Staunton FFA Competes in Agronomy Contest

 

October 25, 2023

BRIANNA KRUSE/ FOR THE STAUNTON STAR TIMES

Staunton FFA Members competed in the Section 15 Agronomy CDE. L to R: Molly McCalla, Kara Leach, Michael Matesa, Cadence Miller, Mason Volentine, Raven Stipcak, Lauryn Sternickle, Brianna Kruse, Madelyn Davin, Jordan Cozad, Katie Davin, Paige Horstmeyer, Ethan Kruse, and Kayce Meyers.

By Brianna Kruse, Staunton FFA Chapter Officer

The Staunton FFA chapter competed in the Section 15 Agronomy career development event at Highland High School on Oct. 4. In the Agronomy CDE members complete various practicums that tests their knowledge of various agronomy concepts including: crop seed identification, equipment identification, and insect identification; as well as take a general knowledge test. Members also evaluated samples of corn and corn silage. This year, 14 Staunton FFA members competed. The discovery team, consisting of 6th -8th grade students placed 3rd with Ethan Kru...



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