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Alyssa Cowan

April 30th, 2019|

Alyssa Cowan Scurry-Stonewall-Kent County District 6 I have raised and cared for animals on a daily basis for the past eight years. With the assistance of leaders in the agricultural field, I have identified symptoms and cared for animals with health conditions. Each of these experiences have strengthened my passion of becoming a veterinarian.

Ryder Ross

April 30th, 2019|

Ryder Ross McCulloch County District 7 I have lived on a ranch and been involved with raising crops and livestock my entire life. Growing up as a ranch kid taught me many things and truly blessed my life. This early experience in life set the path for my future in both education and career goals. [...]

Weston Reynolds

April 30th, 2019|

Weston Reynolds Angelina County District 9 My goals in life focus on promoting and expanding the wind energy industry. I aspire to establish a career in governmental affairs, serving as a lobbyist for wind energy companies. I believe that my distinctive affection for wind energy coupled with my public speaking abilities will equip me to [...]

Preston Twilligear

April 30th, 2019|

Preston Twilligear Medina County District 10 I have drawn on my experiences in meats judging through 4-H and FFA. I have learned so much about meat science and the job opportunities available through my judging contests. It is because of these experiences that I have chosen to pursue a career in animal and meat sciences.

Cheyenne Cooper

April 30th, 2019|

Cheyenne Cooper Collin County District 4 Every September, our FFA chapter puts on an event where the officers invite the community to our ag shop. During this event, we provide a dinner, educate the community about our FFA program and even try to recruit new members. Without this event, our community involvement would not be [...]

Mackenzie Oliver

April 30th, 2019|

Mackenzie Oliver Van Zandt County District 5 I have spent the past 10 years involved in raising livestock. A number of people in the livestock business have mentored me along the way, and I would not be who I am today without their guidance. I plant to pursue a degree in industrial engineering, which will [...]

Olivia Leary

April 30th, 2019|

Olivia Leary Dickens County District 2 Considering the world has transitioned into such a digital age, I felt that pursuing a career in technology, a field I am very passionate about, would be a wise choice. I love programming and hope to combine my skills with various fields since my life revolves around both.

Hannah Bludau

April 30th, 2019|

Hannah Bludau Lavaca County District 12 My career goal is to make the world a better place by protecting natural resources, producing safe food and reducing hunger. Our country leads the global agricultural industry, and I want to be a part of this winning team. In my professional career, I plan to communicate with my [...]

Miles Mathis

April 30th, 2019|

Miles Mathis Kleberg-Kenedy County District 13 I have learned through these experiences that agriculture will be challenged in the future to find labor, navigate regulations and respond effectively to the growing social interests in food production practices. I want to be part of the solution to overcoming these challenges not only through my profession, but [...]

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Perdue leads first agriculture, rural prosperity task force meeting

June 16th, 2017|

With economic growth and innovation for rural America in mind, the newly-created Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity met for the first time Thursday morning. The task force was created by Executive Order April 25. “What we began here today is to lay a fertile seed bed in rural America, where good things can [...]