Durham FFA

Durham FFA


Attention! ๐Ÿ“ข

We are EXTENDING the deadline for Band, Chorus, and Talent applications.

Do you think you have what it takes to showcase your skills at the 94th National FFA Convention and Expo?

Apply below by July 28 at 8 p.m. EDT.

Thank you for your support of these programs, Corteva Agriscience, Wrangler and Mahindra Group. ๐Ÿ’™
It is that time of year again. The Durham American Legion Post 673 is preparing to interview High School Juniors for the (2) Boys State Delegates our Post is sponsoring (http://www.boysstatecalifornia.org/). This year's Boys State is the 3rd week of June in Sacramento. Interviews will be held on March 5, 2020. We are looking for those with a heartfelt interest, not necessarily straight A students. For those interested, please contact: Colleen Coutts .Thank You, Sharon Fisher, Adjunct - Durham American Legion Post 673
Does anyone have access to a portable scale? We need to weigh our lamb and the school ones are not calibrating. Ideas?
Parents; an email will be going out soon from Ms. Hall. Please consider helping with our class auction baskets or items for our Boots and Bowties event coming up March 5. Items can be purchased online via links provided or locally. We need all items by 2/27 to put together. Thank you
Please sign up to donate ingredients for the Apple Pie Fundraiser! Here is the Sign Up Genius:

Durham FFA is a youth agricultural organization that strives to build the next generation.

Operating as usual


Good afternoon Exhibitors!

Here is the weekly update and reminders. Make sure to be reading through the Local Rules, State Rules, and the Exhibitor Handbook to be best informed about the department you are exhibiting under.


Attention high school seniors planning to major in agriculture!

Applications are now open for the 2023 Gerald M. Geiger Scholarship, the NEW Gary Griswold Ag Business Scholarship, and the 2023 Butte Young Farmers & Ranchers Scholarship!

All information can be found on the BCFB website www.buttefarmbureau.com/programs/scholarship or give us a call at 530-533-1473 with any questions. Applications are due by 4pm on March 31st.


Tonight is the night! Tickets are still available, visit the link in our bio to purchase them. We canโ€™t wait to see everyone there!


Attention Durham!! Help celebrate National FFA Week with us. Here is a list of the dress up days and activities we have planned. ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™
โœจTuesday: Safari/Camo Day
โœจWednesday: Green Day
Drive your tractor to school
โœจ Thursday: Blue and Gold/ Chapter T-Shirts Day
Boots and Bowties
โœจFriday: Red, White and Blue Day
FFA Rally


Valentines Day is almost here! Make sure to place your order to support the DHS Floral Department, before itโ€™s too late! Scan the QR code to shop now!

Durham FFA Boots and Bowties 2023 Dinner 01/28/2023

Durham FFA Boots and Bowties 2023 Dinner

If you are looking to purchase Boots and Bowties tickets here is a link! Thank you for supporting Durham FFA!

Durham FFA Boots and Bowties 2023 Dinner Join us for our annual Boots and Bowties dinner!


We had a great day at the North Valley Section Speaking contest. Congratulations Emma๐Ÿคฉ on making it to regionals for Impromptu. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›


We are currently selling our Spring Floral Subscription. If you would like an order form there is a link in our bio. Thank you in advance for supporting our Floral Program.

Photos from Durham FFA's post 01/15/2023

What a great way to kick off the LDE season! ๐Ÿ™Œ We took 13 students to compete in the Palermo Middle Buckle Bonanza yesterday and our very own Emma Schneider took home 1st place for impromptu speaking!๐Ÿฅ‡ All of our students did great and weโ€™re looking forward to the the rest of the spring LDE season ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›


If you are interested in showing at the Butte County Fair read this letter and register tomorrow January 3rd. Remember this is a first come first serve registration!

Exhibitors!! Here's a quick update for tomorrow. Entries OPEN at 9AM.

DONATE | bigharvest 12/22/2022

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Thank you for all of your generosity and for supporting Durham FFA

DONATE | bigharvest During The Big Harvest, businesses and individuals can make a donation to one or several participating organizations with ease! A dollar donated is worth even more โ€“ every dollar you donate to your organization or organizations of choice will be matched by a percentage of the matching funds, relat...


We are gearing up for the annual Boots and Bowties dinner. If you are interested in purchasing tickets there is a link in our bio. This dinner will take place February 23rd at the Memorial Hall in Durham. Thank you for supporting Durham FFA.


If you are looking for a beautiful addition to your holiday decor, come pick up a poinsettia in the Ag department. Prices vary from $5-$15!



Donโ€™t forget SDF registration opens December 1st.


Photos from Durham FFA's post 10/31/2022

The last couple days of our trip were eventful!๐Ÿ…We watched Matt and Lexi Vanella receive their well earned American Degrees. We also attended the last session where the new 2022โ€“2023 National FFA Officer Team was introduced. We finished the trip with an amazing tour of Fair Oaks Farms.๐Ÿฅ›๐Ÿ–. Thank you to everyone who made this experience possible. It was one we will never forget.๐ŸฆŒ

Photos from Durham FFA's post 10/29/2022

Day 3 was a blast! ๐Ÿ™Œ We attended sessions, ventured through the expo and went to workshops to collaborate on new ideas for social media and learn more about ourselves ๐Ÿ’ก We are pumped for day 4 and whatโ€™s to come! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Photos from Durham FFA's post 10/28/2022

The second day of the 95th National FFA Convention was amazing ๐Ÿคฉ We started off touring the National FFA Center. We then had the chance to explore the Expo Hall where students explored various colleges and companies. ๐Ÿ™Œ We attended the 2nd Session and learned all about how to make a positive impact on those around us. We finished the day at the Mikey Guyton and Russel Dickerson concert, onward to day 3! ๐ŸŒŸ

Photos from Durham FFA's post 10/27/2022

We made it to Indianapolis and spent our first day touring Churchill Downs ๐ŸŽand Louisville Slugger โšพ๏ธ. We also went to the 95th National FFA Convention Opening Session. Such a great day to kick off our week! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›


Come join us for our October meeting! It is this Wednesday 10/19 at 6:30pm in the Ag shop. The best Halloween costume will win a prize.

Photos from Durham FFA's post 10/14/2022

Way to kickoff the CDE Season! Today we had 6 teams compete at Shasta College Field Day: BIG, Farm Power, Welding, Livestock Judging, Floriculture and Vet Science. In the Farm Power contest, Sean Gallagher placed 3rd overall individual and the team placed 3rd overall. In Welding contest Tanner Martinez placed 2nd overall individual. Way to go durham!

Photos from Durham FFA's post 09/25/2022

Friday we had a wonderful visit from the California FFA State Officers. Thank you Mel, Hunter and Abby for sharing your knowledge with us! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™


Attention Butte County Exhibitors - we still have Stockman Awards for these exhibitors. Please bring a stamped, addressed thank you to Round Table Pizza at 2027 Forest Avenue in Chico on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. to claim your award check. Please share!


Attention Steer Exhibitors:

The Steer Lottery will open September 21st and end on September 28th at noon. All entries will be submitted on Fairwire. ***** Before an Exhibitor can enter into the lottery they must have a valid YQCA certificate for the 2023 Silver Dollar Fair ( May 28th, 2023)****. The link to Fairwire will be available on the silverdollarfair.org web page. Also, we will have a link here on facebook on September 21st.
The link below has important dates and deadlines. Please share


We are finally back in school! To celebrate, we are hosting a meeting and BBQ for all ag students and their parents/guardians. Meeting will start at 5:30 followed by dinner and educational posters created by our officers.


Please come help with the Ag Clean Up Day this Wednesday and Thursday. It will count as Ag points for the fall semester!

Photos from Silver Dollar Fair Livestock Exhibitors's post 05/10/2022

Photos from Silver Dollar Fair Livestock Exhibitors's post

Photos from Durham FFA's post 04/29/2022

Durham FFA had a special day yesterday. We had 12 members who received their State FFA Degrees. Avery placed 2nd in our section for project competition with his placement SAE at Merlo Farming Group. We also had the opportunity to watch 2 of our members, Kelsey and Hunter host their last event as Regional Officers. Congratulations everyone!๐ŸŽ‰

Photos from Durham FFA's post 04/28/2022

Attention Durham! If you are looking for vegetables starts or beautiful potted flowers please come by our greenhouse today and tomorrow from 3pm-5pm!


See you all at our plant sale today and tomorrow! Thank you for supporting Durham FFA.


We are so proud of you Hunter!

Congratulations to the following 12 candidates advancing to the final stage as they seek to serve the California Association FFA as a State Officer.

YQCA 03/24/2022


YQCA Prepare2Respond encourages participants to take all three modules. Doing so will provide a well-rounded understanding of all aspects of emergency response planning for a livestock event.

Photos from Durham FFA's post 03/07/2022

This weekend our Parli Pro, BIG, Creed and Livestock teams represented us extremely well at the UC Davis Field Day. Emma Schneider placed 1st overall for the FFA Creed competition and our BIG team was 5th overall. Way to go Durham!


Congratulations to two of our rockstars, Kelsey and Hunter! We are so incredibly proud of you both for moving onto the interview stage of the 2022 FFA State Officer selection process.

Congratulations to the following 28 state officer candidates that will advance to the live interviews to be conducted at the 94th Annual State FFA Leadership Conference.

Bella Albiani, Elk Grove
Samantha Albiani, Elk Grove
Sophie Albiani, Elk Grove
Andrew Angulo, El Centro-Southwest
Daniela Bastidas, El Centro-Southwest
Elizabeth Beebe, Santa Maria-Pioneer Valley
Shane Brennan, Templeton
Nicole Carter, Oakdale
Jose Cruz-Lopez, Tranquillity
Macie Dentone, Sutter Creek-Amador
Savanah Downs, Bakersfield-Bakersfield Christian
Meghan Garren, Grass Valley-Nevada Union
Savannah Grove, La Habra-Sonora
Hunter Haslem, Durham
Landon Hendricks, Menifee-Heritage
Abigale Jacobsen, Elk Grove
Brian Kavanagh, Temecula-St. Jeanne
Morgan Oliveira, Hilmar
Melanie Orozco, Holtville
Annie Petersen, Healdsburg
Luke Powers, Galt-Liberty Ranch
Micaiah Richison, Oakdale
Daniela Rodriguez, Greenfield
Sophie Rodriguez, Menifee-Heritage
Chelsea Rogell, Atascadero
Corina Thiesfeld, McKinleyville
Kelsey Swearinger, Durham
Gillian Villa, Santa Maria-Pioneer Valley

Photos from Durham FFA's post 02/21/2022

Durham had 7 students complete at the regional FFA speaking competition last Friday and they did an amazing job!
Hunter Haslem placed 5th in Extemp.
Emma Schneider placed 2nd in Creed which qualified her for the state finals!
Our Parli Pro team place 4th overall also qualify for the state finals!
We are very excited to cheer them on in a few weeks. Keep up the good work!


Only 4 more days until the Valentines arrangements are ready to be picked up. You still have time to get your order in and surprise someone you love with a beautiful arrangement created by Durham Ag Floral students.



Durham FFA is hosting our annual Boots and Bowties dinner on February 24th. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and a great chance to catch up with friends and enjoy a lovely dinner. Durham FFA has been working extremely hard this year to attend and competitively compete in various CDE and LDE competitions. We could not do that without the support from our amazing community. Tickets are on sale now! We hope to see you there.


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