Ridgewater College Agricultural Instructor Curt Yoose met FFA members at the AgCentric booth during the National FFA Expo in Indianapolis. “We ask members what are you going to do when you graduate? A lot of them are unsure. There’s a large percentage of the students here at this event where agriculture is not is not one of their top choices. What that tells me is there is still lots of education that needs to happen.” Interestingly, Yoose says there are more students with a non-agriculture background signing up for in the major agricultural programs at Ridgewater College. “That’s good, because we need more of those individuals. It’s also made us change the way that we’ve taught some things and we’ve updated curriculum.”
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