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    FFA members compete at state competition

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    FFA members compete at state competition

    Thirty members of the Oley Valley FFA participated in the annual state conference from June 12-14 at Penn State University.

    Our students were involved in many different competitions and several of the teams ranked well enough to receive state honors and the opportunity to compete on […]

    Oley Valley FFA Alumni Pig Roast

    Oley Valley FFA Alumni Pig Roast

    DATE: July 21, 2018

    TIME: 5:30PM

    LOCATION: Sheeler’s Grove — 2641 West Philadelphia Ave., Oley, Pa 19547

    MENU: Pork, Corn on the Cob, Baked Potato

    Entertainment Provided by DJ CHICKEN NUGGET

    Line Dancing 7:00PM — 10:00PM

    COST: $12 If Purchased Before 7/7/18, $15 If Purchased After 7/7/18

    Purchase tickets […]

    Sonya Laley gains real-world experience at Dairy Challenge

    Pictured from left rear to front are Dr. Bruce Richards (coach), Matt Edgin ’18, Emily Lewis ’18, Emily Hunter ’19, Bryan Supplee ’18, Aaron Stepnoski (coach), Caitlyn Degner ’19, Brooke Payne ’19, Sonya Laley ’18, Lynsey Abrahart ’18, Corinne Bricker ’18, Amanda Wengryn ’19, Sarah Fenwick ’18. Photo courtesy NAIDC.

    Sonya Laley gains real-world […]

    Garrett Jenkins of Bainbridge earns Reserve Showman for Lamb and Novice Showman for Dairy

    Garrett Jenkins, of Bainbridge, Pa., Reserve Showman for Lamb and Novice Showman for Dairy.

    Morrisville State College students test skills showing livestock during annual Spring Showmanship

    Morrisville State College student Unique Wellington chose a cow he named “Heffy” for his first time presenting in the ring.

    “She was the friendliest of the group,” […]

    Perdue announces USDA’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018

    Perdue announces USDA’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018

    (Mifflintown) U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018 during a town hall at Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.

    “Since my first day as the Secretary […]

    Mobile Agriculture Lab Returns to OVES

    Students in grades 1-5 had the opportunity to visit the Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab during the week of November 13th. Students participated in different hands-on science experiences.

    One of the experiments was called The Colorful Bean. Students were introduced to the scientific method as they experiment […]

    Fiber Festival comes to Berks County; Features Local Farmers, Artists

    The Pennsylvania Llama & Alpaca Association will host its annual Fall Fiber Festival Nov. 18 and 19, 2017, at the Leesport Farmer’s Market, bringing fiber artistry to Berks County.

    Dozens of local fiber artists and crafters from Pennsylvania and surrounding states will be present featuring their fiber blends and hand-made finished products. Visitors will find […]

    The Equine Industry’s $670 Million Impact on the Local Region

    Credit: Delaware Valley University. Delaware Valley University released a new study on the economic impact of the equine industry.

    Delaware Valley University released a new study on the equine industry’s economic impact in Southeastern Pennsylvania

    DOYLESTOWN – Residents and tourists driving around Southeastern Pennsylvania are frequently impressed with the beauty of the area’s pastures […]