The 92nd Annual FFA Convention will be held in Montana this year in Bozeman, which will include competition, election of officers and a network for future agricultural leaders.
Future American Farmers, or FFAs, allow high school and high school students to learn about agriculture when they join industry experts. This year, the FTA Montana State Convention will be held in person and unlike last year, there are more opportunities for students to collaborate and network: Like previous years.
“Over the last two years, with all the happenings and the world being shut down – we have to continue – the world has had to deal with something and it has been agriculture,” Colton Young said.
Young is the first vice president for the state, manages the herd, and notes the impact of the drought on herders.
“It’s all just a snow effect, you know?” The young man said.
Joe Luckman, FFA president in Montana, emphasizes the value of “unexpected expectations”.
“What I see and am proud of,” Luckman said, “is that our producers and, most importantly, those who are not involved in productive agriculture, can evolve and adapt to our challenges.”
During the event, students expressed the value of FFA in their personal and professional development. Students learn everything from public speaking to networking and building trust in the field.
“FFA is my whole world, last year we went to the interview room and they forced us to take off our shirts and they asked us how you felt” and I said “this shirt is everything to me” said Young. he said.
The new officers for the 2022-23 season will be named on Saturday with the winners of a series of tournaments to the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.