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April 17, 2024

Area youth compete in district agriculture contest at Northwest

More than 1,100 students from 53 northwest Missouri high schools competed April 2-3 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 University's agricultural sciences faculty, staff and students. Events take place at the Agricultural Learning Center, R.T. Wright University Farm and Ed Phillips Memorial Arena.

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

  • Ag Mechanics: Savannah
  • Ag Sales: Princeton
  • Agronomy: Gilman City
  • Dairy Cattle: Gallatin
  • Dairy Foods: Jefferson
  • Entomology: Cameron
  • Farm Management: Northwest Technical School
  • Floriculture: Tarkio
  • Food Science: Savannah
  • Forestry: Gallatin
  • Horse: Grundy County
  • Livestock: Savannah
  • Meats: North Harrison
  • Nursery/Landscape: Gallatin
  • Poultry: Cameron
  • Soils: Northwest Technical School
  • Sweepstakes (single teacher department): North Harrison
  • Sweepstakes (multi-teacher department): Cameron

Results from FFA Leadership Development Events March 29 at Cameron High School

  • FFA Knowledge: Gilman City
  • Ag Issues: Chillicothe
  • Parliamentary Procedure: Chillicothe
  • Conduct of Chapter Meetings: Chillicothe
  • FFA Creed: Macayla Rhodes, Gilman City
  • Division 1 Prepared Public Speaking: Isabel Robinson, Cameron
  • Division 2 Prepared Public Speaking: Kristin Waters, Norborne
  • Advanced Prepared Public Speaking: Jerrica Hess, Northwest Technical School
  • Extemporaneous Speaking: Quentyn Miller, Savannah
  • Job Interview: Kennedy Heil, Norborne


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215