This Living to Serve project helps participants vie for Best in Show.
Here’s why some chose to don the blue jacket.
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 [...]
Finalists conduct an agriculture-based scientific experiment and report results.
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.
Landscape design students at the Knox County Career Center in Mount Vernon, Ohio, travel to Washington, D.C., to help landscape at Arlington National Cemetery.
FFA members and chapters embrace the idea of giving back to our communities by living out the final line of the FFA motto: Living to Serve.