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Hattie Polson, Kansas FFA Reporter

Hometown: Vermillion, Kansas Parents: John and Sharmon Polson Chapter: Frankfort FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Placement in Food Processing and Production Highest Chapter & or District Office: Frankfort FFA Vice President College: Kansas State University Year: Freshman Major: Milling Science … Continue reading

Kiran Elam, Kansas FFA Treasurer

Hometown: Beloit, Kansas Parents: David and Christine Elam Chapter: Beloit FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Diversified Livestock Entrepreneurship – I raise my own cattle, sheep, hogs, and goats. I own 5 head of Angus cross cows and 2 replacement heifers. … Continue reading

Hannah Graybill, Kansas FFA Sentinel

Hometown: Coffeyville, Kansas Parent: Terri Graybill Chapter: Labette County FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Agricultural Education – I assisted in running a blog, Flat Aggie. I corresponded with farmers and ranchers to write reports on their operations and then share … Continue reading

Bailey Sipes, Kansas FFA Secretary

Hometown: Manter, Kansas Parents: Jim and Kelly Sipes Chapter: Stanton County FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Placement in Agriculture Production, Placement in Agriculture Business Highest Chapter & or District Office: Southwest District President, Stanton County President College: Kansas State University … Continue reading

Elizabeth Sturgis, Kansas FFA President

Hometown: Joplin, Missouri Parent: Robert Todd Sturgis Chapter: Riverton FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Beef Entrepreneurship & Beef Placement Highest Chapter & or District Office: Southeast District FFA President, Riverton FFA Vice President College: Kansas State University Year: Freshman Major: … Continue reading

Abby Johnson, Kansas FFA Vice President

Hometown: Salina, Kansas Parents: David and Peggy Johnson Chapter: Southeast of Saline FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): Specialty Animal Production and a Diversified Ag Placement Highest Chapter & or District Office: North Central District FFA President College: Kansas State University … Continue reading

Louisburg, Kan. FFA Wins $1,000 Prize In Western Farm Show Food Drive

FFA students from Louisburg High School have won a $1,000 prize in the 2020 Western Farm Show food drive held recently in Kansas City. Forty-five chapter members attended the annual show, which ranks as one of the region’s largest farm and ranch events. The prize Louisburg FFA received along with the FFA activities held in conjunction with the Western Farm Show are sponsored by American Family Insurance. Continue reading

Kansas Students Participate in Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange

Two Kansas students traveled to Taiwan Oct. 26-Nov. 3, 2019, to represent the state as part of a long-standing student exchange program to learn about Taiwan’s agricultural industry and how Kansas agriculture exports benefit both Kansas and Taiwan. The students were selected for the Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program by the Kansas Department of Agriculture based on their exceptional leadership and communication skills, appreciation for international travel, and passion for Kansas agriculture. Continue reading