Republic FFA dairy cattle evaluation and management team places third in state competition

Republic FFA dairy cattle evaluation and management team places third 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 Republic FFA Chapter placed third 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 Konner Norman, Marshal Brim, Emma Hankins and Jaren Hester. Norman placed fifth, Brim placed seventh, Hankins placed 24th and Hester placed 42nd out of 94 participants. The Republic FFA advisors are David Mareth, Duane Melton and Cody Stewart.

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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