National FFA announces this year’s Agricultural Proficiency Award winners!


Nine winners for the Agricultural Proficiency Award were announced during the second 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:

Agricultural Communication – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Laura Wuebker - Versailles FFA Chapter in Ohio

Agricultural Education Entrepreneurship/Placement
Emily Hoyt - Audrain Co. R-VI FFA Chapter in Missouri.

Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication – Entrepreneurship/Placement
Levi Marlatt - Rushville FFA Chapter in Indiana

Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance – Entrepreneurship
Scott Henderson - Canyon FFA Chapter in Texas

Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance – Placement
Caden Keck - West Muskingum FFA Chapter in Ohio

Agricultural Processing - Entrepreneurship/Placement
Ethan Meissner - Marshfield FFA Chapter in Wisconsin

Agricultural Sales – Entrepreneurship
Kolton Bailer - Central Noble FFA Chapter in Indiana

Agricultural Sales – Placement
Tanner Owen - Canyon FFA Chapter in Texas

Agricultural Services - Entrepreneurship/Placement
John Gilbert - Valley View MVCTC FFA Chapter in Ohio

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
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Starring award-winning artist Perley Curtis, anyone who enjoys the classic sound of real Country music will love “Perley’s Place.” Filmed live at the iconic Nashville Palace, near Opryland in Nashville, TN, with a live audience, it’s one classic County hit after another.
Strap on your spurs and saddle up for a travel adventure with actress Debbe Dunning (also known as “Heidi the Tool Time Girl” from TV favorite Home Improvement) as she travels the U.S. and showcases the best dude ranches in the country on “Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round-Up.”