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Members of the Artesia FFA judging teams pose for a picture prior to departing Tuesday for the state competition in Las Cruces.  Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Members of the Artesia FFA judging teams pose for a picture prior to departing Tuesday for the state competition in Las Cruces. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

By TERESA LEMON
Community Living Editor
Thirty-five members of Artesia FFA judging teams departed for Las Cruces and state competition Tuesday afternoon.
Judging teams have been competing at regional events since Feb. 28 and earned their way to state at the district competition March 31 – April 1 at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. They will compete today through Friday in Las Cruces with winners advancing to the National FFA Convention in October in Louisville, Ky. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.