By Meredith Oglesby, OCJ FFA reporter
From growing crops to managing a herd of livestock, students have a range of projects for their supervised agricultural experiences (SAE). These projects allow students to engage in real-world agricultural activities and gain career ready skills outside of the classroom.
From the inspiration of her agricultural education instructor and with the help of her grandpa, Lauren Wright, from the Miami East MVCTC FFA Chapter, markets and manages one acre of sweet corn.
“My SAE experience has made me realize what an awesome community that I live in. The support from family, friends, and community members has been so supportive in many ways,” Wright said.
Wright set the goal to make the business the best it can be.
“I have started working towards this goal by fixing every error that has popped up so far and by sometimes just being one step ahead,” Wright said.
She really enjoys the opportunity to meet new customers at her house or at the farmer’s markets.… Continue reading