The Springport Agriscience Program and FFA Chapter was chartered in 1940 and has been growing since. The program curriculum is intra-curricular, combining classroom and laboratory instruction with leadership training, and work experience.The projects listed that are a part of the agriscience program fulfill the FFA's mission of "learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, and living to serve."

Please also visit our FFA Chapter web page hosted by our AET account: http://www.springport.theaet.com/, or Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/springport.ffa

* ATTENTION State Degree Recipients & AG CTE Completers - Fill out this form in order to take advantage of 6 FREE MSU CREDITS and turn it in with a copy of your State Degree certificate & Transcript

* 2017 Leadership Contest Results
* Eaton County 4H Website
* VIDEO Link - 2015 National Finals in the Novice Parliamentary Procedure Contest - Chapter Conduct of Meetings

UPCOMING FFA EVENTS (2016-2017 FFA Calendar):

  • March:
    • 1 - HS FFA Meeting
    • 5 - Pre-States Critique Night – Library – 6pm
    • 6 - Summer SAE Interest Meetings (Lamb Show Team, Fair)
    • 8-10 - State FFA Convention, MSU
    • 13 - Online Lamb Sale with RockinH - https://wlivestock.com/Willoughby/Consigner/rockinh
    • 21 - MAEAP Verification Open House, 6pm, SHS Ag Dept.
    • 21 - Labor Auction, 7pm, Cafeteria
    • 30 - Chapter Officer Applications Due
    • 30 - 8th Grade Recruitment In-class Workshop (before spring break)
  • April:
    • 3 - Marketing plan papers due & Ag Skills Registration Due
    • 9 - FFA Chapter Officer Interviews
    • 10 - HS FFA Meeting *Elections*
    • 13 - FAIR Parent Meeting – MS/YFA – Fair Forms 6:30-7:30 pm, HS Room 310
    • 13 - Spartan Sparkle
    • 18 - Project RED (Jackson Fairgrounds) – during school
    • 19 - FFA Lamb Sale
    • 21 - State FFA Agricultural Skills Contest, Michigan State University
    • 20 - Adopt-a-Highway after school
    • 23 - Regional Officer Interviews 1:00 pm Jonesville
    • 24 - All Fair Entries and Camping Forms Due to Mrs. Merrill
    • 29 - Awesome 5K, 10K & Kids’ Fun Run, 9:00 am
    • 30 - Starter Calf weigh-in/tagging
    • 30- May 1 - Region II Camp, Somerset Beach Campground
  • May:
    • 3 - HS FFA Meeting
    • 17 - Banquet & Silent Auction, 6pm dinner, awards 7pm, cafeteria, plant sale
    • 15 - The following items are due to the State FFA Office: American Degree Apps, Proficiency State Winner's Apps, National Chapter Apps, National Band, National Chorus and National Talent Apps
    • LAMB SHOW TEAM (Hastings)
    • 31 - June HS FFA Meeting
  • June:
    • 21-23 - Summer MAAE Teacher Conf.
    • 24 - Springport Sheep Showcase (LAMB SHOW TEAM)
    • 23-25 - Springport Summer Festival Weekend Washington DC Leadership Conference (WLC)
    • 26 - Decorations Meeting for Fair, 5:30 pm
  • July:
    • 11-12 - SLCCO & SLCRO Conferences
    • 9-15 - Eaton County Fair
    • 13 - State FFA Livestock Judging Contest
    • TBA - POA Camp

Springport FFA Chapter Accomplishments:

    • Models of Innovation National Finalist 2015 in Chapter Development
    • Models of Innovation National Finalist 2010 in Chapter Development and Community Development
    • Models of Innovation National Finalist 2009 in Student Development and Community Development
    • #1 Chapter in Michigan for 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2015 with Gold State Ratings every year in National Chapter since 1998

Springport Agriscience Program, PO Box 100, 300 W. Main St., Springport MI 49284
Phone: (517)857-3475, Fax: (517)857-3251, Email: megan.merrill@springportschools.net
Instructors: Megan Merrill and Pat Henne