FVTC hosts ag competition
April 7, 2014
From whby.com: “FVTC hosts ag competition” — About 1,000 high school students from 70 schools are participating in an annual competition, at Fox Valley Technical College today.
It’s the career development event for the Future Farmers of America.
Agriculture department chair Randy Tenpas says the number of jobs in the industry is growing, and so is technology. He says demand for skilled workers has never been higher.
Tenpas says students are competing in 13 different areas, including veterinary, dairy and horse sciences, and forestry and wildlife.
Qualifiers will move onto the state competition in Madison. Nationals are in Louisville, Kent. in October.