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MO FFA Today E-Newsletter

JULY 2018 EDITION

Skills to Last a Lifetime

Alumni Spotlight: Catching up with Doug Kueker

What has FFA taught you?

For former member Doug Kueker, his time in FFA provided him with life lessons, skills and opportunities he uses every day in his career.

“My experience in the classroom, laboratory and through FFA helped me develop the skills and character traits everyone needs to be successful – communication, being a team player, positively influencing others, time management, responsibility and more,” Kueker said.

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Is Your Leadership Explosive?

At FFA Camp there weren’t any fireworks exploding on the 4th of July. Still, FFA members exploded into leadership.
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They Make a Difference

Looking for a career in agriculture where you can make a difference in the lives of others? As the industry faces a national shortage of agricultural educators, those in the field share why they teach ag and why they want to see students succeed.
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Missouri State Fair Deadlines

FFA Building entries for the AgriScience Fair are due Aug. 1 to Steven Rogers. Contact Steven for more information at Steven.Rogers@dese.mo.gov. Other display entries for the state fair FFA building will be accepted after 3 p.m. Mon., Aug. 3 until 6 p.m. Tues., Aug. 7.
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2nd Annual Food Insecurity Day

Missouri FFA is pleased to partner with Missouri Farmers Care, Missouri State Fair, The Food Bank of Central & Northeast Missouri, Meals of Hope and Feeding Missouri to help fight childhood hunger and food insecurity.

The Drive to Feed Kids event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia as a part of an effort to educate the public about agriculture’s productivity and the challenges of combating hunger. The event coincides with the Missouri FFA Food Insecurity Service Day where hundreds of FFA members from across the state will come together to pack 100,000 meals for kids in need.

Missouri Farmers Care is seeking the partnership of companies and individuals to make its summer of service a success.

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