Madison FFA dairy cattle evaluation and management team places second in state competition

Madison FFA dairy cattle evaluation and management team places second in state competition

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Madison FFA Chapter placed second in the dairy cattle evaluation and management career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 25 teams in the competition.

The team members include Hunter Stockhorst, Peyton Hook, Mallory Greiwe and Joe O’Bannon. Stockhorst placed second, Hook placed tenth, Greiwe placed 19th and Obbannon placed 32nd out of 94 participants. The Madison FFA advisor is Katie Wantland.

Individuals in this event are scored based on how well they apply dairy cattle evaluation skills learned in the classroom. Each team evaluates six classes of four dairy cattle and presents oral reasons on their evaluations.

Sponsored by University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, this CDE is one way the FFA prepares student members for career success. CDEs engage student learning and make a real connection to lifetime goals.

The Missouri FFA has 25,662 members representing 351 chapters. The national organization has more than 760,000 members representing 8,739 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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From front left: Advisor Katie Wantland, Hook and Greiwe

From back left: O’Bannon and Stockhorst

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