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(Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

Emma Montgomery, Kristan Gwynne and Ty Mitchell, standing at right from left, of the Artesia FFA direct a public speaking demonstration by Park Junior High School students Wednesday afternoon during the school’s annual Ag Day. FFA students and representatives from local ag-related businesses made the rounds at the junior high offering presentations on a wide variety of topics, including the NMSU Ag Science Center by Dr. Jane Breen Pierce, “Beef Myths” by the Eddy County CowBelles, and crop dusting by Richie Crockett and Wade Berry of Dirt Devils.