NEWS

Orion FFA to be on TV

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

RFD-TV will showcase the Orion FFA chapter on “This Week in Agribusiness” from Saturday, July 19, through Monday, July 21.

Two of the nation’s most well-known farm broadcasters, Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong, host the one-hour show on the 24-hour television network serving rural America.

The “FFA Chapter Tribute” segment will include information about the Orion group’s history, activities and commnunity service.

Also included will be photos of students and their activities.

Chapter president Amelia Martens said no TV crews will be in Orion. The chapter is sending information and photos to the show.

Viewers can see the Orion FFA at 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on July 19; 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 20; and 8 a.m. on July 21. All times are Central Daylight Time.

RFD-TV is on Channel 231, Dish Network, and Channel 379, DirecTV.

Several cable systems also carry it.