Miller FFA agronomy team places third in state competition
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2023 – The Miller FFA Chapter places third in the agronomy career development event at the 95th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 60 teams in the competition.
The team members include Addison Stockton, Owen Pritchett, Spencer Bowles and Lillie Ricketts. Stockton placed 10th, Pritchett placed 14th, Bowles placed 15th and Ricketts placed 51st out of 228 participants. The Miller FFA advisors are Emily Krase and Jacob Noblitt.
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 back left are Owen Pritchett and Spencer Bowles. Pictured from front left are Advisor Jacob Noblitt, Lillie Picketts, Addison Stockton, and Advisor Emily Krase.