O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

State FFA Agronomy CDE


August 8, 2019

Left to right:  Eric Mars, Abigail Boardman, Jason Wittrock and Jack Farquhar.

The South O'Brien FFA team, including 84 individuals from 24 other chapters, participated in this year's State Career Development Event designed to provide students an opportunity to display their agricultural knowledge and skills in the area of Agronomy. The Agronomy Department at Iowa State University hosted the event. Activities included demonstration of skills and problem solving in Agronomy, including crop, weed, insect and seed identification; crop and seed judging and evaluation; and grain grading. A written examination was included along with a team problem solving competition.


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