More than 300 students, faculty and volunteers from the Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology will host the California FFA Association field day and state final competitions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13.
About 2,400 high school students from 160 chapters will compete in 22 career development events that cover areas such as agronomy, farm business management, dairy cattle judging, light horse judging, farm power machinery, marketing, meats judging, small engines and agricultural mechanics, soil and land evaluation, floriculture, veterinary science and more. An awards ceremony will follow at 4 p.m. at the Hoover High School event center (5550 N. First St.).
The state FFA organization was founded in 1928 and is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students. Its programs aim to develop over 89,000 members’ potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. INFO: Kobi Azama (firstname.lastname@example.org), Morgan Kanemoto (email@example.com) or http://bit.ly/ffafresnost.