Tag Archives: Advocacy

To Practice……

For some of us, this sentence is pretty memorable.  But, what does it mean?How do you “practice brotherhood”?  What does it mean to practice brotherhood? How do you “honor agricultural opportunities and responsibilities”?  What opportunities have you taken advantage of? … Continue reading

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True or False

It’s National FFA Week.  A time when we celebrate the history and traditions of American agriculture and leadership.  Part of that responsibility is to be sure that we are adequately educated and can speak intelligently about our industry. View this … Continue reading

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2016-17 Expectations i.e.: stuff you have to do!

1st Semester Maintain your blog and respond to prompts as assigned and by the due date. SAE records up to date using AET.  We’ll be working together to get our records punched in and up to date. Your Records will be a portion of … Continue reading

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Sharing “The Why”

  We’re going to get started right away this year with the discussion of ag advocacy and your role in speaking in a positive manner for our industry.  We’ll be taking a look at how advocacy can occur across different … Continue reading

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Family Farms, not Factory Farms

All hard copy materials for State Leadership CDEs have to be mailed on Friday!  That means Market Plan, Ag Issues, Ag Comm, Job Interview, and Prepared Public Speaking. Fruit will come in on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Make plans to … Continue reading

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Not GMOs

Read this article. Then Read this article. How has this chain’s stance changed in the last week to ten days? Finally, Read this article. What’s your opinion on the issue?  Will Subway’s change in stance change your willingness to spend … Continue reading

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Are You an AgVocate?

Read this article.   Check out this initiative. Do some research, are there any restaurant chains who include some misleading statements in their advertisements as it relates to agriculture? Tell me about it on your blog. Conversely, are their restaurants … Continue reading

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2015-16 Expectations

2015-16 Ag Leadership Expectations 1st Semester Maintain your blog and respond to prompts as assigned and by the due date. SAE records up to date using AET.  We’ll be working together to get our records punched in and up to … Continue reading

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Food Inc. 4

From Seed to Super Market: • From Monsanto’s perspective, it is expensive to develop new seeds like these, and the seeds save farmers time and enable them to produce more soybeans. What might be the consequences—both positive and negative—of the … Continue reading

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Food Inc. 3

In The Grass: • What alternative might the companies have if they can’t find local people todo the work? • If you think it is okay for companies to recruit foreign workers this way, what might be the repercussions of … Continue reading

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