As an agriculture specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Stuart Parsons works to prevent the introduction of pests and diseases into the United States from other countries. The former Ohio FFA district officer uses his agricultural background to perform risk assessments of passengers and cargo at the airport in Columbus, Ohio. Stuart describes one shipment that involved geckos and cornhole boards! (Photo of Stuart Parsons being interviewed by Orion Samuelson.)
This segment aired on the January 7, 2017 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.