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  Welcome to Oregon FFA website. We are an agricultural science program located in Oregon, IL. Our chapter has 112 active AET student accounts and 1 teacher.  

Our students are developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Please take a look around our site to see what's going on at Oregon FFA.

 
 
 
Here is another photo of my blue bags hanging, this is a great example to show that some trees are large enough to with-stain two taps, this also shows how some days the bags are almost spilling sap, which is the reasoning for having to collect sap multiple times per day.
Here is a photo of my evaporator when I
In this photo I am pictured hammering a tap into the tree.
This is an example of our finished product, this is the smallest size of syrup we sell and it is 2oz. and we charge $5.
In this photo It shows me hanging the blue bag in Mount Morris after tapping the tree.
These are our Maple Pecans and they are $3 per bag.
In this picture we where saying goodbye to all the friends and workers that worked at the Sinnissippi  Tree Farm who had shown us how fun it was to help out or community.
This is a photo of our sugar house taken from our driveway, on the left side there is a door and that is where customers enter to buy our farm products if they wish to come to the farm, I use the honor system in our sugar house and people can come and go as they please.
Showing at Badger Kickoff Classic
This is the first time I was ever on Yankee Doodle
This is during the Ogle County Fair.  The Judge talking to me.
Getting a picture with Koda by the Badger Kickoff Classic sign
This is an example of when the Maple Tree starts to bud and that is the sign to pull the taps, if we continued to collect sap after the tree has budded, the sap will have a gross after taste.
Here is a photo of me looking at the new hybrid evaporator pan with my dad that I had just bought from Smokey Lanes Maple Products in Hilbert, WI.
 
 
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January 11
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January 20
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Good Evening, with current weather trends, here are the current announcements for Oregon FFA members: 1. All Record Books need to be finished by January 30th at noon. Mr Nelson is printing them off starting at 12:30 for our Mock Night. 2. Please text Mr. Nelson to sign up for a time for the Chapter Proficiency Night held at Oregon High School Ag Room between 5pm-8pm in 20 min increments. 3. State Degree Candidates: Our New night to work on state degrees will be Tuesday February 5th from 3pm-7pm. 4. The Parliamentary Procedure Team needs to meet Friday February 1st during Study Hall. 5. There is a Growing Leaders Committee Meeting Friday during Study Hall to Plan FFA Week. If you want to help plan, please get a pass from Mr. Nelson or text Megan 6. If you are interested in Going to the 212 Conference Feb 8-9th in Schaumburg , please let Mr. Nelson know ASAP 7.Our Monthly Newsletter will be going out to each member and supporter by the end of the week. We will also post in on here and our Facebook Page: Oregon, Illinois FFA
Date Posted: 1/28/2019

The Leadership Team Retreat is off to a great start as we are planning for the year to come!! Stay tuned to updates and updates on the calendar! Welcome Back dinner is September 12th at 6pm!
Date Posted: 6/30/2018

 
     
 
 
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For information about Oregon FFA , please contact:
Oregon FFA
210 S 10TH ST
Oregon, IL 61061

 
 
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