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Area students are winners in FFA proficiency categories; finalists for proficiency awards

Two FFA members in Mercer County are national finalists this year for proficiency awards. Others from chapters at Trenton and Gallatin are listed as winners of medals in their proficiency areas. Brylee Williams of the Princeton FFA Chapter is among four finalists across the country for a national award in swine production entrepreneurship. Zach Main […]

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Area FFA students win statewide agriculture proficiency awards

Members of FFA Chapters at Trenton, Linn County of Purdin, Chillicothe, Milan, and Gallatin have won statewide agriculture proficiency awards from the Missouri FFA Association. Winners of proficiency awards were announced by current state officers using video on the Missouri FFA Facebook page. More winners are to be recognized throughout this week in lieu of […]

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Annual Greenhand Conference to be held on campus of NCMC in Trenton

The annual Greenhand Motivational Conference for Area 2 FFA Chapters will be hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton on Wednesday, January 8th. The Conference is co-sponsored by NCMC and MFA Incorporated. Thirty area high schools are expected to bring approximately 400 agriculture students to meet state FFA officers and learn more about the […]

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman John Wood earns the honor for lifelong work to raise cattle on grass and market specialty meats says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. His work makes a significant economic impact […]

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National FFA organization announces record student membership of more than 700,000

The National FFA Organization today announced a record-high student membership of 700,170, up from 669,989 in 2018. The top six student membership states are Texas, California, Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Missouri. Interest in FFA and agricultural education continues to grow as membership continues to increase. This year, the organization has more than 100,000 Latino members, […]

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North Central Missouri Fair officials announce winners of Rock Barn exhibits

Awards have been announced from the Rock Barn area of this year’s North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Seventy-eight youth entered a number of categories, with entries coming from the general public, FFA chapters, and 4-H clubs. Seven youth participated in the special woodworking category, with prizes sponsored by Moore’s Construction and Woodworking. Individuals participating […]