Ag Issues Forum - 1st place (Area advancement)
Greenhand Quiz - 4th place
Greenhand Skills - 4th place
Job Interview - 6th place
Public Relations - 2nd place (Area advancement)
Senior Creed Speaking - 8th place
Senior Quiz - 7th place
Senior Skills - 8th place
This contest will be designed to inform the general public and consumers about the importance and value of the agriculture industry and how agriculture impacts human lives. Agricultural Advocacy teams will be made up of 3-5 members from the same chapter.
- To promote the agriculture industry on all levels, from local to the state level.
- To educate the consumer and general public about the importance and value of the agriculture industry.
- To promote the principles of agriculture such as: biotechnology, soil stewardship, resource management, economic and environmental benefits as well as the humane principles of sound livestock production and management.
- To prepare students to promote agriculture in a professional and effective manner through essential communication and presentation skills
Agricultural Issues Forum:
A team of 3 to 7 students research and analyze a current agricultural issue, create a portfolio and also develop and deliver a presentation that stresses both pros and cons of their selected agricultural issue. At the event competition, members use verbal skills and presentation abilities to defend their findings and answer judges’ questions.
A team of between two and four FFA members develops and presents a 5-8 minute program to inform a specified target audience regarding the Texas FFA and what it represents. The presentation is developed assuming that the target audience has no knowledge of the FFA. Team members are asked questions in response to their program following the presentation.