National FFA Organization

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Tooele FFA Chapter, Tooele, Utah, and Granite Mountain FFA Chapter, Salt Lake City, Utah

January 23, 2015

This interview first aired on the December 27, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.

Bob Gowans, FFA advisor at Tooele High School in Tooele, Utah, has a number of students who are actively involved in the Utah Turkey Show. Members of his chapter raised more than 200 turkeys in 2014, both for the show and for sale to the public. Tooele FFA member Alyssa Rigby talks about the challenges and the rewards of raising turkeys.
Kristina Gowans, FFA advisor at the Granite Mountain FFA Chapter in Salt Lake City, Utah, also has students who raise turkeys for their SAE projects. She says raising turkeys is a good way for urban students to experience production agriculture.

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