FFA

Area FFA teams do well in judging event at Savannah

Princeton had three FFA judging teams win first place and another took second in various categories during career development events Monday in Savannah. Princeton won first place in horses, livestock, and dairy cattle; second in meats judging, and other teams finished fourth both in poultry and the FFA knowledge event.  Among other first place FFA teams […]

FFA

Area schools compete in FFA judging event in Lathrop

In career development event results from the Lathrop judging day on Monday, March 11, 2019, the Princeton FFA had two teams win first place while teams from Trenton, Grundy R-5, Gallatin, Hamilton, South Harrison, and Putnam County each had one first-place finish. Princeton took top honors at Lathrop in horse evaluations. Individually, Payton Goodin was […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

MOASK IRC Missouri Ag Skills and Knowledge Industry Recognized Credential

High School students in agriculture education courses receive technical skills certificates

High school students enrolled in agriculture education courses have the unique opportunity to go beyond the classroom and learn real-world applications in a number of disciplines. Whether it is in agricultural mechanics, livestock evaluation, or a dozen other areas of learning, the Missouri Agricultural Skills and Knowledge Assessment Industry Recognized Credential (MOASK IRC) program recognizes […]