Submitted by Yelm Community Schools

The FFA Chapter from Yelm High School will be showcased this weekend, September 16-18, 2017, on “This Week In AgriBusiness”, a weekly, one-hour television agri-news program hosted by two of the country’s most well-known farm broadcasters Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson.

The Yelm High School FFA chapter was  chosen as a finalist to compete for a 2016 Model of Excellence award, the highest honor awarded to a chapter by the National FFA Organization. FFA Officers (from left) Thomas Pablo, Jozie Reid and Maggie Scotto with Advisor Lisa Todisco. Photo courtesy: Yelm Community Schools.

The Yelm FFA Chapter Tribute will include information about the chapter’s history, activities and community service. It also includes several photos of the students and their participation in chapter activities. Soundbite from Yelm FFA graduate Maggie’s Scotto’s interview at the 2016 FFA National Convention.

Viewers can see the Yelm FFA Chapter Tribute during “This Week In AgriBusiness” which is aired on RFD-TV, a 24-hour television network for rural America. RFD-TV is carried on Dish Network channel 231 and on DirecTV channel 345, as well as a number of other cable systems. “This Week In AgriBusiness” airs four times on RFD-TV throughout the weekend. Broadcast (Central Time Zone) are:

  • 7:00 a.m. on Saturday
  • 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sundays
  • 8:00 a.m. on Mondays
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