INTRODUCING MICHAEL OLSON!
Today we are interviewing a finalist for star farmer in the great state of Kanas! Michael Olson has a long, family tradition of cattle production and now he is continuing the tradition himself. Michael is now studying Agriculture Tech. Management at Kanas State University, and he will be using what he is learning there as he moves forward in his cattle production career.
I hope you enjoy getting to hear this young man’s story!
SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE: Beef Production
HIGH SCHOOL: Blue Valley Randolph High School; Randolph, Kansas
FFA ADVISOR: Anthony Meals
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MICHAEL OLSON:
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Blue Valley Randolph High School’s Telephone Number: 785.293.5256
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REASONS TO DONATE TO FFA:
- Only 2% of Americans grow and raise most of the food and livestock consumed by the other 98% as well as the rest of the world. FFA is providing the needed education, training and resources to Americans that will carry that torch forward and insure that America continues to have inexpensive, quality food.
- Rural Communities will rely on entrepreneurship in the future for population growth and job creation. The FFA is a major catalyst to that entrepreneurial growth.
- Farmers, ranchers and those working in agriculture give the rest of America incredible amounts of freedom because the search for food is as simple as going to the grocery store:
“Because American farmers are able to provide for so many of us, they give more and more of us the freedom to pursue goals and livelihoods beyond growing the food we need to survive.”
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack
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