Second-place agriscience winners have embraced their talents and abilities and found success working as a team.
Not many teenagers have an ethanol producing facility in their basement, but for Eric Koelmoos, a student from the South O'Brien FFA Chapter in Paullina, Iowa, it was all part of his supervised agricultural experience (SAE).
As a student intrigued by science—her favorite school subject—Adrienne Blakey found an interest in plant genetics as a student in the Stillwater FFA Chapter in Stillwater, Okla.
Coming from a strong high school agricultural education program, Katy Vacula of the Big Foot FFA Chapter in Walworth, Wis., has been involved in an array of research projects.
The finalists for these important national awards have been announced ahead of the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo.
INDIANAPOLIS – Since third grade, Chrysta Beck of Archbold, Ohio, has raised broilers and layers to sell meat and egg products to local customers. As she got older and joined FFA, she developed a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) that would look into the health of poultry. But what started as research to assist her with personal production goals soon developed into a project with a vastly larger scope. It focused on U.S. and global poultry production and welfare. Beck’s work began when she was in ninth grade and started looking closely into broiler production factors and exactly how the birds grew. She [...]
FFA members from around the country found out this week that they will be recognized at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in October.
Most high school students would jump at the chance to spend half their school day at the local zoo.
Calling all science whiz-kids! A career in Biotechnology Systems may have been under your microscope all along.