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Category Archives: 2017-2018

Will food be affordable in the year 2050?

It’s that time of year again! The air is warming up, and farmers are heading back to the field. All the fields have been fertilized in anticipation of the growing season. The ground has been worked with care to prepare … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Western Farm Show

I got out of my car after just completing my 21st hour of time on the road since the beginning of FFA week.  It was Saturday the 24tb of February and the official week was finished, but I had volunteered to … Continue reading

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Southern Hospitality

In early January, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to South Africa as a part of the International Leadership Seminar for State Officers. We spent about 10 days in country, touring different farming operations and national landmarks. Since I’ve … Continue reading

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It Takes All

In high school I had two favorite subjects. One was, as you may have guessed, Agricultural education. However, the other was History. I have always had this fascination and excitement for what has happened in the past. Furthermore, I am … Continue reading

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The Alchemist

Near the beginning of the school year, Ms. Kane, my guide, passed a book on to me titled The Alchemist written by Paulo Coelho. Throughout my first semester at Kansas State, I slowly made my way through the novel, and … Continue reading

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Watermelon Festival

What if I told you that my little home town of 700 residents can swell to 3000 people in one day? This may be an odd thing to say, or even think about, but it is true. Every year for … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Process

A while back, the team and I helped at the Kansas State Fair. I spent my time in the sheep barn. For me, it was a new experience. Honestly, that was intimidating as everyone around me seemed to have had … Continue reading

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How am I possibly going to find all the time for this?

Now that school’s in full swing, most of us are probably feeling swamped with all the activities that come with school. There’s tons of things competing for our attention. Classes, football, volleyball, cross country, cheer, band, choir, FFA, Art Club, … Continue reading

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Trusting in Dillon

Prologue: For this story to make sense, we must understand that although I poured my heart into bettering myself for sports, my mediocre athletic abilities never allowed me to excel at the varsity level. During my junior year I had … Continue reading

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The Name on the Front

What’s more fun than spending five hours in a suburban playing road trips games, holding our bladders, and ignoring our rumbling stomachs? Well when it’s phrased that way… just about anything. However, when I arrived in Iowa, all these small … Continue reading

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