Monthly Archives: April 2016

2016 BSAA Plant Science – Floating Leaf Discs (Photosynthesis)

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BSAA Plant Science conducts an experiment using baking soda solution and plastic syringe to draw all the air out of a leaf disc causing it to sink in solution. Lamp supplies light energy to stimulate the photosynthetic process to produce oxygen in the leaf disc  causing the disc to float again.

2016 Agriscience Wind Power Labs

Agriscience classes research using miniature wind turbines the effects of blade material, number of blades, blade length, and blade pitch on the voltage, amperage, and power output. The wind blade competition at the end of the unit challenged the groups to produce blades with the highest power output.

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2016 Section FFA Agriculture Mechanics Career Development Event

April 19, 2016
Host: Bureau Valley FFA
7 Teams
32 Individuals
Rank Team  Points
1 Bureau Valley 341
2 Stark County 298
3 Princeton 267
4 Geneseo 193
5 Cambridge 181
6 Orion 171
7 Riverdale 121
     
  Surveying  
1 Ethan Scholl – SC 87
2 Rick Lootens – BV 84
3 Jacob Bicket-P 59
4 Ben Schillinger – Gen 27
5 Chase Green – R 22
6 Cody Granchier-O 20
7 Hannah Thompson – C 15
     
  Welding  
1 Travis Baldwin-R 63
2 Aaron Sears – P 55
3 James Dobbles – C 47
4 Shawn Christensen – BV 47
5 Hudson Elsasser – SC 41
6 Seth Nelson – G 37
7 Austin Anderson – O 28
     
  Electricity  
1 Mike Steelman – SC 88
2 Tom Brummel – BV 71
3 James Bickett – P 65
4 Matthew Engell – O 61
5 Jon Hanneh – G 51
6 Jacob Dobbles – C 32
     
  Agricultural  Power  
1 Jay Norden – BV 85
2 Tom Clifton – O 62
3 Cole Wright – P 55
4 Alix Olson – C 48
5 Bailey Real – SC 43
6 Braeden Keller – G 37
     
  Carpentry  
1 Chase Gripp – BV 54
2 Tyler Taets – G 41
3 Jon Rummerfield – SC 39
4 Tanner Coziahr – C 39
5 Jacob Lester – R 36
6 Colton Youngren – P 33

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Hudson Elsasser, Bailey Real, Mike Steelman, Ethan Scholl, and Jon Rummerfield.

2016 Syringe Hydraulic Robot Project – Introduction to the Agriculture Industry

Work = Force x Distance

Power = Work / Time

Horsepower = power / 550 ft.-lbs. per second

Horsepower = power / 33000 ft.-lbs. per minute

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2016 Alex Morgan Memorial FFA Trapshoot and Archery

Tyler Gosnell and Cobe Miller participated in the Geneseo Spring Trapshoot renamed the Alex Morgan Memorial Trapshoot for a Geneseo FFA Officer who passed away this past year.

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