Buffalo FFA forestry team places third in state competition

Buffalo FFA forestry 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 Buffalo FFA Chapter placed third in the forestry career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 22 teams in the competition.

The team members include Corbin Jasper, Patience Bennett and Jade Williams. Jasper was named top individual in the state, Bennett placed 14th, and Williams placed 24th out of 76 participants. The Buffalo FFA advisors are MaryAnn Boro and Joey Stokes.

The forestry CDE tests the diversity of the FFA members’ knowledge of the forestry industry. Students must be proficient in tree equipment identification, forest management, forestry applications and also take a general knowledge exam.

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 left are Bennett, Williams, Jasper and Advisor Joey Stokes.

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