Washington FFA places third
The Washington FFA Chapter was named the third-place team at the 2013 Iowa FFA Agronomy Career Development Event (CDE) on June 6. Members of the team included Adam Guy (Danny and Cindy Guy), Brad Skubal (Dave and Karolyn Skubal), Ty Stender (Steve and Kathy Stender) and Austin Twinam (Layne and Paulette Twinam). Individually, Guy finished seventh and Stender ninth. Their agricultural education instructor is Duane Van Winkle.
FFA teams including over 100 individuals from 27 chapters participated in this year's CDE designed to provide students an opportunity to display their agricultural knowledge and skills in the area of agronomy. Activities included demonstrations of skills and problem-solving in hay, silage, corn, soybean and market grain evaluation, as well as seed, plant and insect identification. A written examination was included along with a team problem-solving competition.