WINGSPAN

  • 8th grade Redhawk Rally is Jan. 29 6-8 p.m.

  • Campus Course Fair is Jan. 25 from 12:10 - 2:35 p.m.

Future farmers at the fair

Welcoming+visitors+to+the+State+Fair%2C+Big+Tex+is+a+can%27t+miss+sight+that+FFA+students+will+see+as+part+of+their+trip+to+the+State+Fair+on+Tuesday.
Welcoming visitors to the State Fair, Big Tex is a can't miss sight that FFA students will see as part of their trip to the State Fair on Tuesday.

Welcoming visitors to the State Fair, Big Tex is a can't miss sight that FFA students will see as part of their trip to the State Fair on Tuesday.

Welcoming visitors to the State Fair, Big Tex is a can't miss sight that FFA students will see as part of their trip to the State Fair on Tuesday.

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Agricultural Awareness Day is an annual event at the State Fair of Texas for FFA students in the area. On Tuesday, the school’s FFA chapter will be attending the fair and participating in different events to further their FFA education.

“Agriculture Awareness Day is a chance for students to learn about the vastness and extraordinary capabilities of the agriculture industry,” FFA sponsor Julie Anderson said. “Students are able to see how the world is fed, clothed, and housed due to agriculture.”

This event is geared towards students hoping to pursue a career in agriculture.

“It is important for students to take part so that they are able to see the job potential of the agriculture industry,” Anderson said. “Their own ability to impact food security in the world, and also learn that the majority of the jobs available are not in production agriculture, but are in engineering and business.

Throughout the day, many activities will be available for the students as the explore agriculture close to home.

“Students will be visiting various booths, exhibits, animals, and educational displays that explain the various aspects of the industry and allow them to learn and experience more,” Anderson said. “They will also get to enjoy the products of the agriculture industry, the food.”

FFA students will be able to experience agriculture in their own back yard,and be able to see the effects of the industry hands on.

“I hope that students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the agriculture industry,” Anderson said. “I also hope that they learn about the career potential and how they can fill the jobs that are waiting for all agriculture graduates.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

Wingspan intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. Wingspan does not allow anonymous comments and requires the person's first and last name along with a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments. To see our full Comment Policy, visit libertywingspan.com/about/

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Students and parents to get peak at advanced academic classes

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Technology of today used to explain “Mockingbird” era

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Academic Decathlon heads to regionals

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Senior fights automatic assumptions about her native land

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    DECA starts new semester with district meet

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Semester shift could lessen stress

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Moving to Memorial, campus secretary leaves Liberty

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Freshman on the verge of first class ranks

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    Looking up to where math meets art

  • Future farmers at the fair

    Campus Life

    End of semester brings questions about schedule changes

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas
Future farmers at the fair