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Winter 1976

Danny Shiffer, Orlando, was L
elected National Vice Presi-
dent of the Southern 'i4o --n
at the national FFA c 2~ih .
tion in Kansas. City. See story
on page 5.



Over 330 Floridians Attend Convention


Over 330 Florida Future Farmers and
Guests attended the 49th National
FFA Convention in Kansas City, Mis-
souri. Over 20,000 participants were
drawn to Kansas City by an out-
standing program that included com-
median, Jerry Clower and the World's
Strongest Man, Paul Anderson.
A large variety of exhibits of
agricultural career opportunities
attracted thousands of members to the
auditorium's Exhibition Hall for the
"FFA Agricultural Career Show."
During the week, Florida members
participated in and received recogni-
tion for outstanding achievement.
Terry Isaacs, State FFA President;
and Woody Hildebrandt, the 1976-77
State Secretary, led the State Delega-
tion by serving as the official
delegates.
Three members were selected as
Southern Region winners in their
respective categories during awards
presentations in Kansas City.
Forest Management Awards
Bryan Mobley, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Emory Mobley, Macclenny, the
Southern Region Winner of the FFA
Forest Management Proficiency
Award has developed a small but
efficient gum farming operation as his


supervised occupational experience
program in vocational agriculture.
Although he did not enroll in the
Agribusiness and Natural Resources
Education Program until his


Bryan Mobley, Macclenny, (second
from left), is the 1976 Florida winner of
the Family Lines System's Future
Farmers of America forestry award.
Shown with Mobley is Congressman
Don Fuqua (second from right); Jack
L. Williams (left), the winner's
vocational agriculture teacher at
Baker County High School; and J. M.
Council (right), district sales manager
for the Family Lines System at
Tallahassee.


sophomore year in high school, Bryan
began immediately to develop his
forestry enterprise. "Being a member
of a family that for years had managed
woodlands for a continuous growth
and profit, I chose forestry as my proj-
ect," explains Bryan.
The practice of gum farming
requires some special equipment and
skills, both of which Bryan has
obtained over the last two years. With
a little practice, Bryan has learned the
techniques for wounding pine trees,
applying the collecting devices and
placement of acid solution for peak
production.
In addition to his main enterprise
of gum collection, Bryan has con-
structed firebreaks, cut fenceposts,
helped clear and burn forest land and
planted over 15,000 trees. On comple-
tion of Baker County High School,
Bryan plans to use earnings from his
forestry program to finance a college
degree in forestry.
Among his FFA activities have
been: Chapter Secretary; Star
Greenhand; Forestry Contest; and
Livestock Judging Team.
Sheep Production Awards
Mark Lott, 18, son of Rodman W.
Lott, Cottondale, the Southern Region
































Pictured here are part of the 330 Florida Delegation that attended the National FFA Convention in Kansas City. It was one of
the largest groups of representatives that the state has ever sent.


Winner of the FFA Sheep Production
Proficiency Award moved to Florida
when he was 12 after his parents
purchased a 600 acre crop and
livestock farm.
His sheep enterprise started at that
time has proven to be quite profitable.
Mark's involvement includes vac-
cinating, worming, shearing, pest con-
trol, and keeping production records.
Feed efficiency has increased by half a
pound over a two year period. All of
the feed is raised on the home farm
and Mark helps in planting and
harvesting the grain as well as other


Mark Lott, 17, Cottondale, is con-
gratulated by Donald McDowell,
executive director of the National FFA
Foundation Sponsoring Committee,
for being regional winner in the FFA
Sheep Production Proficiency Award
program sponsored by the National
FFA Foundation, Inc.


livestock projects.
His supervised occupational
experience program in vocational agri-
culture includes sheep, cattle, hogs,
and crops. "I have never had a student
who could budget his time so well in
operating so many different
enterprises successfully," says Mark's
Vocational Agriculture Instructor.
The Cottondale FFA member
hopes to continue his education and
upon graduation go into farming as his
lifelong vocation.
His FFA activities have included:
State Forestry Team; Chapter Sen-
tinel; and Exhibited Crops at Fair.
Ornamental Horticulture Awards
Mark A. Williams, 19, son of Mr. and
Mrs. L. O. Williams, Orlando, is the
Southern Region Winner in the FFA
Ornamental Horticulture Proficiency
Award. He never lived on a farm until
he moved to Florida at the age of ten.
As a freshman, Mark's vocational
agriculture instructor found him a job
at the Orlando Sports Stadium. The
work was not the most glamorous-
trimming, edging, and replacing
plants, but it proved valuable
experience later when Mark moved
into other job opportunities.
"Although I did small jobs like
mowing lawns, I really didn't have any
idea what horticulture was about until
I reached high school and started my
vo-ag classes," said Mark. But from
that point on, things began happening
for Mark. He started his own land-
scaping and lawn maintenance
business. His first contract was for six


homes to be landscaped and sodded.
Since that time, Mark has completed
nearly 25 houses under contract and
has hired three part-time assistants.
In the future, Mark plans to pursue
a degree in Landscape Architecture.
His goal is to build a large and progres-
sive landscape business in Central
Florida.
Among his FFA activities have'
been: National Dairy and Horticulture
Judging Teams; First in District
Parliamentary Procedure; Chapter
Treasurer; and Ornamental State
Demonstrations.


Mark Williams, 18, Orlando, is con-
gratulated by Donald McDowell,
executive director of the National FFA
Foundation Sponsoring Committee,
after being named regional winner in
the FFA Ornamental Horticulture
Proficiency Award program sponsored
by the National FFA Foundation, Inc.


Florida Future Farmer








Fm AGRICULTUNE'/I NU GE NEARTIOI0

NATIONAL F SAETY1
AWARD WINERS








Wesley Wallick and Marty Spivey, of
the Zephyrhills FFA Chapter, receive
the National Gold Rating in the
Chapter Safety Contest. Advisor Larry
Wyatt looks on as William Seward,
Public Relations manager, Agri-
cultural Department, Dow Chemical
and Richard McElheny, president,
Farm and Industrial Institute, con-
gratulates them. The South Sumter
FFA Chapter (no picture available)
also received the National Gold Rating
in Chapter Safety.


Honorary Degree Recipients
Three advisors from Florida were
selected to receive the coveted
Honorary American Farmer Degree at
the National FFA Convention in
Kansas City. Elmer Badger, Ocoee;
Walter Massey, Lakeland; and Larry
Reese of Alachua were the individuals
who were recognized for their out-
standing contributions to the FFA
organization.
Florida was also represented by
their share of the American Farmer
Degree recipients. Those who have
earned this, the highest degree, are as
follows: Mark Alford, Vernon; David
Barber, Baker County; J. T. Cheshire,
Auburndale; Tommy Crawford, Lake


1976-77
State Officers

President ................. Terry Isaacs, Groveland
Secretary ........... Woody Hildebrandt, Greensboro
Vice President ........... Randy Hanna, Greensboro
Vice President ...... Mike Carruth, Hamilton County
Vice President ........ Rickey Jackson, South Sumter
Vice President ............. Eddy Kirkland, Bartow
Vice President ..... Ricky DeMaria, Miami-McArthur
Program Consultant ....... Gary Bartley, Tallahassee
Program Director .......... Joe Kirkland, Tallahassee

Florida Future Farmer
Volume XXXVIII, Number 4
Winter 1976
Published quarterly by Cody Publications, Inc., 410 W.
Verona St., P.O. Box 1030, Kissimmee, Florida 32741, for
the Florida Association, Future Farmers of America. Sec-
ond class postage paid at Kissimmee, Florida 32741.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS, undeliverable copies, and
editorial correspondence should be sent to Gary Bartley,
Knott Building, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. No subscrip-
tions sold.
THE FLORIDA ASSOCIATION, FFA, is sponsored by
State Department of Education. Ralph D. Turlington,
Commissioner of Education; Joe D. Mills, Director of
Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education; Joe R. Kirk-
land, Program Director, Agricultural Education, Tallahas-
see, Florida.


Butler; Vernon Crosby, Brandon; Ted
Edwards, Okeechobee; Bill Hamm,
Santa Fe; Miriam Hapner, Sarasota;
William Hosmer, Bartow; Wayne
Hunter, Plant City; Robert Koon,
Lafayette; James Morgan, Polk Vo-
Tech; Gary Revels, South Sumter;
Danny Schiffer, Orlando-Colonial;
Virginia Simpson, Citrus; Carl Story,
Orlando-Colonial; Phillip Strong,
South Sumter; Ira Lauren Sturgis,
Fort Meade; Dennis Eugene Swilley,
Santa Fe; and William Wolfram,
Palatka.
One Florida FFA member par-
ticipated in the 122-piece National
Band. Henry Breton of Bartow played
the Bass Clarinet in the band, which
was composed of members from 40
states. They were recruited through
the mail.
A similarly organized chorus of 100
voices included one Floridian, Andrew
Boyd of Palmetto.

Chapter Award Program Winners
Fourteen Florida FFA chapters sent
representatives to Kansas City to
receive National Chapter Awards.
They are as follows:
Gold Emblem Santa Fe Senior
Chapter, Alachua; Bartow Senior
Chapter, Bartow; Mulberry Chapter,
Mulberry; Okeechobee Chapter,
Okeechobee; South Sumter Chapter,
Bushnell.
Silver Emblem winners were:
Greensboro Chapter, Greensboro;
Interlachen Chapter, Interlachen;
Hamilton County Chapter, Jasper;
Zephyrhills Chapter, Zephyrhills; and
Groveland Chapter, Groveland.
Winners of Bronze Emblems were:
Moore Haven Chapter, Moore Haven;
Chiefland Chapter, Chiefland;
Palatka Chapter, Palatka; and Santa


FFA- AGRICULTUREIIEWI GEnERATIOn

S0BAC AWARD WIsIE


Damon Caruthers, Kathy Albritton
and Cris Sheffield of the Mulberry
FFA Chapter receive the National Golf
Emblem in the Building Our
American Communities program.
William Walker, assistant secretary of
Rural Development congratulates
them for their accomplishments.

FFA AGRICULTURE' nIEU GEnERATIOn


Craig Fugate and Mitch Sands of the
Santa Fe Sr. FFA Chapter receive the
National Gold Emblem in the
Building Our American Communities
program. Advisor Larry Reese looks on
as William Walker congratulates
them.

Fe Junior Chapter, Alachua.
Celebrate '76 Participants
Sixteen Florida Chapters were
Continued on Page 7


A select group of eighteen Florida FFA members received the coveted American
Farmer Degree at the National FFA Convention. These students were selected as
recipients of this high degree based upon their supervised agricultural projects and
their leadership activities in the FFA.


Winter, 1976







49th ARlnUAL FFA COnvEnTIOn

FFA AGRICULTURE nEW GEnERATIOn

I DAIRY CATTLE CONTEST


Members of the Hardee County FFA Dairy Cattle Team
were presented a special plaque commemorating their par-
ticipation in a National FFA Contest in Kansas City by
(Left to right), Irvin J. Elkin, President, Associated Milk
Producers, Inc., of Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin. The team was
one of 46 FFA teams participating in the National FFA
Dairy Cattle Contest at the National FFA Convention in
Kansas City, Missouri. Team members (left to right) Jeff
Spivey, Gene Brummet, Jane Howard, and Allen Sperry
were accompanied by their Advisor/Coach (far right), Ron
Crawford of Wauchula. The National FFA Dairy Cattle
Contest is a Special Project of the National FFA Founda-
tion, Inc. sponsored by Associated Milk Producers, Inc., San
Antonio, Texas.


49th RIINUA FFR COnvEnTIOfn

FFR AGRICULTURE! nEW GEnERATIOIn


Members of the Dade City FFA Livestock Team were
presented a special State winners plaque commemorating
their participation in a National FFA Contest in Kansas
City by (left to right) Roger Hurst, Manager, Youth Com-
munications Division, Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis,
Missouri. The team was one of 48 FFA teams participating
in the State FFA Livestock Contest at the National FFA
Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Team members (left
to right), Dane Hamilton, Divid Sadler, and Jamey Best
were accompanied by their Advisor/Coach (far right), Ed
Dillard of Dade City. The National FFA Livestock Contest
is a Special Project of the National FFA Foundation, Inc.
sponsored by the Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis, Mis-
souri.


49th RnnUAL FFA ConvEnTIon

FFA RGRICULTUREY nEW GEnERATIOn

MILK OUAUTY
DAIRY FOODS I


Members of the South Sumter FFA Milk Quality and Dairy
Foods Team were presented a special State winners plaque
commemorating their participation in a National FFA con-
test in Kansas City by (left to right), William Powell, Presi-
dent of Mid-America Dairymen, Inc. of Springfield, Mis-
souri. The team was one of 35 FFA teams participating in
the National FFA Milk Quality and Dairy Foods Contest at
the National FFA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
Team members (left to right), Shirley Nelson, Pam Merritt,
Frank Gomes, and Lawrence Stephens were accompanied
by their Advisor/Coach (far right), John Stephens of
Bushnell. The National FFA Milk Quality and Dairy Foods
Contest is a Special Project of the National FFA Founda-
tion, Inc. sponsored by Mid-America Dairymen, Inc., of
Springfield, Missouri.


49th MInUfL FF COlVEnTIOfl

FFN AGOICULLTURE'I EW GEnERAmTIO

I HORTULTURE TESTT I


Members of the Tampa Bay Tech FFA Horticulture Team
were presented a special State winners plaque com-
memorating their participation in a National FFA Contest
in Kansas City by Ray Brush (left), Secretary of the
American Association of Nurserymen, Inc., of Washington,
D.C. The team was one of 40 Horticulture Teams par-
ticipating in the National FFA Horticulture Contest at the
National FFA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Team
members Cynde Romans, Steve Griffith, Steve Pardue and
James Evans were accompanied by their Advisor/Coach
John Davidson of Tampa. The National FFA Horticulture
Contest is a Special Project of the National FFA Founda-
tion, Inc. sponsored by the American Association of
Nurserymen, Inc., Washington, D.C., Wholesale Nursery
Growers of America, Inc., Washington, D.C., Gulf Crop
Protection Products, Gulf Oil Chemicals Co., Merriam
Kansas, and Trans-Sphere Corporation, Mobile, Alabama.


Florida Future Farmer







Danny Schiffer
Elected Southern
Vice President
Danny Schiffer, a 19-year-old agri-
cultural mechanic from Orlando, has
been elected National FFA Vice Presi-
dent of the Southern Region.
Announcement of election results
came during the 49th National FFA
Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. William
Schiffer, Danny has been active in the
FFA and involved in horticulture and
agricultural mechanics projects for the
past five years. He started his farming
program with a small truck farm and a
poultry enterprise. The operation has
grown into a successful operation
including beef, poultry, and truck
crops.
More recently Danny's main
agriculture interest has been in the
field of agricultural mechanics. Schif-
fer works closely with his father in
their partnership and is also employed
as a herdsman with Dietrich Brothers
of Orlando.
In the FFA Schiffer was president
of his chapter and federation. He
served under chapter advisor H. F.
Dietrich at the Colonial High School.
Danny served the Florida FFA Asso-
ciation as Secretary in 1974-75. He has
participated in public speaking con-
tests on the local, district and state
levels. Schiffer was the State Home
Improvement Award winner in 1973
and received the Florida Bankers
Scholarship the following year.
A member of the Florida Tech
University debate team for two years,
Schiffer has also been involved in stu-
dent government at the University.
During his senior year in high school
Danny was named to Who's Who
Among High School Students.
In addition to his FFA and
agricultural interests Schiffer enjoys
all types of sports and involvement in
community projects. The Florida
Association takes great pride in con-
gratulating Danny on his election.


Careers Are
FFA Product
The key to success in the search for
tomorrow's career is a sound
vocational agriculture program. When
combined with an active FFA chapter
in which members learn by doing, the
program unites youth with career op-
portunities in agriculture.
FFA provides its members an op-
portunity to develop their personal
and career potentials.


The 1976-77 National officers are pictured from left to right: Danny Schiffer,
National Vice President of the Southern Region; Sam Brownback, Central Region
Vice President; Rick McDaniel, National Vice President of the Eastern Region;
Julie Smiley, Western Region Vice President; National Student Secretary, Bruce
Maloch; and the 1976-77 National FFA President, James Bode.


Members of the Hardee County FFA State Meats Team were presented a special
State winners plaque by (left to right), W. R. Marquart, (far left) Vice-President
Livestock Procurement, Oscar Mayer & Co., Madison, Wisconsin and James D.
Basham, Manager of Civic Affairs, Wilson Foods Corporation, Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma. The team was one of 34 FFA teams participating in the National FFA
Meats Contest at the National FFA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Team
members (left to right), Danny Weeks, Robert Cardin, Tommy Sconyers, and
Mark White were accompanied by their Advisor/Coach Ron Crawford of
Wauchula. The National FFA Meats Contest is sponsored by Oscar Mayer & Co.,
Wilson Foods Corporation, Jones Dairy Farm and Geo. A. Hormel & Co. as a
Special Project of the National FFA Foundation, Inc.


Winter, 1976








New State Fairgrounds In Tampa


Ready For 12-Day Run, Feb. 2-13


Construction of the $9.2 million
Florida State Fairgrounds finished
ahead of schedule according to Bruce
M. Robbins, Authority Development
Chairman.
The new fairgrounds, located on a
276 acre park-like setting at Inter-
state 4 and Highway 301, was
scheduled for completion in the fall of
1976.
"Fair Authority staff members
should have been able to take posses-
sion of offices and facilities in plenty of
time to prepare for the 1977 Fair,
scheduled for Feb. 2-13", Robbins
said.
In addition to the 12-day fair, the
facilities are planned for year round
operation, bringing millions of new
dollars into the state annually.
The 86,000 square foot Expo
Building will be the major structure on
the fairgrounds. It is designed for a
variety of athletic, entertainment and
trade shows.
The Expo Building is designed to
seat 8,000 people and has a 45 foot ceil-
ing, making it possible for such events
as circuses, sports events and rodeos to
take place indoors.
"In addition to providing a show-
case for exhibitors during the 12-day
annual fair, the building will be the
largest of this type on the west coast of
Florida", Robbins said.
Always a favorite with fairgoers,
Old MacDonald's Farm has been
expanded to include the display and
demonstration of antiquated farm
implements and kitchen utensils, an
animal petting farm, a country store,
and craftsmen demonstrating skills
reminiscent of America's past.
Exterior construction on the
Exhibit Building is designed as a show
case for Florida's artistic works. This
building will display youth and adult
art shows, women's world of fashion,
and horticulture.
The livestock show ring, with the
recent installation of a sunshine yellow
fireproof vinyl canopy roof, has been
designed to allow ventilation and still
provide protection from rain and
shade from direct sunlight.
Additional plans included the con-
struction and development of a 25 acre
horse show facility with six horse
barns, 480 eleven by twelve feet
precast concrete stalls; two show rings,
one grand prix ring and several con-
veniently located warm-up areas.
In addition to horse shows and
exhibitions held during the annual


This unique bright yellow canopy is
designed for the new livestock show These two 80' x 275' cattle barns will
ring. It has been designed to allow ven- accommodate approximately 400
tilation and still provide protection animals. A special feature for the
from rain, and shade from direct livestock exhibitors will be a separate
sunlight. entrance which will allow a more con-
venient method for feeding and caring


fair, national shows representing all
breeds will be featured as interim
activities.
Seven entertainment centers were
constructed on the grounds with a
variety of performances and events
with appeal to all fair visitors.
"Special doors, entrance ramps,
phone booths, rest rooms and drinking
fountains for persons confined to wheel
chairs are being conveniently located
throughout the facility", Robbins said.
The bee-hive of activity was not
confined to the construction areas.
Grass is being planted and sodded and
23 acres of man-made lakes are being
filled with water.
600 silk oaks have been planted at
the new fairgrounds with an additional
7,000 natural trees of Florida
scheduled for planting by area girl
scouts and boy scouts later this fall.


of the animals.


The Expo Building will be the major
structure on the fairgrounds, with a
seating capacity of 8,000 people. It is
designed for a variety of athletics,
entertainment, trade shows, and cir-
cuses, just to mention a few.


This group of agricultural enthusiasts met in Tampa recently to preview the
development of the new Florida State Fair Facilities. Pictured from left to right
are: Gary Bartley, Charlie Williams, Al Howard, Joe Kirkland, O. M. Johnson,
Tom Cochrane, Ron Jeffries, John Denmark, Gary Lee, Ed Mahoney, Elton
Hinton, Darwin Bennett, Ralph Smouse, Doyle Connor, Paul King, Bill Oelslager,
and Bruce Robbins.


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Members of the Dade City FFA
Poultry Team were presented a special
State winners plaque in Kansas City
by (left to right) Allen E. Tate, Public
Relations Supervisor, Victor F.
Weaver, Inc., New Holland, Penn-
sylvania. The team was one of 35 FFA
State Poultry teams participating in
the National Team members (left to
right), Dorothy Pless, Susan Weaver,
and Larry Barthle were accompanied
by their Advisor/Coach (far right),
Floyd Philmon of Dade City.

Convention
From Page 3
presented "Celebrate '76" citations
recognizing their participation in
Bicentennial FFA activities. They are
as follows:
Blue-Bartow Senior Chapter,
Greensboro Chapter, and Mulberry
Senior Chapter.
Red-Auburndale Senior Chapter,
Brandon Senior Chapter, Fort Meade
Senior Chapter, Vernon Chapter,
Winter Haven Chapter, and
Zephyrhills Senior Chapter.
White-Interlachen Senior
Chapter, Marshall Junior Chapter,
Newberry Chapter, Riverdale
Chapter, Santa Fe Senior Chapter,
Seminole-Largo Senior Chapter, and
Van Buren Junior Chapter.

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Chapter Forestry Award Winners are shown receiving their certificates and cash
prizes from Frank Westmark, Manager, Public Relations-South, St. Regis Paper
Company. First place, Gainesville Agribusiness Center; 2nd place, Palatka FFA
Chapter; 3rd place, Tate FFA Chapter; 4th place, Lake Butler FFA Chapter and in
5th place was the Mayo FFA Chapter. Best Chapter Scrapbook went to the Baker
FFA Chapter.


The 1976-77 Officers and Directors of the Florida Vocational Agricultural Teachers
Association were elected at the annual meeting of the Vocational Educators'
Conference in Orlando. From left to right are Joe Kirkland, Program Director,
Agribusiness and Natural Resources Education; Kenneth Lee, Director, Region V;
John Carter, Director, Region III; Charles Saunders, Director, Region I; Robert
Brown, Director, Region II; James Thornhill, Treasurer; Bill Oelslager, Director,
Region IV; Jimmy Harrell, Secretary; Doug Holmberg, President-Elect and Troy
Caruthers, President.


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John Folks, forestry teacher at the Alachua County School District's Agribusiness
Center, was recently declared the statewide "Rookie-of-the-Year" by the Florida
Vocational Association at the Ninth Annual Vocational Educators' Summer
Workshop in Orlando. The annual award goes to the first-year vocational educa-
tion teacher in the state who is considered the most outstanding. Joe D. Mills,
Director, Division of Vocational Education, is shown making the presentation to
Folks. Folks, a native of Gainesville, is a 1975 graduate of the University of Florida.


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Chiefland Wins State Forestry Contest

Many members across the state began
competing earlier in the year in hopes
of being named the top individual in
their respective field of forestry. The
state winners, named at the State
Forestry Field Day in Perry, are as
follows, clockwise starting at top right:
Ocular Estimation-Doug Davis,
Blountstown; Sawtimber Volume
Estimation-Donnie Davis, Plant
City; Pulpwood Estimation-Robert
Beauchamp, Chiefland Chapter; Land
Measurement-Mickey Morgan,
Chiefland; and Log Rolling-Jim
Sherk and Butch Berry, South
Sumter. Not pictured are the winners
in Log Sawing, Donnie Davis and
Brian Watts, Plant City. Making the
presentations is Carroll Lamb of the
Florida Forestry Association.








Support You
The Annual FFA State Forestry Local Chapt
Contest was held in conjunction with
the Florida Forest Festival in Perry on
October 22. The winner of the annual
event was the Chiefland Senior
Chapter.
Six teams competing in the finals
placed as follows: Chiefland Senior--
1st; Blountstown-2nd; Plant City-
3rd; South Sumter-4th; Miami
McArthur-5th; and Walnut Hill-
6th.
The winners of the individual
awards were: Ocular Estimation-
Doug Davis, Blountstown; Pulpwood -
Estimation-Robert Beauchamp,
Chiefland; Land Measurement--
Mickey Morgan, Chiefland; Saw-
timber Volume Estimation-Donnie
Davis, Plant City; Log Rolling-Jim
Sherk and Butch Berry, South
Sumter; Log Sawing-Donnie Davis
and Brian Watts, Plant City.
The state event was sponsored by
the Division of Forestry and the Carroll Lamb, executive director of the Florida Forestry Association p
Florida Forestry Association. Carroll state winning plaque to the Chiefland FFA Chapter. Members of the
Lamb, Florida Forestry Association, Forestry Contest are: Ladon Foley, Robert Beauchamp, Mickey Mo
was on hand to make the presenta- Fisher, Mike Lee, Bill Langston, Judy Cannon and Charles Forehand. E
tions. chapter advisor, and his wife are also present.


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