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AFR's Ag Achievement Contest Sign Up Closes Friday March 15

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:58:24 CDT

AFR's Ag Achievement Contest Sign Up Closes Friday March 15 There is still time for 4-H and FFA members to sign up for the AFR Ag Achievement contest that is happening in conjunction with the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo. The AFR Ag Achievement Contest at the Oklahoma Youth Expo is designed to recognize youth who have an interest in livestock, excel in showmanship and have knowledge of the livestock industry including production, management, processing and end product utilization. (Picture here is of the 2018 Ag Achievement Contest Winners with Past AFR President Tery Detrick)

Competition is limited to 4-H and FFA members exhibiting breeding or market beef, sheep, goat or swine at the Oklahoma Youth Expo and who are classified as high school juniors or seniors. Contestants compete in showmanship, written animal science exam and an interview.

AFR's Sam Knipp talked with Micaela Danker, AFR Youth Development Coordinator about this year's event. Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear their conversation.

Deadline to sign up to participate is Friday, March 15.

Click or tap here for the online brochure that details all aspects of this year's competition. Click or tap here for the online application form.

Our Coverage of the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.

Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2019 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2019 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.

For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.


Sam Knipp talks with Micaela Danker about the 2019 Ag Achievement Contest at the OYE
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