A Nevada FFA team earned a silver award in the Iowa FFA Poultry Evaluation event held at the Hanson Center on April 23. The FFA Poultry Evaluation Evaluation Career Development Event provides an opportunity for FFA members to display their agricultural knowledge and skills in the area of Poultry Evaluation.
Activities included: placing classes of live poultry; placing and grading classes of ready to cook poultry; grading classes of egg interiors and exteriors; identifying and grading further process poultry products, and a poultry production examination. There were 338 members participating from 88 chapters.
The Poultry Evaluation and Technology Career Development Event was coordinated and conducted by Cameron Hall and the Poultry Science Staff of the Animal Science Department at Iowa State University. The Iowa FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event was made possible with support from the Iowa Poultry Association through the Iowa FFA Foundation. Newly Weds Foods, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association, and Tyson Foods, Inc.