Stockton FFA agronomy team places second in state competition
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2023 – The Stockton FFA Chapter places second in the agronomy career development event at the 95th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 60 teams in the competition.
The team members include Brigham Lee, Owen Garver, Sarah Taylor and Vanessa Nail. Lee placed fifth, Garver placed sixth, Taylor placed 12th and Nail placed 18th out of 228 participants. The Stockton FFA advisors are Brandon Neil and Jim Phillips.
Individuals in this contest evaluate crop production and factors that influence the quality of seed and forage crops.
Sponsored by University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, this contest is one way FFA prepares student members for career success. CDEs engage students in learning and make a real connection to lifetime goals.
The Missouri FFA has 26,716 members representing 356 chapters. The national organization has more than 850,000 members representing 8,995 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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Pictured from front left are Advisor Jim Phillips, Vanessa Nail, and Sarah Taylor. Pictured from back left are Brigham Lee and Owen Garver.