Benton FFA stands out for its range of activities

Benton FFA stands out for its range of activities

It’s difficult for Benton Community FFA members to describe how their chapter stands out from others in the state. But upon discussing the activities they’re a part of as an FFA member, it’s clear that the sheer number of events the chapter hosts and the diversity of its members separates it from others in the state.

"Some chapters focus on CDEs (career development events) or other activities. We try to be a broad chapter and do everything we can do. Maybe we won’t be the best at it, but we try to do as best as we can in as much as we can," said Carl Gerhold, officer-at-large for the Benton Community FFA chapter. Gerhold and his family grow corn and soybeans and raise cattle on their farm.

The chapter, which received a two-star rating from the National FFA Organization in October for its chapter involvement, takes steps to ...

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