Urbana FFA members recently took part in the State Career Development Events. The Milk Quality and Products, Poultry, and General Livestock teams competed in this event. With State Dairy Cattle and Meat Evaluations more recently on April 25th. These competitions promote leadership and life skills for the students involved. All students take part in practices before the contests, to learn the skills they will need for the competitions. Teams are made up of up to eight members, and are given an accumulative score on the three highest ratings.
The Milk Quality and Products team taste milk to determine a defect and milk fats also determining the type of cheese. The team placed first in the state and consisted of Hannah Preston who placed (1st) individual in the entire state, Jacob Wood placing (8th) individual, Ciera Marchal placing (9th) individual, Billie Stiltner, and Robert Keller. The top four scores are going to be going to The Big E regional competition in the fall which takes place in Massachusetts.… Continue readingRead More »