Stanwood High School FFA Country Living Expo

Country Living

May 15, 2015
Stanwood High School, in cooperation with the Skagit County Livestock Advisor program (Livestock Masters), hosts the Country Living Expo every year on the last Saturday in January. The event includes 180 to 190 classes on agricultural topics. The students in agricultural mechanics and horticulture programs also teach topics such as arc welding and floral design.... Read more »... Read more »
Annah Dobson, WI Hereford Princess

Hear, Hear, Hereford Princess

May 15, 2015
Annah Dobson is no ordinary beauty queen. As a third-year Wisconsin Hereford Princess, her royalty comes not from her ability to smile and wave, but her dedication to promoting the Hereford cattle industry. Annah’s duties as princess include attending various cattle shows, handing out ribbons and trophies, attending livestock sales and banquets, and representing the... Read more »... Read more »
Farm Facts About Eggs

Vetted for the Future

May 15, 2015
Pioneer FFA members are preparing for the future by enrolling in a veterinary science class and working with animals on the school farm. The farm has sheep, goats, chickens, miniature horses and other animals. The school raises 30 laying hens and sells the eggs to pay students to come in on the weekends and during... Read more »... Read more »
Mitch Malone

FFA Featured Face – Mitch Malone

May 15, 2015
As Illinois Section 23 secretary, Mitch was the first member of his chapter elected to a section officer position. His leadership skills also earned him the honor of being among the top 10 chapter presidents in Illinois.... Read more »
Learn more about FFA Featured Face, Sierra Cristie, from Maryland.

FFA Featured Face – Sierra Cristie

May 15, 2015
Sierra’s horse judging and riding projects have given her the experience to volunteer at a local horse rescue and a therapeutic riding center for physically and mentally disabled children and adults.... Read more »
Drake Davis

FFA Faces – Drake Davis

May 15, 2015
Drake’s agricultural interests range from soil judging and floriculture to parliamentary procedure and tractor restoration. For the past two years, he has made it into the top 12 in the nation for his tractor restorations.... Read more »
Victoria Jenks

FFA Featured Face – Victoria Jenks

May 15, 2015
This extremely active junior served as her chapter’s reporter and competed in job interview and extemporaneous speaking. Victoria has been accepted to Texas A&M University, where she plans to study animal science.... Read more »
Doretha Moorman

FFA Featured Face – Doretha Moorman

May 15, 2015
Doretha has competed in parliamentary procedure and agriculture sales. In college, she plans to study primary education and hopes to use the skills she developed through FFA to teach young children to be curious and intelligent.... Read more »
Alligator farm

Gator Girl

May 15, 2015
Most people are surprised when they learn what 20-year-old Chelsea Brooks of Christmas, Fla., does for a living. The quiet blonde who graduated from East River High School in 2013 raises alligators at Brooks Brothers Alligator Farm, a third-generation family business located near Orlando. Chelsea’s grandfather, Herman Brooks, started the alligator farm in 1969, and... Read more »... Read more »
Jared Knobbe

He’s Not Horsin’ Around

May 15, 2015
When Imperial, Ne., FFA member Jared Knobbe started a horseshoeing business as a supervised agricultural experience program (SAE) his sophomore year of high school, he had no idea that skill would eventually put him through college. Now a senior at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Jared continues to operate his horseshoeing business, JK Horseshoeing... Read more »... Read more »
=> Navigate