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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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Gallatin senior announced as winner of Equine Science Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award

The Missouri FFA Association Tuesday night announced a member of the Gallatin chapter, Tom Joe Crouse, won the Equine Science Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award. The category is among 46 in which state winners and runners-up were recognized. Tom Crouse, a senior at Gallatin R-5 High School, is the son of Gene and Carrie Crouse. His supervised […]

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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 […]

Mackenzie McAtee, Kidridge Griffin and Matthew Slater

Trenton FFA Students qualify for state in Proficiency Award judging

Twelve Trenton FFA members participated in the Area 2 Proficiency Award judging on Wednesday night. Those receiving first place and qualifying for state are Mackenzie McAtee in Ag Sales-Placement, Matthew Slater in Dairy Production-Placement, Kidridge Griffin in Diversified Ag Production, and Grace Allen in Veterinary Science. Receiving second place were Kidridge Griffin in Equine Science-Entrepreneurship […]

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Two northern Missouri students are national winners of agriculture proficiency awards at FFA Convention

Northern Missouri has two first-place national winners of agriculture proficiency awards at the annual FFA Convention. They are Kylynn Mallen of Cameron and Amelia Liebhart of the Bucklin Chapter. Two other national finalists represented northern Missouri. Teresa Yoder of Trenton and Addison Burns of Gallatin were in the top four of their respective ag proficiency […]

Teresa Yoder Meat Processing

T.K.’s Processing, owned by Teresa Yoder, brings business experience and awards

For a 17- or 18-year-old, procrastination often comes easy. Yet digging in and getting the work done is what helped Trenton FFA member Teresa Yoder become a national finalist in the agricultural processing proficiency award area. T.K.’s Processing is a 50/50 joint venture Yoder owns with her mom. The supervised agricultural experience project came about […]

Beekeeping

Trenton FFA member, Colton Roy, raises bees for Supervised Agricultural Experience project

A member of the Trenton FFA Chapter raises bees for his Supervised Agricultural Experience project. Trenton High School sophomore Colton Roy started raising bees his eighth-grade year and received the Trenton FFA Chapter Specialty Animal Production and Care Proficiency Award at last school year’s Chapter Banquet. He says it is important to make sure bees […]

Wildlife Management

Tyler Phillips of Mound City receives second-place FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award

Tyler Phillips of Mound City received the second-place Missouri FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Phillips, a junior at Mound City R-II High School, is the son of Matt and Brittany Phillips. He is a member of the Mound City FFA Chapter. His advisor is Connor Dignan. Phillips’ supervised agricultural […]

Honorary FFA Degree

Honorary State FFA Degrees bestowed on area residents

At the state convention. the Missouri FFA Association has presented HONORARY state degrees to several education agriculture leaders and officials. Among the recipients from northern Missouri are Carmen Buller of Kirksville, Brooke Swindler of Norborne, Connor Dignan of Mound City, Tom Zweifel of Maryville; Jason Dimmitt and Ashley McCarty – both of Kirksville. Carmen Buller […]