For Ben Curtin of the Taylorville FFA Chapter in Illinois, a crossroads of art and agriculture exists in his metalworking business.
What started as a side hustle to pay for gas turned into a full-fledged landscaping business for Conner Watts of the Slaton FFA Chapter in Slaton, Texas.
If you visit a livestock show in Oklahoma, chances are you'll see Brady Womack's B-5 Enterprises Show Supplies trailer.
Through his agribusiness supervised agricultural experience (SAE), Aaron Deunk of the Norris FFA Chapter said he is getting closer to his dream of being a farmer.
Since the invention of the push mower, cutting the grass represents a rite of passage for many kids. The only difference for Austin Nordyke was that his mower’s puttering speed propelled him to find a faster way to get the job done. And in 2012, this determination drove him to launch his own lawn maintenance operation—Austin Nordyke’s Lawn Care Service. It currently serves a healthy customer base in southwestern Kansas. Nordyke began his business when he was in eighth grade, as part of his supervised agricultural experience (SAE). He soon realized that with all of the yards he [...]
The American Star Awards, including the American Star in Agribusiness, are presented to FFA members who demonstrate outstanding agricultural skills and competencies through completion of an SAE.
Careers in Agribusiness Systems typically focus on utilizing innovative technology in order to increase profitability and efficiency.