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Hayrides are offered for a drive around the pumpkin patch. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Olyvia Simpson // October 15, 2018

For the entirety of their summer vacation, anywhere from one to eight students came out to the field for a few hours every Monday through Friday, to individually pull out weeds growing between pumpkins...

Holbert will lead the FFA 2017-2018. Image courtesy of Breanna Holbert.

Chico State student elected national President of Future Farmers of America

Christian Solis // November 8, 2017

Breanna Holbert, from Chico State, became the first African-American woman president to lead the 2017-2018 Future Farmers of America.Holbert, an agriculture education major, is excited to continue giving...

University Farm held the 47th annual FFA Field Day on Saturday. Photo courtesy Chico State

Chico State hosts 25 events for FFA field day

Katherine Feaster // March 14, 2015

Chico State’s College of Agriculture hosted its 47th Annual California Statewide National FFA Organization Field Day on Saturday where high school students participated in various contests from identifying...

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