Sophomore Brannick Sweetser was the high point individual in the Farm Business Management competition. Sweetser and teammates placed fourth in the Farm Business Management team event.
Deming's Meats team placed second and Courtney Hurt was the second-high individual... the Landscape Design team placed second and Keri Hays was the third-high individual... the Pasture and Range team placed second with Jason Lewis placing fourth and Brandon Brabson placing fifth in the individual rankings... the Crops team was second with Lyndsie Peterson as fifth-high individual... and the Homesite team was third and Brandon Brabson was third-high individual.
Deming F-F-A Advisor Larry Von Tress said there are two weeks until the District competition which will take place in Deming and Silver City... and most F-F-A students will spend their spring breaks this week studying and practicing for the upcoming district and state contests.
Von Tress said all of the judging contests -- or Career Development Events -- are related to agriculture and are designed to allow students to grow in knowledge of agricultural careers.