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).
Agriculture is a way of life for Gracie Danner of the West Liberty FFA Chapter in Iowa.
Indianapolis – When Kellie Einck was a youngster, she found horsepower and torque far more interesting than playing dress up. The Paullina, Iowa, resident’s fascination with engine mechanics eventually led her to take agriculture and power in addition to other technical courses while she was in FFA. And the combination helped fuel her desire to become an engineer. For her supervised agricultural experience (SAE), Einck worked at a small car garage as a general mechanic and service technician in her hometown of Primghar, Iowa. Then she went to diesel tech school at a community college in town. There she enjoyed the [...]