Pierce City FFA poultry team wins state competition

Pierce City FFA poultry team wins state competition


Katelyn McCoy: 417-763-8920
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: [email protected]
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 17, 2024 – The Pierce City FFA Chapter won the poultry evaluation career development event at the 96th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 47 teams in the competition.

Team members include Elizabeth Sharp, Chloe Raley, Mailey Alber and Emma Hunt. Out of 181 participants, Sharp placed first, Raley placed 18th, Alber placed 26th, and Hunt placed 35th. The Pierce FFA Chapter advisors are Allison Fix and Isaac Melin. 

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 26,830 members representing 362 chapters. The national organization has more than 945,000 members representing 9,163 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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: Chloe Raley, Elizabeth Sharp, Mailey Alber, Emma Hunt, Isaac Melin(advisor)

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