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The Caddo Mills FFA was established in 1950 and continues to push its students to reach their full potential through agriculture education and FFA.

Advisors:
Jessica Watkins
Billy Fowler
Krissy Gray


Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.


Leadership Development Events
Agricultural Advocacy: 
A team of 3 to 5 members will inform the general public and consumers about the importance and value of the agricultural industry and how agriculture impacts human lives. 


Agricultural Issues Forum: 
A team of 3 to 7 student research and analyze a current agricultural issue, create a portfolio and also develop and deliver a presentation that stresses both pros and cons of their selected agricultural issue. At the event competition, members use verbal skills and presentation abilities to defend their findings and answers judges' questions. 


Agriculture Skill Demonstration: 

A team on 3 to 5 members performs an actual demonstration of an agricultural skill including anything in the Agriucltural Science and Technology curriculum using effective public speaking and communication methods. 


Chapter Conducting: 
Teams conduct a mock chapter meeting to demonstrate knowledge of basic parliamentary law and the use of correct parliamentary procedures. At the conclusion of the meeting, team members are asked questions regarding parliamentary law. 


Chapter Agricultural Quiz:
A group of 3 to 4 members, take an exam over their understanding of the FFA, agriculture education, current agriculture events and parliamentary procedure. 


Creed Speaking: 
A member presents the FFA Creed from memory and answers questions about its meaning and purpose. The event is just one way to boost self-confidence, earning recognition, and develop powerful, organized and professional communication skills. 


FFA Broadcasting:

A team of 3 members presents an informative radio program covering one or more agricultural subjects that is current in nature and local in contest. The contest assumes that the chapter has a regularly scheduled non-commercial radio program once each month over a local station. 


Greenhand FFA Quiz: 
A team of 3 to 4 first year FFA member, take an exam testing knowledge of the Grays Guide to Parliamentary Procedure for FFA and FFA knowledge including history, facts, business structure, leadership and program is given to individuals. ?


Job Interview:

This event allows one member per chapter. At the competition, each member submits their resume, completes a job application for an agricultural position on site and participates in an interview via telephone, in person one-on-one and with a panel of possible employers. 


Public Relations:
A team of between 2 and 4 FFA members develops and presents a 5-8 minutes program to infor a specfied target audience regarding the Texas FFA and what it represents. The presentation is assuming that the target audience has no knowledge of the FFA. Team members are asked questions in response their program following the presentation. 

For more information visit the Texas FFA Website: https://www.texasffa.org/lde 
 

 

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