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April 16, 2018

Area youth compete in district agriculture contest at Northwest


More than 1,100 students from 54 northwest Missouri high schools competed April 3-4 at Northwest Missouri State University as its School of Agricultural Sciences hosted Northwest District Agriculture Career Development Events.

The annual contest is coordinated and facilitated by members of the Northwest agricultural sciences faculty, staff and students. Events take place on the Northwest’s R.T. Wright University Farm, the Maryville Community Center and the Ed Phillips Memorial Arena.

“The success of this huge undertaking is due to the excellent work of Northwest faculty and staff, district agriculture teachers, Northwest students and members of the Maryville community,” said Jackie Lacy, a Northwest instructor of agricultural sciences.

The top-ranking teams in each category are listed below. A complete listing of team and individual results is available by clicking here.

  • Ag Mechanics: Northwest Technical School
  • Ag Sales: Trenton
  • Agronomy: South Nodaway
  • Dairy Cattle: Princeton
  • Dairy Foods: East Buchanan
  • Entomology: Jefferson
  • Farm Management: Gilman City
  • Floriculture: Jefferson
  • Food Science: Trenton
  • Forestry: North Harrison
  • Horse: North Harrison
  • Livestock: Princeton
  • Meats: Princeton
  • Nursery/Landscape: Hamilton
  • Poultry: Chillicothe
  • Soils: Stewartsville
  • Sweepstakes (single teacher department): Hamilton
  • Sweepstakes (multi-teacher department): Savannah

Results from the FFA Leadership events March 27 at Cameron High School

  • FFA Knowledge: Princeton
  • Ag Issues: Chillicothe
  • Parliamentary Procedure: Chillicothe
  • Conduct of Chapter Meetings – Rock Port
  • FFA Creed – Mallia Collins: Jefferson
  • Division 1 Prepared Public Speaking: Trace Rardon, Chillicothe
  • Division 2 Prepared Public Speaking: Rachel Holt, Chillicothe
  • Advanced Prepared Public Speaking: Kellie Palmer, Jefferson
  • Extemporaneous Speaking: Calvin Basham, Braymer
  • Job Interview: Gabriel Palmer, Mid Buchanan

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468