Career Development Events

FFA judging teams compete in Northwest Missouri District Career Development Events

Numerous FFA judging teams qualified for state competition following the Northwest Missouri District Career Development Events held on Tuesday. Many individuals from area chapters ranked high in the events but are identified only by their initials according to the online results. For agronomy, Gilman city was 1st and North Harrison 4th. Others eligible for state […]

Career Development Events

Results from the Northeast Missouri District Career Development Events competition

The Newtown-Harris FFA Chapter had the top-ranked team in dairy foods during the Northeast Missouri District Career Development Event competition held on Monday. Three team members individually placed in the top seven: Johannes Oaks was 1st Carly Smith 5th Grant Oaks was 7th Team results for Dairy Foods: Putnam county was 2nd Bucklin 5th Brookfield […]

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Phyllis Jackson and Dr. Amy Patel are 2022 NCMC Commencement Speakers

Foundation Board Member and Distinguished Alumna Phyllis Jackson of Trenton, MO, and Dr. Amy Patel, Medical Director of The Breast Care Center at Liberty Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, will give the commencement addresses at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri, on May 7, […]

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Audio: Trenton Middle School FCCLA students raising money through “Egg My Yard” campaign

The Trenton Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America will hide Easter eggs in yards as a fundraiser for the group’s general fund. FCCLA members will hide eggs for children on April 16th for Egg My Yard. Eighth-grade student Ali Cox reports there are four egg packages community members can purchase.     […]

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Milan and Newtown-Harris perform well at Northeast Missouri District FFA Leadership Development competition

Among results from the Northeast Missouri District Leadership Development events, the Milan C-2 School had a team place 2nd in FFA knowledge. The team is among ten that qualified for state competition during April in Columbia. Twenty-one teams competed in the FFA knowledge competition on Monday. Other results show Grant Oaks of the Newtown-Harris FFA […]

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Results for the Northwest Missouri FFA District competition

The Gilman City FFA Chapter had a team capture first place on Wednesday in the Northwest Missouri FFA District FFA knowledge competition. Gilman City also had the top three ranked individuals. Chillicothe’s team placed second, North Harrison was fourth, and Braymer was seventh. The top eight teams at district qualified for state competition next month […]

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Audio: Thursday results from agriculture competition on the NCMC campus

North Central Missouri College and area agriculture instructors hosted competition on Thursday on the NCMC campus and Barton farm campus in Trenton. Students from many northern Missouri high schools competed in 13 judging categories. With an edited list of results involving the top placings among area FFA Chapters, here’s KTTN’s John Anthony.  

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North Missouri FFA chapters take top honors in career development competition in Marshall

FFA Chapters in Chillicothe, Meadville, Gilman City, and Green City had teams place in the top six for career development contests on Tuesday, hosted by the Marshall FFA Alumni. Chillicothe received first place in team competition among 23 teams in livestock judging. Chillicothe’s knowledge team placed third out of 25. Meadville FFA had its entomology […]

MDC is offering Free Hunter Education Classes during August in four Northwest Missouri communities

Missouri Department of Conservation to offer free hunter education skills classes in March and April

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering free upcoming hunter education skills sessions in northwest Missouri. Participants will earn the safety certificate needed to obtain hunting permits. These sessions will teach and test participants for safe firearms handling and basic hunting skills.    The sessions offered and links to register include: Chillicothe from 5:30 to 9:30 […]

FFA Week

Audio: Trenton High School FFA members to celebrate FFA Week with daily activities

Five senior members of the Trenton FFA chapter stopped at KTTN Monday morning and were guests on Open Line promoting National FFA Week. The week began on Sunday when 26 members of the chapter attended services at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton. Chapter President Colton Roy gave the morning message. Junior officers of […]

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Trenton FFA Chapter does well in areas of proficiency

The Trenton FFA Chapter had five first-place winners and state qualifiers for Area 2 Proficiency Awards. Those receiving awards were Colton Roy in Ag Processing, Makenzee Epperson in Dairy Production Placement, Jesse Huber-Bethards in Grain Production, Kaci Persell in Outdoor Recreation, and Gracyn Rongey in Vegetable Production. Eight Trenton FFA entries received second place. They […]

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Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe FFA Chapter to hold luncheon

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe FFA Chapter will hold a luncheon for businesses, individuals, and families that are part of the agriculture base for the region. The annual Salute to Agriculture will be at the Mervyn W. Jenkins Expo Center on the Litton Agri-Science Campus near Chillicothe on February 18th. Lunch will […]

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Audio: Chillicothe FFA Chapter to celebrate National FFA Week with full slate of activities

The Chillicothe FFA Chapter has activities planned next week to celebrate National FFA Week. Chapter President Joshua Eckert says the activities include attending the service at the First Baptist Church of Chillicothe February 20th at 10:15 in the morning and bowling at the Fast Lane of Chillicothe at 1 o’clock in the afternoon for FFA […]

American Farm Bureau Federation president Zippy Duvall spoke at the organization’s 2022 annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia (photo provided by American Farm Bureau Federation)

American Farm Bureau Federation claims it’s the ‘voice of agriculture,’ Others beg to differ

(Missouri Independent) – This story was originally published as a collaboration between Investigate Midwest and Watchdog Writers Group. The American Farm Bureau Federation calls itself the “voice of agriculture,” a slogan it trademarked in 2007. But as the divide between agribusiness and small farmers has grown in recent decades, a unified voice of agriculture has become harder to […]