Two Moundridge FFA members are excited for new opportunities they have received through their membership.

Jordan Creed, a first year FFA member, says that although there is a lot of work involved, being an FFA member. Creed said that family influence helped him decide to be an FFA member.

“My grandpa was a State Officer back when he did FFA. My aunt was a District Officer when she did FFA in Iowa. So I just had a lot of FFA in my background so I decided that I needed to try it out for myself.”

Creed also credited future career opportunities as a reason why he decided to join FFA.

Use the player below to hear the full feature with Jordan.

Another Moundridge FFA member, Carson Ortin, has discovered a new enterprise with his FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) project. Ortin raises poultry and this has required him to research ways to handle difficult tasks.

Ortin also credits FFA for changing on the agriculture industry so much that it as changed the course of his future.

“[Being in FFA has shown me] all of the different fields of agriculture there are has really broadened my range of thought and has influenced my thoughts about going into the field of agriculture after high school.”

Use the player below to hear the feature on Ortin.

Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio is celebrating National FFA Week all month long. Stay tuned for more features that can be heard across our network and right here on our website.

As a part of our celebration, we are giving away 7 FFA Jackets to members across the state with he help of the Kansas FFA Foundation. To nominate a deserving FFA member, click here.

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