The National FFA Foundation recently celebrated 50 years of partnerships with both Syngenta and Wrangler. The podcast features Grant MacDonald, Talent Development Manager with Syngenta; and Nancy Himmel, Wrangler’s Manager of National Sales Services.
More schools are adding agricultural education, but are there enough certified teachers that are able to meet the demand? Dr. Jay Jackman, president of the National Association for Agricultural Education, and Ellen Thompson with NAAE discuss the need to attract and retain teachers.
The Southwestern-Hanover (IN) FFA Chapter is starting a project that purchases Holstein calves and raises them as part of their agricultural education curriculum. Eventually, the project will result in ground beef to be donated to needy residents through a local food bank. Chapter advisor Greg Schneider talks about their new Community Calf project.
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