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Published June 13, 2012, 07:30 AM

FFA offers more training for farmers, ranchers

FFA member Preston Gilderhus plans a career in industrial engineering. Jodi Boe, another FFA member, is studying to be an agronomist, even though her father, a farmer, once tried to steer her away from both FFA and agriculture. Welcome to the modern FFA, an organization that values production agriculture but increasingly stresses preparation for other careers, both in and out of agriculture.

By: Jonathan Knutson, Agweek

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