Welcome to dese.mo.gov. We hope you enjoy the site, and we welcome your feedback.

Agricultural Education

2016 National FFA Convention Missouri Highlights

National Record High Number of American FFA Degrees by a state - 466 Recipients

National FFA Chapter Activities Competition
  • 10 Chapters Received the highest rating awarded - 3 Star
    • Ashland, Boonville, Centralia, Paris, Marshall, Seymour, Sherwood, South Shelby, Troy and Union
  • 1 Chapter recognized as one of the Top Ten Chapters in Nation in the National Chapter Award Program
    • Marshall FFA 
Career Development Events Summary
  • 12 of 20 teams/individuals received Gold rating
    • Agricultural Issues Forum - Paris FFA - 4th Place
    • Agricultural Mechanics - North Shelby FFA - 5th Place
    • Agronomy - Pleasant Hope FFA - 3rd Place
    • Dairy Cattle Evaluation - Ozark FFA - 9th Place
    • Dairy Foods - Wheatland FFA - 4th Place
    • Floriculture - Owensville FFA - 4th Place
    • Forestry - Miller FFA - 4th Place
    • Horse Evaluation - Ozark FFA - 6th Place
    • Livestock Evaluation - Princeton - 6th Place
    • Nursery/Landscape - North Callaway FFA - 5th Place
    • Parliamentary Procedure - Linn FFA - 2nd Place
    • Poultry - McDonald County FFA - 6th Place
  • 8 Members placed in the Top 10 Individuals in their respective CDE
  • 50 of 74 individuals received Gold Rankings (approximately top 10% of CDE)

                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Paris Agricultural Issues Forum Team

Agriscience Fair
  • 17 out of 24 Agriscience Fair projects placed in the top fifteen in the nation. 
  • 12 of the 17 received Gold Rating and four placed in the top three.

 

​​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brittany Stewart & Chloe Momphard - Troy FFA - 2nd in Animal Systems Div 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cordell Cooper & Jordan Miller - Carrollton FFA - 3rd in Environmental Services Div 3

Hannah Noblitt and Jacob Noblitt - Bolivar FFA - 3rd in Food Products Div 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isaiah Massey & Natalie Loeffler - Troy FFA - 3rd in Social System Div 3

Proficiency Awards 
  • 6 National Finalist of which one named a National Winner
    • Agricultural Communications - Olivia Loges - Sweet Springs FFA
    • Agricultural Mechanics Repair & Maintenance - Cody Weisz - Norborne FFA
    • Agricultural Services - Matt Stafford - Milan FFA
    • Agriscience Research - Integrated Systems - Tanner Blakemore - Walnut Grove FFA
    • Beef Production Entrepreneurship - Jera Pipkin - Republic FFA (won international trip to Ireland)
    • Beef Production Placement - Zach Ayers - Green City FFA - (won international trip to Ireland)
    • Diversified Horticulture - Courtney Timm - Boonville FFA 
    • Food Science & Technology - Violet Brunkhorst - Warrenton FFA 
    • Sheep Production - Brant Francis - Paris FFA - National Winner

  •  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brant Francis - Sheep Production - National Winner

National FFA Band - 10 of approximately 100 members selected nationally
National FFA Chorus - 8 of approximately 75 members selected nationally
National FFA Talent Performers - 4 selected nationally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A J Windmeyer - Plattsburg FFA - National Talent Perfomer

Honorary American FFA Degree
  • 12 Recipients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Fordyce - Mo Dept of Agriculture

E.H. Hirschvogel - Jamestown

Marlowe Schlegel - Columbia

Dan Swearengen - College of the Ozarks

Jeremy Whistance - University of Missouri

Teresa Briscoe - Paris FFA

Jason Dieckhoff - Harrisonville FFA

Crystal Hardy - Lincoln FFA

Nathan Hardy - Green Ridge FFA

Nicki Honan - West Nodaway FFA

Macae McKinley - LaMonte FFA

Jarred Sayre - Milan FFA

Sara Wyant - Camdenton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunter Kay - Flag bearer during opening ceremonies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Missouri State FFA Officer participated in the Food Drive at National FFA Convention

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Memos

Webinars

Web Applications