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Blooming Smiles!

The Mead FFA Chapter recently received a grant for "Blooming Smiles."  Chapter members collect donated flowers from funerals, weddings, etc. and re-purposes them as floral arrangements for community members, as random acts of . . . read more

Mead FFA Alumni Members Attend National FFA Alumni Regional Development Conference

This past weekend, Lauren Taylor, Brad Nygren, Jake Mayer, and Cole Blomendahl  joined others from Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Minnesota to help determine how they could better support agricultural education and their local FFA . . . read more

Mead FFA Chapter Holds Annual Banquet

The Mead FFA Chapter recently held its annual banquet on Monday, May 4, 2017 to honor members for their achievements throughout the year and to thank supporters.  The evening began with opening ceremonies and a welcome to guests.  . . . read more

Mead FFA Members Attend District Career Development Events

  On March 1, the Mead FFA members traveled to Columbus to participate in the Agricultural Education District 2 Career Development Events. The event was hosted by the faculty and students of Central Community College in Columbus. . . . read more

FFA Livestock Judging

On Tuesday, January 31 st  a group of Mead FFA chapter members traveled to livestock judging.   These members had studied and practiced how to grade animals based on their muscle capacity and their structure or . . . read more

FFA Meets with Mark Poeschl

On January 10, 2017, four Mead FFA chapter members, in addition to members of other area chapters, visited the University of Nebraska at Lincoln for a meeting led by Mark Poeschl,  the next announced National FFA CEO. Mark . . . read more

FFA LSE Competitions

On  December 5th , the Mead FFA Chapter traveled to Raymond Central High School to compete in District LSE contests. Members put in hard work to prepare for districts and are to be commended for their dedication. . . . read more

Mead FFA Competes at District Land Judging

The Mead FFA Chapter recently traveled to Wahoo to compete in land judging. The event was coordinated by Desirae Tepoel from Lower Platte North NRD. 147 area Agricultural Education students, making up 40 teams, participated in the event. . . . read more

Mead FFA Attends National FFA Convention

On October 19 th - October 22 nd , Miranda Mueller,  Cassie Tweedy , McKenna Holloway, and Marissa Napolitano recently traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana for the 89 th National FFA Convention. Advisor Cole Blomendahl also . . . read more

Greenhand Leadership Day

What is a Greenhand? New FFA members got the chance to experience that on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at Central Community College in Columbus. First year FFA members, or Greenhands, were exposed to multiple leadership and FFA related . . . read more

FFA Welcome Sign

If you have traveled by Mead on Hwy 92, you may have noticed the new Welcome sign. The sign was installed built and paid for by the FFA Alumni, with help from the chapter installing it. Thanks to all the FFA Alumni and FFA Officers who helped . . . read more

Monsanto Fund: Finalist for America's Farmers Grow Rural Education

Mead Public Schools has qualified as a finalist in the 2016 America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program!   Mead's grant application was reviewed by a panel of math and science educators and selected as one of the . . . read more

Mead FFA Receives a $1,000 grant for Ag Shop Storage

Mead FFA received a $1,000 Working Here Fund grant for ag shop storage.  The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund . Mead FFA will be purchasing shop storage racks to . . . read more

Mead FFA Chapter Holds Annual Banquet and Plant Sale

The Mead FFA Chapter recently held its annual banquet on Monday, May 2, 2016 to honor members for their achievements throughout the year and to thank supporters.  The evening began with opening ceremonies and a welcome to guests.  . . . read more

Mead FFA Members Attend Nebraska State FFA Convention

Mead FFA Named a Top 15 Chapter in the State

The Mead FFA chapter recently visited Lincoln for the annual State FFA Convention.  Some highlights of State Convention were state contests, tours, keynote speakers, general sessions and the State Degree Ceremony.  The . . . read more

Mead FFA Members Attend District Career Development Events

On March 1, the Mead FFA members traveled to Columbus to participate in the Agricultural Education District 2 Career Development Events. The event was hosted by the faculty and students of Central Community College in Columbus. . . . read more

Mead FFA Chapter Celebrates National FFA Week

During the week of February 22-26, the Mead FFA Chapter observed National FFA Week.  The week was full of many activities that helped promote FFA locally and at the State level.  Here are the activities the Mead FFA Chapter did for . . . read more

Mead FFA District LSE Results

On December 7, the Mead FFA Chapter traveled to East Butler High School to compete in District LSE contests. Members put in hard work to prepare for districts and are to be commended for their dedication. Here is how our chapter performed: . . . read more

Mead FFA Attends National FFA Convention

On October 27 th -October 31 st , Evan Hough, Caleb Dickes, Cassie Tweedy, and June Johnson traveled to Louisville, KY for the 88 th National FFA Convention. Advisor Cole Blomendahl also attended. Throughout the week, students had the . . . read more

Mead FFA Competes at District Land Judging

The Mead FFA Chapter recently traveled to Waverly to compete in land judging. The event was coordinated by McKenzie Barry from Lower Platte South NRD. 147 area Agricultural Education students, making up 40 teams, participated in the event. . . . read more

MAYER AND KUHR ATTEND INAUGURAL NAYI-OMAHA EVENT

SHOWS PATHWAY TO CAREERS IN AGRICULTURE FOR OMAHA AREA STUDENTS

OMAHA – Many Omaha area high school students may not see themselves as having a career in the agriculture sector. However, for the approximately 150 students who attended Friday’s Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI)-Omaha . . . read more

FFA BBQ, ETC.

On Sunday, August 30 th the FFA Family Barbeque was held as a kickoff to the school year and the 2015-2016 FFA season. At the BBQ there were roughly 50 guests present. The FFA officers and Mr. Blomendahl would like to thank everyone who . . . read more

Husker Harvest Days

On Wednesday, September 16, the Mead FFA chapter went to Grand Island for Husker Harvest Days. 35 members attended. While at Husker Harvest Days, members were able to see the latest technologies in the Ag industry. Additionally, members . . . read more

State Fair Results

Congratulations to all Mead students and FFA members who represented our school and community with excellence at the Nebraska State Fair this year. Ty Dickes (5 th grade) showed the Champion Futurity Barrow.  Riley Langemeier (7 th . . . read more

Follow Mead FFA on Twitter

Join Mead FFA on Twitter @meadffa.  Here you will be kept up-to-date on the latest news and information surrounding the Mead FFA Chapter!!  The Mead FFA twitter page also has activities and dates that will keep you and your members . . . read more

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