FFA members from Atlantic FFA and different FFA members from throughout Iowa converged on the FFA Enrichment Heart at DMACC and the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to construct character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism.
Atlantic FFA members, Taylor McCreedy, Alyssa Derby, Craig Alan Becker, Gunner Kirchoff, Aspen Niklase, Wyatt Redinbaugh, Garrett Reynolds and greater than 100 highschool college students carrying blue corduroy from 20 faculties flooded the Iowa State Capitol Constructing in Des Moines on Feb. 16. The scholars visited with legislators, exhibited abilities discovered within the agriculture classroom and discovered the significance of citizenship. This was all a part of the 36th Annual Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium and FFA Day on the Capitol.
Throughout the morning, FFA members heard from Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President, Craig Hill talked in regards to the significance younger agriculturalists can play within the agriculture business. Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture addressed the scholars in regards to the significance of agriculture in Iowa and overseas. Kelsey Tyrrell from the World Meals Prize addressed college students about the way forward for Iowa agriculture and the significance of being concerned with statewide points.
After touring to the State Capitol, FFA members had been in a position to watch Governor Kim Reynolds current and signal the FFA Week Proclamation, declaring Feb. 20-27, the week of President George Washington’s Birthday, FFA Week in Iowa. The proclamation signing befell within the rotunda of the State Capitol the place all members might observe.
The 36th Annual Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium and FFA Day on the Capitol was made attainable with assist from Iowa Farm Bureau Federation by way of the Iowa FFA Basis.