Butler FFA dairy cattle team wins state competition

Butler FFA dairy cattle team wins state competition


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

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – The Butler FFA Chapter won the dairy cattle evaluation career development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 61 teams in the competition.

The team members include Talli Madison, Bailey Cox, Maddox Fennewald and Reana Van Voorst. Madison was named top individual, Cox placed second, Fennewald placed sixth and Voorst placed 94th out of 223 participants. The Butler FFA advisor is Chuck Reece.

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 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 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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