Northwest Missouri FFA Member Wins National Award
Winner: John Schenkel—Missouri
John Schenkel of the Northwest Technical FFA chapter in Maryville, Missouri, started a row crop production
operation with his sister when he was in the seventh grade. Today, he has 101 acres of soybeans and 54.5 acres of corn with an extra 40 acres that he’s renting for further development. During his years of production, Schenkel has worked to market his grain for higher prices. He is supported by his parents and FFA advisors Jackie and Jeremy Lacy.
This award is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer.