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“Where’s the Beef?”

Last Thursday, December 7, MPS FFA officers participated in the Connecting Chapters Training through Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation (NEFB).  This allowed students to get a peek at Ag literacy opportunities for elementary students and a chance to develop skills on how to teach those lessons. 

The mission of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is to engage youth, educators, and the general public to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans.

NEFB also created and sponsors Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC), a nationwide educational program to help students develop awareness and understanding that agriculture is our source of food, fiber, and fuel. Look for our Ag in the classroom activities throughout the year!

FFA Update:

FFA had its Leadership Development Events Wednesday, in Curtis.  The team did very well and here is a rundown of the results:

Ag Literacy Speaking -Troy Rutherford-Blue

Sr. Public Speaking -Kaitlyn McGuire-Red

Creed Speaking -Jaycee Widener-White

Jr. Public Speaking -Natalie Koubek-Red, Karlie Gerlach-Blue, Parker Johnston-Blue

Employment Skills - Tate Hartley-Red, Von Fritsche-Purple

Ag Demo - Wacey Flack, Eli Handsaker, & Paige Wood-2nd Purple-State Quailifying

Natural Resource Speaking - Rebel Sjeklocha- 1st Purple-State Qualifying


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