FFA Chapters Compete in Fort Benton


February 16, 2022

At the contest in Fort Benton last week, Madi Gruszie, Aislinn Handy, and Shyla Benzing test along with other FFA members to show what they know in the agronomy area with regards to plant and seed identification, fertilizers, diseases and disorders, equipment, grain grading, and variety selection.

Two area Chapters of the FFA participated in competitions held at Fort Benton High School on February 8. The Chinook Chapter of the FFA took three teams and the Harlem Chapter took one. For Chinook, the Senior Agronomy team placed 5th, Senior Ag Mechanics placed 15th, and the Junior Mechanics team placed 6th. Because of a malfunction with the Scantron machine, scores and placings for Harlem were not readily available.

Representing Chinook, six FFA members travelled to Fort Benton with their advisor Karyn Billmayer to test their knowledge on Tuesday. Christopher Jungers competed in Senior...

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