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Career Development Events

Classroom instruction is transformed into a competitive event against other FFA members in many different areas of Agriculture. These CDE contests include but are not limited to:

  • Livestock Judging Team
  • Dairy Cattle Judging Team
  • Horse Judging Team
  • Dairy Foods Judging Team
  • Wildlife Judging Team
  • Poultry Judging Team
  • Meats Judging Team
  • Farm Business Management
  • Cotton Judging Team
  • Agronomy Judging Team
  • Range Judging Team
  • Plant ID Judging Team
  • Floriculture Judging Team
  • Ag Communications
  • Agricultural Tech
  • Ag Sales
  • Cotton
  • Entomology

The contests are held all over the state and throughout the year but primarily take place in the spring. Multiple practice contest prepare the team for the area contest in which students must qualify for the state contest and perhaps earn the opportunity to compete at the national level.