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Sustainable: Hickman’s Family Farms egg cartons made from 100% recycled PET

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Hickman's Egg Ranch has blazed a new trail in the food industry, packing eggs in recycled containers. Made entirely from post-consumer PET soda and water bottles at Global Plastics in California, every day millions of water soda and bottles are ground, washed, and formed into containers for Hickman’s Family Farms. There’s a new container on the store shelves in Arizona. Made entirely from post-consumer PET soda and water bottles at Global Plastics in California, every day millions of water soda and bottles are ground, washed, and formed into containers for Hickman’s Family Farms. Egg cartons have evolved over the years...

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National FFA Officer Team Elected at 90th National FFA Convention & Expo

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National FFA Officer Team Elected at 90th National FFA Convention & Expo

2017-18 National FFA Officer Team Elected at 90th National FFA Convention & Expo INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017/National FFA Organization) – Students from Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky and Oklahoma have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2017-18 National FFA Officer team. Breanna Holbert, an agricultural education major at California State University of Chico, was elected national president. Holbert is the first female African American elected to the office of president. Erica Baier, an agricultural education major at Iowa State University, was elected national secretary. Piper Merritt, an agricultural economics major at Oklahoma State...

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Arizona Agriculture Teacher is National Award Finalist

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Arizona Agriculture Teacher is National Award Finalist

ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) has announced Sharon Metzger, Agriculture Teacher at Basha High School in Chandler, Arizona, as the 2017 ACTE Region V Teacher of the Year. This award recognizes the finest career and technical education teachers at the middle/secondary school level who have demonstrated innovation in the classroom, commitment to their students and dedication to the improvement of CTE in their institutions and communities. Sharon Metzger In 2003, Sharon Metzger was hired to establish a new Agriculture Program and FFA Chapter at Basha High School in Chandler, Arizona. Fourteen years later, the Basha Agriculture...

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Host ten friends at the Blue & Gold Gala?

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Host ten friends at the Blue & Gold Gala?

The Arizona FFA Foundation invites you to serve as a table host for the Blue & Gold Gala 2018. Table captains show their support of the Arizona FFA Foundation and the annual Gala by agreeing to host a table of ten and then reaching out to friends, family and business associates and inviting them to join the host at their Gala table on January 27, 2018. Each table seats ten people (or five couples) and the $1,500 cost can be covered by the table host, or be broken among those attendees. Companies can also become table captains and invite others to join them...

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The Biggest Night in Arizona Agriculture - Blue & Gold Gala

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The Biggest Night in Arizona Agriculture - Blue & Gold Gala

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