The Hardin Northern FFA offers many opportunities for members to become involved and discover what the FFA can do for them to develop premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education! Join us as we showcase what the FFA has done for our FFA members…

HN FFA Competes in Job Interview CDE

By Brenna Flowers

On Thursday, November 7, Hardin Northern FFA Chapter hosted the Sub-District Job Interview Leadership Development Event. Megan Miller of Division 5, Audrey Grindell of Division 4, Luke Wilson of Division 3, Brenna Flowers of Division 2, and Alyssa Heldman of Division 1 all had the opportunity to advance...Read More »

FFA Fall Fundraiser has begun!

The FFA Chapter is currently selling Florida citrus fruit, Ohio grown apples, mixed fruit buckets, meat and cheese and Texas Roadhouse rolls as a part of their Fall Fundraiser. Orders will be taken Friday, October 11th through Monday, October 28th. Money is due at time of order. Please see an FFA member...Read More »

HN has big turnout for Chicken Barbeque

By: HN FFA Reporter, Brenna Flowers On Friday, September 27, 2019, the Hardin Northern FFA chapter held its annual homecoming barbeque. The chapter sold a total of 1175 meals proudly surpassing their goal of 1000 meals sold.  The senior Ag class was in charge of the barbeque and appointed committees to...Read More »

Hardin Northern Hosts Soils Competition

By Brenna Flowers

The Hardin Northern FFA Chapter hosted a Soils contest at the Crooks’ Family Farm on September 18th. 16 schools attended the contest including Kenton, Ridgemont, Hardin Northern and USV from Hardin County. There were 127 Urban Soils participants and 183 Rural Soils participants making a total of...Read More »

FFA at the Hardin County Fair

The Hardin Northern FFA had great representation at last weeks Hardin County Fair. 39 of the 62 members enrolled in the FFA chapter exhibited a project at the fair. Exhibits included woodworking, poultry, rabbits, sheep, goats, hogs and dairy cattle. Also the chapter had 8 members represented as apart of...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA Luau

By: Brenna Flowers

Hardin Northern’s FFA chapter hosted their first meeting of the 2019-2020 school year on August 28th at Brayden and Brenna Flowers’ pond. 55 members and 35 guests gathered for a potluck style meal, with the meat being donated by Hardin Northern FFA Alumni Chapter. 

During the business meeting members...Read More »

FFA Apparel Fundraiser

The FFA chapter currently has an apparel sale going on to raise funds for their National FFA Convention trip to Indianapolis this fall. Please consider purchasing new HN gear in support of their trip! Click the link to view apparel options; All orders are due August 1st and...Read More »

HN FFA attends State Convention

The State FFA Convention was held in Columbus on May 2nd and 3rd. 20 members from the Hardin Northern FFA Chapter attended convention on May 3rd, along with Advisor, Emily Overs and Chaperones, Andy and Darlene Wilson. The trip visited COSI for a morning adventure seeing a variety of exhibits,...Read More »

Hardin Northern Hosts Chapter FFA Banquet

Hardin Northern FFA hosted their Chapter Banquet on Thursday, April 4th. The night
was filled with a catered meal, award recognitions, degree ceremonies, a live auction, and
scholarship presentations.

The meal was catered by Graze On from Waynesfield. While attendees enjoyed their
meals, the chapter recognized the various Career Development Event...Read More »

HN FFA Pancake Breakfast

The Hardin Northern FFA Chapter will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 13th beginning at 8am in the Ag Building. Serving all you can eat pancakes, sausage links, milk/juice/coffee until 10am. Cost is $6.00 at the door, all proceeds going to help send our members to State Convention. Please...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA Winter CDE Teams

Hardin Northern FFA members wrapped up their winter contest season this past weekend after competing at the state contest in Columbus. The chapter ran two teams this winter, Wildlife and General Livestock. The Wildlife team consisted of Cassidy Crooks, Camryn Earylwine and Ginnie Mills, all senior members of the chapter....Read More »

FFA Fruit now on sale!

The most popular FFA fundraiser has begun! Citrus, Pineapple, Apples, Variety Buckets, Meat, Cheese, Walnut Creek Fry Pies, Texas Roadhouse Rolls all for sale now! If you are interested in placing an order, please see any current FFA member or call the Ag office. Money is due at time of...Read More »

HN Chicken BBQ 2018

By HN FFA Reporter Mara Ruhlen

The annual Hardin Northern FFA Chicken BBQ fundraiser took place on October 12th, homecoming night!  This year the BBQ was ran by the senior Ag Business class, they were in charge of cooking the chicken and pork chops as well as...Read More »

HN Soils Judging Team Results

By HN FFA Reporter Mara Ruhlen

The FFA chapter started off a competitive CDE season with an eager rural soils team ready to compete! The team first took a stab at judging, and placed fifth overall at the invite on September 19th that the HN Chapter...Read More »

September E-Newsletter

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  • Sign up to be a reading volunteer!
  • Third grade activities
  • FFA education and events

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Bame to Compete in Hardin County Fair Royalty Contest

Miss Rylie Bame will be proudly representing Hardin Northern Schools at this years Hardin County Fair royalty contest. Rylie, the daughter of Dave and Robin Bame, is a senior this year at Hardin Northern. Rylie is an active student in the school building as she is involved in volleyball, track...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA attends State Convention

By HN FFA Reporter Mara Ruhlen

On May 3rd and 4th the 90th annual FFA State Convention was held at the Ohio State Expo Center. To start off the trip, the group of 15 members took a tour at Franklin Park Conservatory.  The tour included seeing a butterfly...Read More »

Ag Day 2018

On April 30 the FFA chapter at Hardin Northern took advantage of the sunshine early in the week by hosting an Ag day for the Kindergartners – 6th graders of the Elementary School. The day was filled with agriculture related lessons and stations impacting a total of 250 students. Elementary...Read More »

HN FFA Annual Banquet 2018

HN FFA Annual Banquet

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy Crooks

On April 19 the HN FFA held their annual banquet at Hardin Northern School. There were 207 members, parents, alumni members and guests present. Attendee got to enjoy a delicious meal catered by Graze On of Waynesfield.

After dinner, the banquet kicked off...Read More »

HN Participates in National FFA Week

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

February 18th through 24th was National FFA week and the Hardin Northern FFA had an exciting week celebrating this wonderful event. To celebrate, the FFA chapter had dress up days related to Agriculture themes, a Family Fun Night, hosted a blood drive, held...Read More »

FFA Week, Feb 20-25


























  • Tuesday: Dress like a farm animal
    Tuesday: 4-7pm Members and Families: join us for a fun filled evening in the ag building for games, movies and snacks
  • Wednesday: Wear your favorite Carhartt to school
    Wednesday: 8-2pm Blood drive: call the Ag office to schedule a donation time
  • Thursday:

HN Elementary Ag Lessons

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

A new activity that the HN FFA is doing this school year is hosting monthly Elementary ag lessons. In October, the kindergarten classes visited and had the opportunity to learn about how pumpkins grow, different types, and the many uses of pumpkins. To finish...Read More »

FFA Canned Food Drive

By HN FFA Reported Cassidy

As a way to give back to the community this Christmas, the Hardin Northern FFA held a canned food drive from November 9th to December 1st. The entire school participated in this event, and the homeroom with the most cans donated received king-sized candy bars as...Read More »

FFA Fruit Sales 2017

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

The Hardin Northern FFA hosted their annual fruit sale again this year on December 4rth. Instead of the traditional fruit baskets, HN FFA members sorted their fruit into 2, 3.5, and 5 gallon buckets, donated by CPS. Unique to the HN FFA fruit order from, the...Read More »

1st Graders Learn About Harvest Season

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

On November 10th, the HN FFA had their second ag lesson of the year, this time with the first grade classes. The first grade polar bears visited the Ag building to learn about what harvesting, why tractors are used, and the different types of...Read More »

HN FFA Attends National Convention

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

On October 25-27th the Hardin Northern FFA attended the 90th National Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana. On the way there, members took a tour of Tuttle Apple Orchard in Greenfield, Indiana. While there they had the privilege to see the different types of apples grown on...Read More »

HN FFA has Elementary Ag Lesson

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

Hardin Northern FFA is teaching elementary students about all things agricultural. October 13th the kindergarten classes came to the Ag building where the children sat through a slideshow explaining how pumpkins grow, the different types, and the many uses of pumpkins. A pumpkin vine,...Read More »

FFA Leadership Lock-in

By HN FFA Reporter Cassidy

On October 7th-8th the HN FFA hosted their first Leadership Lock-in for the freshmen and sophomore members. This event was organized by the chapter officers, the chairman was Rylie. While at the lock-in members participated in a variety of fun activities and were able to enhance...Read More »

FFA Soils Judging Team Results

By HN FFA Reporter C. Crooks

The FFA chapter started off a competitive CDE season with a young soils team ready to compete! The HN Team first took a stab at judging soil at the invite the HN Chapter host. Team placed 16th out of 52 at the invite on September...Read More »

HN FFA Chicken BBQ

By Hardin Northern FFA Reporter Cassidy

On September 29th, the HN FFA held their annual homecoming chicken BBQ. The senior FFA members and officer team helped cook the chicken, pork chops,and potatoes, set up the Ag building, and curbside pick -up. Younger FFA members throughout the day were able...Read More »

 HN Soil Judging Invitational

2017-2018 HN FFA Reporter
 HN Soil Judging Invitational

By Hardin Northern Reporter: Cassidy

On September 13th the Hardin Northern FFA held their annual soil invite near Ridgeway. There were around 450 students, from 20 different schools who participated in this event, including a team from Hardin Northern. Students who participated in...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA Luau

By Hardin Northern FFA Reporter Cassidy

On August 22nd, the Hardin Northern FFA kicked off the FFA season by hosting their first chapter meeting at the Dunkirk Park to discuss and approve upcoming fundraisers, events and expenditures. An item of discussion was the Homecoming BBQ, which will be help September 29th,...Read More »

Hardin Northern Officer Retreat

By Hardin Northern FFA Reporter, Cassidy

On July 17th through the 20th the Hardin Northern FFA Officer team went to the beautiful Hocking Hills State Park for their officer retreat. The officer team includes President- Cassidy, Vice President- Claira, Treasurer- Shelby, Secretary- Rylie, Sentinel- Ginnie, and Reporter- Cassidy. While there the...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA has Ag Day

By Hardin Northern Reporter, Crooks

On May 11 the Hardin Northern FFA hosted Ag Day in the classrooms in the morning and out at the FFA building in the afternoon. Ag Day is when FFA members can bring in different objects related to agriculture and elementary students get to learn about...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA attends State Convention

Article by Crooks

This years Ohio State FFA Convention and Expo was held May 4-5 at the Ohio State Fairgrounds.The chapter took a tour of the Anthony Thomas Chocolate Factory to learn how chocolate was made, and more specifically their fine chocolates they sell in house before we attended...Read More »

FFA Banquet 2017

On Thursday, April 13th the Hardin Northern FFA Chapter held its annual member banquet. There were 65 members in attendance along with numerous parents, staff and community members. This banquet marked a year end celebration of success for chapter members and served as a thank you to the...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA participates in National FFA week

By FFA reporter, Claira Wilson

To kick off National FFA week at Hardin Northern, Ohio State graduate, Demi Snider spoke to the students about how to achieve purpose in our agricultural fields. Hardin Northern FFA students showed their FFA pride by participating in patriotic day, western Wednesday,...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA Welcomes State Officer

By Hardin Northern FFA Reporter, Claira Wilson

The Hardin Northern FFA Chapter hosted the Ohio FFA Association Vice President at Large Trisha Seckel on January 25, 2017. Trisha spoke to all agriculture classes using several activities and games to illustrate valuable leadership and communication skills. The Hardin Northern officer team had...Read More »

Hardin Northern FFA Greenhand Ceremony

By Harin Northern FFA Reporter, Claira Wilson

Hardin Northern FFA is proud to introduce it’s ten new greenhands: (Back row left to right) Frank McCoy, Daylin Pees, Ella King, MaKayla Jolliff, Nicolette O’Brien, Brayden Flowers, (Front row left to right) Ayden Mundy, Tristan Steele, Wesley Pryor, and...Read More »

FFA Blood Drive

By: FFA Reporter, Claira Wilson

The Hardin Northern FFA, in cooperation with the Central Ohio American Red Cross, will be hosting a blood drive Tuesday, February 14th in the Agricultural Education Building from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact the...Read More »