Carrington FFA Chapter’s Tyler Lee is the 2020 North Dakota Star in Ag Placement. Lee is proud of the accomplishment. As part of his Supervised Agricultural Experience, Lee works as a farm hand for Zink Farms in Carrington. One of the biggest things he’s learned is how to navigate farm equipment in the mud; a skill acquired during the 2019 harvest. “When we first started harvesting soybeans, we had that big October snowstorm. Once that all melted, we tried again,” explained Lee. “It was still muddy. I was running a grain cart at the time. We were struggling with the mud at the time. When things froze, we were able to get the beans out of the field. Then, corn harvest was another disaster.” Lee will stay busy on the farm this summer. He plans to attend Lake Region State College in Devils Lake in the fall for the precision agriculture program. When he graduates college, Lee plans to return to Zink Farms.
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