Nebraska Community Restarts FFA Chapter After Decade Without It

February 5, 2018 02:28 PM

For nearly a century, the National FFA Organization has been a staple in rural America. However, there are some schools that lost chapters due to funding and resource issues.

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben visits Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools in Neligh, Nebraska as the district is restarts its chapter and rebuilds ag education in the classroom for future farmers.

She talks with Scott Gregory, superintendent of Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools; Kali Bohling, agricultural teacher for the school district; Bailey Frey, a senior at the school and Kenny Reinke, a farmer from Neligh, Nebraska; Larry Gossen, local program success specialist with National FFA.

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