Neosho FFA poultry evaluation team places third in state competition

Neosho FFA poultry evaluation team places third in state competition


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SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Neosho FFA Chapter placed third in the poultry evaluation career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 25 teams in the competition.

The team members include Wyatt Ingram, Cooper Beaver, Hannah Fehring and Dakota Miller. Ingram placed ninth, Beaver placed tenth, Fehring placed 17th and Miller placed 43rd out of 89 participants. The Neosho FFA advisors are Kelin Kruse, Sara Morgan, Austin Steele and Jennifer Thogmartin.

The poultry teams evaluate, identify and present their findings on live production hens, ready-to-cook turkeys, processed poultry products, cartons of eggs and broiler parts. In addition, a multiple-choice test and a problem-solving section on poultry management and production are included in the scoring.

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: Ingram, Fehring, and Beaver

From back left: Miller and Advisor Austin Steele

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