2013 Career Success Tours

Career Success Tours provide FFA members with an up-close look at a wide variety of agricultural careers. The structure for the tours is patterned after the eight Agricultural Career Pathways: Agribusiness Systems; Animal Systems; Biotechnology Systems; Environmental Service Systems; Food Products and Processing Systems; Natural Resource Systems; Plant Systems; and Power, Structural and Technical Systems. The pathways help students explore, select and prepare for a career in agriculture matched to respective interests and talents.

Alltech National Horse Show Agricultural - Tour - SOLD OUT

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest: Grassland and Forest Habitat Management - SOLD OUT

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest: Sustainable Thinking and Design
Environmental Service Systems; Natural Resource Systems
Clermont, Ky.
Thur., Oct. 30, 9:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 1, 9:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Available spaces: 50 per tour
Want to be a part of a growing area in agriculture? Visit a grassland and forest habitat area at Bernheim and go “behind the scenes” to see how the staff manages the various habitats for biodiversity, conservation, stewardship and old-growth forest. Also, learn how to become a part of the natural resource field by learning about several career opportunities available.
Don’t forget to put on your weather appropriate attire as you will be up close with nature!

Churchill Downs - SOLD OUT

Consolidated Grain and Barge: Grain and Bulk River Terminal - SOLD OUT

Equine Services Surgical Hospital - SOLD OUT

Flavorman: Flavor First Beverage Development - SOLD OUT

Ford Louisville Assembly Plant - SOLD OUT

Fort Knox: Sustainable and Scientific Innovations in the U.S. Army - SOLD OUT

Fort Knox: Veterinary Care and Bat Preservation - SOLD OUT

Foxhollow Farm: Alternative Production Methods for Beef Cattle and Sheep - SOLD OUT

Harvest Home Dairy - SOLD OUT

Idemitsu - SOLD OUT

Kentucky Derby Museum - SOLD OUT

Koetter Woodworking and Koetter & Smith - SOLD OUT

Louisville Slugger Field - SOLD OUT

Louisville Water Company
Natural Resources Systems
Louisville, Ky.
Weds., Oct. 30 12:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Available spaces: 50 per tour
How does a facility produce more than 120 million gallons of water per day? Find out by visiting Louisville water facilities to meet with laboratory and engineering staff who are the “brains behind the operation.” Participants will receive information on careers and requirements for pursing jobs in the utility field.

Metro Sewage Department
Power, Structural & and Technical Systems; Environmental Service Systems
Louisville, Ky.
Thurs., Oct. 31, SOLD OUT
Fri., Nov. 1, 12:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Available spaces: 50 per tour
Do you ever wonder if there is anything productive we can do with human waste? The Morris Forman Water Quality Treatment Center has discovered how and treats 102 million gallons of wastewater per day! The solids removed during treatment are processed, treated and marketed to bulk agriculture as a fertilizer to grow the food we eat every day. Identify the sciences and processes used to produce high-quality waste and biosolids for beneficial use for production of YOUR food.

Papa John’s International - SOLD OUT

Purdue College of Technology
Power, Structural and Technical Systems
New Albany, Ind.
Fri., Nov. 1, 8:55 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. and 12:55 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. SOLD OUT
Available spaces: 50 per tour
Are you a problem solver who wants to be a part of handling real-world problems in the agricultural field? Come learn how from Purdue University professors, who are innovative and entrepreneurial industry leaders. Students will focus on how they can use mechanical and electrical engineering along with leadership and communication learned from FFA to solve these problems.

Sullivan University Culinary Arts - SOLD OUT

Three Chimneys Farm - SOLD OUT

University of Kentucky: Beef Unit - SOLD OUT

University of Kentucky: Dairy Unit - SOLD OUT

Valhalla Golf Club - SOLD OUT

Windy Meadows Equestrian Center - SOLD OUT

Woodland Farm - SOLD OUT

Yew Dell - SOLD OUT