Matt Brake attended sessions on succession planning at the 2018 New Century Farmer conference and shares his biggest takeaways.
This Alabama member plants an experimental crop that can be converted to jet fuel. Crystal Chandler was looking for a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) project when her FFA advisor at Geraldine High School in Geraldine, Ala., introduced her to carinata (Brassica carinata). The oilseed crop, a nonfood biofuel oil, can be used in jet fuel. The remnants of the carinata seed can be used as a high-protein feed for livestock. The timing was right for Chandler to plant the novel crop. Her parents had just rented 50 acres of farmland with plans to grow row crops. Also, Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., a [...]
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The community of New Richmond, Wis. steps up in big ways to support its FFA chapter, thanks to the tireless efforts of the agricultural education instructor.
An Ohio town is recognized for its landmark contribution to FFA history.
The Moapa Valley FFA Chapter in Overton, Nev. have a 40-acre farm with pomegranates, a hydroponic greenhouse, cattle and more.
Moapa Valley FFA is one of few U.S. schools growing pomegranates on its campus.