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Asheboro Zoo FFA Chapter members pose for a quick photo before a walk through the zoo and greenhouses to look at plants.

The School at a Zoo

Most high school students would jump at the chance to spend half their school day at the local zoo. That’s certainly the case at Asheboro High School (AHS), in North Carolina, where students are participating in a new agricultural education program at the nearby North Carolina Zoo. For the past 10 years, AHS has partnered... Read more »... Read more »
Southern Wayne FFA members Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman work for local swine farms. Swine production is a major industry in North Carolina.

Mighty Fine Swine

Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman of the Southern Wayne FFA Chapter in North Carolina are living proof that you don’t have to grow up on a farm to have a successful career in agriculture. Both Hunter, 17, and J.D., 20, work on Wayne County, N.C., hog farms, where they raise hogs for Maxwell Foods, a... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces

Featured FFA Face – Evan Gunter, Province Grove High School FFA

Evan is the secretary of his FFA chapter with aspirations of becoming a state officer. He has been involved with numerous agriculture-related activities and fundraisers. Evan has been showing Holsteins since he was 8 years old and has started his own dairy herd. Evan hopes to attend college and become the North Carolina agriculture commissioner.... Read more »

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