There are many things that led me to my love for agriculture, but perhaps the most influential factor was my participation in 4-H.
Don’t stop educating and advocating. In the face of adversity, farmers still farm, and, in the same token, we should still advocate.
If you are not familiar with FFA, here some of the basics of the organization that has touched the lives of thousands of students.
Shane Potter, State 4-H Youth Development Specialist at the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development, shares his insights on how to engage about livestock showing at the fair. I was recently asked “Why do youth still raise livestock and show at the fair?” I love questions like this. They open the door to not…
Coming from a small, rural town in east-central Missouri, I never would have imaged myself interning in an office near the nation’s Capitol.
I have seen so many individuals grow and develop through these amazing youth organizations and have a positive impact on this world.