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Students attend Agronomy Day

Published: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
The Top 10 Individuals at the Section 1 FFA Agronomy Career Development Event on Nov. 7 at Eastland High School in Lanark were (front row, from left) Seth Bradley, Christy Ralston and Clare O’Connor, all from West Carroll High School, Matt Keppen from Eastland; and Kaylee Vos from West Carroll; and (back row) Haley Cuthrell from Forreston High School; Chloe Carson from West Carroll, Brooke Krippendorf from Stockton High School and Morgan Scace and Sandra Werkheiser, both from Lena-Winslow High School. Photo submitted by Krippendorf.

LANARK – A total of 114 FFA members from area high schools took part Nov. 7 in the Section 1 FFA Agronomy Career Development day at Eastland High School.

West Carroll High School’s FFA team from Savanna won first place with 828 points. Forreston High School took second place with 803 points. Eastland placed fifth with 765 points.

Competitors had to identify seeds and evaluate rings of corn and other crops.

The top 10 individuals were Seth Bradley, first place, Christy Ralston, second place, Clare O’Connor, third place, Kaylee Vos, fifth place, and Chloe Carson, seventh place, all from West Carroll; Matt Keppen from Eastland, fourth place; and Haley Cuthrell from Forreston, sixth place.

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