86th State Convention FFA Convention April 26-28, 2015

These chapters will be covered on KNUJ AM 860 and on-air broadcast times are listed next to each school. Click on the school name to view podcasts, images and sponsors.

Belle Plaine   May 5 2:15pm
Buffalo Lake/Hector/Stewart  May 5 3:52pm
Cedar Mountain  May 4 2:15PM
Central  April 30 3:52pm
Fairmont  May 5 10:32am
GFW  May 1 1:32pm, May 4 9:52am
Glencoe/Silver Lake  May 1 2:15pm
Hutchinson  May 5 2:49pm
LCWM  April 28 1:15pm, April 28 2:49pm
Martin County West  May 6 1:32pm
Mountain Lake  April 30 1:15pm
New Ulm  April 27 6:10pm, April 28 10:25am, 3:52pm, May 5 1:32pm
Nicollet  April 27 2:15pm, May 6 10:32am
Red Rock Central  May 4 3:52pm
Redwood Valley  
St. James  April 27 2:49pm
Sibley East   April 29 5:52pm,May 1 9:52am
Sleepy Eye  April 28 2:15pm, April 29 10:25am, April 30 10:25a, 2:49pm
South Central Academy  May 1 2:49pm
Springfield April 29 9:52am,  April 30 2:15pm, May 1 10:25am
Tracy/Milroy/Balaton  April 29 6:15pm,
Wabasso  May 4 10:31am
Westbrook/Walnut Grove  May 4 2:49pm
Miscellaneous  April 27 1:15pm, May 4 1:32pm

Convention Sponsors:

Upper Midwest Management – MN Corn Growers - Citizens Bank - Ag Star Financial Services -Nutra Flo Liquid Plant Food - MN Pork Producers - Upper Midwest Management - MN Corn Growers - NorthStar Genetics

Kibble Equipment – Miller Sellner – Springfield Public School – Nicollet Lions – Enter’s Liquid Fertilizer – Schmidt’s Meat Market –  First National Bank MN – George’s City Meats – Farmer’s Co-op – Sturm Seeds -Integrity Bank – Highwater Ethanol – First Security Agency – South Point Credit Union –  Chuck Spaeth Ford – Redwood Electric – West Brook Ag Power – First Security Bank – Clements Lumber – American Family – Brown County Free Fair – Searles Well Drilling – New Ulm PUblic Schools – Fairfax Ag – South Central Grain & Energy – Winthrop Telephone Co – Palmyra Farmers Ins – Brownton Co-op – United FCS – CCFE – Farmers Union Industries – Loftness – Sleepy Eye Auction Market – Citizens Bank – Community Ins – Maday Motors – Renville Sibley Co-op – Panning Bros. – Srpingfield Co-op & Creamery – Nicollet County Bank –  WFS MLBO – Tri County Implement – Modeling L/C Mutual – New Ulm Hub Club – Crystal View Eye Center – South Central Electric – Nicollet Co Pork Producers – Don Sanderson Agency – UFC – BENCO – New Ulm Regional Vet – Wakefield Pork 


Mariucci Arena was the site of last nights State FFA program.  Over 2000 FFA members were in attendance.  Recognition included 2015 FFA Hall of Fame inductees and this years State FFA Degree Recipients.  Coverage continues today from the convention on KNUJ AM 860 and knuj.net.

KNUJ’s FFA Broadcast crew of Larry Baumgardt, left, and Jim Bartels bring years of broadcast and FFA expertise to the airwaves each year from both the National and State FFA Conventions.


 KNUJ’s Jim Bartels, along with Lisa Hoefs at National FFA Convention.  Hoefs, a New Ulm native,
received the Honorary American Degree at this years convention in Louisville.


Thursday nights always feature the best FFA talent in the nation. This singer was rated in the top 3!