Santa may get the credit but behind the scenes, an FFA member cares for these reindeer.
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 [...]
Member Hendrix Paterson grows a successful SAE to serve his chapter, school and community.
Members of David Crockett FFA built eight raised garden beds in a remote, empty field.
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