Ag Teachers,

On February 9-10, Fort Valley State University will host state CDEs. Attached is a copy of the agenda for the FVSU state CDEs. The state level CDEs that will take place at FVSU are listed below, along with the Superintendent of each CDE.

CDEs & Superintendents
Agricultural Sales  -
Superintendent: Mr. Barry Norris ([log in to unmask])
Floriculture (Jr. & Sr.) - Superintendent: Mrs. Melissa Riley ([log in to unmask])
Horse Evaluation (Jr. & Sr.) -
Superintendent: Mr. Kent Benson ([log in to unmask])
Lawnmower Operations (MS & HS) - Superintendent: Mr. Kevin Jump ([log in to unmask])
Marketing Plan - Superintendent: Mr. Ben Lastly ([log in to unmask])

If you have students who will participate in any of the state CDEs listed above, please review the attached agenda closely. You should also receive an email from the appropriate CDE Superintendent(s) if you have not already. If you have questions, please reach out to the appropriate Superintendent. Remember that some state level CDEs can involve different pieces/practicums/etc… than the Area level competition. Be sure that you and your students are thoroughly prepared for what they will face at FVSU.

The Central Region AgEd office is selling lunches for Saturday, February 10. Mr. Chris Corzine will send a Google Doc to the state listserv for you to place your orders. Lunches will cost $6 and will include a chicken sandwich, chips and drink.

If you would like to order the FVSU State CDE day t-shirt, use the link below. Shirts are $10 each for sizes Small – XL, and $13 for sizes 2XL – 5XL. Shirts must be ordered by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 1.

If you have questions, please give me a call, or reach out to the appropriate CDE Superintendent.

Ben Lastly
Executive Secretary
Georgia FFA Association
316 Poultry Science – UGA
Athens, GA 30602
Office Phone: (706) 552-4456
Mobile Phone: (706) 410-4604
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