton Heins, Annie Robinson, Joey Robinson, and Jimmy Tibbits!