National FFA announces Agricultural Proficiency winners in Forest Management through Service Learning!


Nine winners for the Agricultural Proficiency Award were announced during the fifth session of the 95th National FFA Convention and Expo.

Agricultural Proficiency Awards honor FFA members who have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers.

The recipients are:

Forest Management and Products
Joshua Shaver - West Rowan FFA Chapter in North Carolina

Fruit Production – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Clark Simmons - Penn Yan FFA Chapter in New York

Goat Production – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Sunny Cowley - Canyon FFA Chapter in Texas

Grain Production – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Joan Tovar-Martinez - Sumter County FFA Chapter in Georgia

Landscape Management – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Jared Weigandt - New Bremen FFA Chapter in Ohio

Nursery Operations – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Devin Boyer - Franklin County FFA Chapter in Georgia

Outdoor Recreation – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Carson Crary - Choteau FFA Chapter in Montana

Poultry Production – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Jackson Lohr - Broadway FFA Chapter in Virginia

Service-Learning – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Grace DiGiovanni - McCook Central FFA Chapter in South Dakota

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