With the Growmark System’s geographic footprint growing rapidly over the last few years, the organization is excited to announce expanded eligibility for the 2022 GROWMARK FFA Essay Contest to the entire United States. Previously, it had been limited to FFA members in several Midwestern states.
From the loud sounds, to the thick smoke, we are excited to announce that the Gustine FFA Truck and Tractor Pulls are back. This year Gustine FFA will host the 36th annual truck and tractor pulls on Sept. 18 at the Gustine High School track. The show will start at 5:00 pm.
The FFA programs at Orestimba and Gustine high schools take great and extensive pride in providing each of their students with the skills and practice they will need for their agriculture futures.
Colby Gomes of Gustine with Hilmar FFA participated in a junior livestock show at the Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock. He competed in the intermediate FFA Dairy Showmanship, where he advanced to the finals. Gomes secured a Showmanship win in the intermediate final round. He also received t…
On Sunday, July 4 members from the Gustine FFA showed their patriotism by participating in the Gustine Fourth of July parade. For many years Gustine FFA has looked forward to walking in the parade and we were glad to once again have the opportunity to participate this year.
Two Gustine FFA members participated in the in-person Merced-Mariposa Cattlemen’s Association (MMCA) show and sale June 18-19 at the Merced County Fairgrounds. Gustine FFA members Kaitlin Dores and Garret Gomes took part in the weekend show.
Gustine FFA members took part in the Merced County Fair livestock show and sale from June 8-12. The fun filled week looked a little different this year, as there were no carnival rides, concerts, or tractor pulls. Gustine FFA members were thankful that the fair board members allowed for them…
American Legion, Manuel M. Lopes Post 240, Auxiliary recently installed officers for 2021-22. Pictured, from left, are Sharon Andrade, treasurer; Audrey McIntyre, president; Vickie Allen, District 12 auxiliary president; Diane Milbauer, chaplain; and MaryAnn Watson, vice president.
Members of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, Council 7, Gustine-Newman recently held their first in-person meeting since the start of the pandemic. Members enjoyed a pizza party. Members wore their favorite Portuguese colors, and celebrated Father’s Day as the June challenge.