Moultrie Observer

Agriculture

February 22, 2012

Ag marketing team places 2nd in state

MOULTRIE — Colquitt County High School FFA members competed Feb. 4 at the state contest in agricultural marketing. The team won first place at the area competition with its agricultural marketing plan based on Lauri Jo’s Southern Style Canning in Norman Park. The team placed 2nd in the state with their plan and presentation. Team members, from left, Elizabeth Horne, Michael Schwarz and Katie Beth Tucker studied the current market and developed an advertising plan based on a real business model. The students will be honored on stage at the State FFA Convention in April in Macon.

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