MO FFA Today E-Newsletter

MAY 2020 EDITION
2020 MO FFA Convention Theme

Missouri FFA Takes Awards Virtual

The results are in! In case you missed it, Missouri FFA went virtual to announce this year’s state proficiency award winners, state degree recipients and star finalists as well as the National Chapter Awards program. You can catch up on all of the winners and hear Brenden Kleiboeker’s final thoughts as State FFA President online at https://missouriffa.org/2020-convention/

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Four Years Too Fast

Following in the footsteps of her dad and older brother, Janet Adkison hit the ground running the moment she put on her first blue corduroy jacket. Having grown up on a beef cattle farm in Houston, Missouri, Adkison had a deeply rooted passion for agriculture she was ready to expand upon in FFA.

“I tried to be involved in as much as I could in FFA,” she said. “I have to attribute that to my family because they encouraged me and also helped me to do so.”

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Janet Adkison, RFD-TV anchor and past MO FFA Member
Ozarks technical community college agriculture program is growing, everchanging

Keeping Up In Ag

Ozarks technical community college agriculture program is growing, everchanging

 

At a time when the agricultural industry is constantly growing, shifting and innovating, schools offering degrees in agriculture must do the same. The Richwood Valley Campus and Agricultural Training Center are allowing the Ozark Technical Community College’s (OTC) agriculture program to do just that.

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Tough Times Never Last,
Tough People Do

From the Dust Bowl and Great Depression of the 1930s, to the American farm crisis of the 1980s to the unprecedented floods of 1993 and even to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, our industry has persevered one struggle at a time. Agriculturalists embody resilience and adaptability. FFA members, you too can become adaptable to whatever life throws your way.
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Andrew Moore

Dates and Deadlines!

A number of registration deadlines for conferences and other FFA activities are coming up!
Check out the complete list on the web at https://missouriffa.org