Arkansas FFA Facebook Arkansas FFA Twitter Arkansas FFA Instagram Arkansas YouTube    
 
How do I sign in?   Forgot Password?
Arkansas FFA  
  HOME   ASSOCIATION   FOUNDATION   ALUMNI   CAMP COUCHDALE   AVATA
 
 
CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS (CDE)
     
 
 
CDE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
 
NameDate AddedSize
Arkansas FFA CDE Policies and Procedures 5/10/2017 151 KB


AG COMMUNICATIONS
  This 4-person team event helps students prepare for careers in journalism, radio and TV broadcast, web design, marketing and more.
AG MECHANICS
  Students develop their technical skills and knowledge, and their ability to work with others to solve complex problems.
AGRISCIENCE FAIR
  The Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture.
AGRONOMY
  Participants in the Agronomy CDE possess an in-depth knowledge of seeds, insects, soils and crops. They must also demonstrate skills in solving complex problems related to crop production.
DAIRY CATTLE EVALUATION
 

The purpose of the Arkansas FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Career Development Event is to provide a competitive event for agricultural education students which emphasizes skills in dairy cattle management and evaluation. 

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES
  Individual and team activities include a national and global issues interview, environmental and natural resources problem solving, soil tests and profiles, air and water analysis, GPS use, waste management and more.
FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
  Students develop business management skills and learn to apply economic principles to agriculture and agribusiness.
FLORICULTURE
  Participants identify plants, judge flower arrangements and solve problems. Students also demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.
FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  Students must have an in-depth understanding of food product development and presentation, and food safety issues. Participants use their sensory skills to solve problems and make sound decisions.
FORESTRY
  Students demonstrate their skills in diagnosing forest disorders, managing forests and forest inventory and applying approved silviculture practices.
HORSE EVALUATION
  Students evaluate and rank horses based on breed characteristics, conformation, and performance. As a team, they cooperatively solve problems related to equine selection, management, nutrition and production.
LAND JUDGING
  Participants understand basic soil differences, know how soil properties affect crop growth and why soils respond differently to management practices. Students learn to select suitable soil and water conservation practices, determine land capability class and determine proper use and treatment.
LIVESTOCK EVALUATION
  Participants cooperatively classify livestock as “keep” or “cull” for market and breeding purposes based on physical characteristics and records.
MEATS EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY
  Students develop the skills needed for careers in the meat animal industry. During the ev?ent, members complete a evaluate beef carcasses for quality and yield grade; identify various meat cuts and place carcasses, and identify wholesale and/or retail cuts.
MILK QUALITY AND PRODUCTS
  Participants demonstrate their knowledge about the quality production, processing, distribution, promotion and marketing of milk and dairy foods.
NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE
  Student skills are tested in aspects of maintaining landscape plants and related products, evaluating equipment and services, and landscape design.
POULTRY EVALUATION
  Student skills are tested in the production, processing, and marketing of chickens, turkeys, processed poultry products and eggs.
VETERINARY SCIENCE
  The Vet Science CDE promotes college and career readiness by providing opportunities to develop technical knowledge and demonstrate practical skills in the field of veterinary science.
HIGH POINT AWARDS PROGRAM
  The High Point Awards Program is designed to recognize outstanding performance by FFA members throughout the CDE Season.
 
 
 
 
HOME ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION ALUMNI CAMP COUCHDALE AVATA
CALENDAR OF EVENTS CONTACT NATURALLY FFA JOB POSTINGS NATIONAL FFA