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Fusion FM KKOP Presents The Living to Serve Network

 Posted on November 22, 2014 at 11:06 am

This month Fusion FM KKOP launched the Living to Serve Network powered by the Missouri FFA. The Living to Serve Network is an agriculture-based radio show that offers an inside look at agriculture and the  FFA and provides  motivational segments presented by various FFA State Officers. The inaugural broadcast took place on Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. [CST] and feature an interview segment hosted by a Missouri State FFA Officer.

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  • 2014 FFA Barnwarming and Cake Auction

     Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Barnwarming Court

    On Nov. 8 members of the Elsberry R-II FFA Chapter, along with their parents and other guests, attended the annual Elsberry FFA Barnwarming. The event was held at the family farm of part-time ag. teacher Mike McCrory. Students were transported to the farm by bus. Admission to the event was one canned good donation to the local food pantry. The total number of canned good items brought in by each

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  • P.E.D. Virus in Swine; Will it Return this Winter?

     Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Elsberry FFA Member 
Tyler Collins

    Do you like pork products like bacon, ham and ribs? Chances are you just know that you can get these things from your local grocery store and you don’t think about where they really come from. Well for those readers who don’t know, there is a major epidemic going around the swine industry this winter called P.E.D. or Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea. The virus has led to  the highest pork prices

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  • State FFA Officer Q&A

     Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Samantha Marre

    Name: Samantha Nicole Marre FFA Chapter: Elsberry FFA Hometown: Elsberry, Missouri College/Major: Agriculture Education or Occupational Therapy SAE: Sheep Production and Agriculture Education What motivated you to want to become a Missouri FFA Officer? From my first State FFA Convention my freshman year I always thought, “Man, wouldn’t that be cool to be one of the officers running the convention on the big stage.” Then sophomore year came around and

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  • Chronic Waste Disease in Deer, by Maggie Horn

     Posted on November 17, 2014 at 1:49 pm


    Chronic Waste Disease [CWD] is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk and moose. CWD is spread through an animal’s saliva, feces or urine. Transmission between females and their fetuses does not seem to be a factor in the spread of the disease. In the early stages of the disease the affected animal may not show symptoms, but as CWD progresses the animal will begin to

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  • How to attract deer, by Brennen Thies

     Posted on November 17, 2014 at 1:41 pm


    When it comes to creating the ideal habitat for whitetail deer hunters need to be in complete control of when, where and what they put in their food plots, where their trees stand and whether or not they are near the cover they have for their deer, and where they put their water source. To get monster bucks and big does on their land in time for deer season hunters

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  • Elsberry FFA Member SPOTLIGHT

     Posted on November 14, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Matt Henry

    Position: Member Parents:  Jodi and Shane Henry FFA Chapter: Elsberry FFA FFA Advisors: Mr. Jason Vandivort, Mr. George Nieters, and Mr. Mike McCrory How are you involved in agriculture? I am involved in agriculture in many ways. I help my grandpa farm sometimes. I eat food every day that comes from many different forms of agriculture. I eat beef which comes from cows. I also eat stuff like corn and

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