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Wisconsin Members Attend National FFA Alumni Conference
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 07/15/2014

Wisconsin was well represented during this year's FFA Alumni Development Conference, which was held last week in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A group of 20 members from the Badger State joined over 100 others from across the country for workshops and agribusiness tours in the area.

Keynote speakers during the four-day event included Matt Lohr, director of Virginia's Farm Credit Knowledge Center and a past Virginia state legislator, and Wyatt DeJong, agriculture instructor and past National FFA officer. Both shared motivational and uplifting messages.

The state's delegation included Reba McClone, Amy Zernicke, and Shawn Bonnin, Bonduel; Jim Check, Milton; Regina Oldendorf, Cambridge; Jeff Saharsky, Josh Rusk, and Eric Treml, Denmark; Brent Bailey, Tomah; Kristy Mayer, Chippewa Falls; Dan Follendorf, Sparta; Ellen, Dale, and Ruth Cary, Elkhart Lake;; Julie Kammes, Darlington; Greg and Kathy Lincicum, Juda; Harriet and Ken Roberts, New London; and Janet Schneider, Campbellsport.

The conference is offered annually by the National FFA Alumni for all members to provide continued growth, leadership education, and networking with members across the country.

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