INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Members of the Conococheague FFA Chapter of Mercersburg, Pa., were one of 44 teams participating in the 2007 National FFA Farm Business Management Career Development Event.
The competition was held Oct. 24-27 during the 80th National FFA Convention. Team members included Logan Horst, Zachary Meyers, Garrison Plessinger and Garrett Rice. FFA Adviser Herb Hoffeditz coaches the students.
During the event, competitors were given questions covering economic principles in farm business management as well as a problem-solving analysis section.
Participants must understand the reasoning they have used and be able to defend their decision to the judges.
The event is sponsored by John Deere as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. It is one of 23 different national events that use the fun of competition to connect classroom learning and careers.