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Residue - The latest video from the Peterson Farm Brothers

Residue - The latest video from the Peterson Farm Brothers

Residue - The latest parity video from the Peterson Farm Brothers from Kansas The Peterson Farm Bros are made up of Greg, Nathan, Kendal, and (honorary bro) Laura Peterson. We are siblings who farm together with our parents in Central Kansas, USA. Our farm primarily backgrounds beef cattle, but grows wheat, corn, alfalfa, milo, and soybeans as well. It has always been our goal to promote what we do on the farm with whoever we meet. In June of 2012, we decided to create a parody music video about farming. It was entitled "I'm Farming and I Grow It," and...

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Sipes named 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Sipes named 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

By Angela Askey Central Arizona College SIGNAL PEAK — Steven Sipes of Casa Grande has been named the 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the South Central District of the Arizona Association of FFA.Sipes was raised in the small farming community of San Simon in southeastern Arizona. His agricultural background blossomed as he worked on the family’s small farm and ranch, where he learned about raising crops and livestock.“My parents were the greatest influence on my success; respecting others, working hard, playing fair and never giving up when things get tough are values they lived by,” Sipes said....

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Video: What is the FFA?

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Video: What is the FFA?

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Cullison to be named Blue & Gold Award honoree

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Cullison to be named Blue & Gold Award honoree

Extending a helping hand whenever it is needed: Jerry Cullison Asked what influenced him most while growing up and longtime Wellton farmer Jerry Cullison quickly answers that it was FFA. It’s a favor he’s been paying forward for 60-some years since then, whether it’s the $1 million endowment fund he established for future agriculture teachers, his tireless service with the Arizona Agricultural Education / FFA Foundation or his writing a check each year so every freshman in FFA at Antelope High School can have the official blue corduroy jacket – something he’s done for more than 25 years.“I’ve been in...

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Klinker to receive agriculturist of the year award

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Klinker to receive agriculturist of the year award

(Jim Klinker, right, interviews an FFA member on the FFA Star Tours with Arizona FFA Foundation state board member Cash Veo, center) Klinker is 2016 Agriculturist of the Year The Arizona FFA Agriculturist of the Year award is given annually to a member of the agriculture community who has a strong spirit of leadership and who has made significant contributions to Arizona agriculture and the community. This year’s recipient is especially fitting. It goes to Jim Klinker, executive secretary and chief administrative officer of the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation, who has devoted his long career to Arizona agriculture, and by...

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