From left, FFA representatives Joy Menefee, Kayli Lynch, Tori Null, Trey Yates, Laney Hannigan and Weston Leonard look on Thursday morning as Mayor Phillip Burch declares FFA Week in Artesia. According to the proclamation, FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of the food, fiber and natural resource systems. As their motto – “learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve” – suggests, FFA promotes leadership, personal growth and career success among its members. Agriculture education and FFA ensure a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing demands in the science, business and technology of agriculture. Rob Larson – Daily Press

From left, FFA representatives Joy Menefee, Kayli Lynch, Tori Null, Trey Yates, Laney Hannigan and Weston Leonard look on Thursday morning as Mayor Phillip Burch declares FFA Week in Artesia. According to the proclamation, FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of the food, fiber and natural resource systems. As their motto – “learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve” – suggests, FFA promotes leadership, personal growth and career success among its members. Agriculture education and FFA ensure a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing demands in the science, business and technology of agriculture. Rob Larson – Daily Press