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High school students from around the state competed in a Future Farmers of America (FFA) competition at Sheridan College. Over 200 students took part in team and individual events.

Organizers offered events like horse judging, agricultural sales, environment and natural resources, and farm and business management.

Sheridan College Agriculture Director Mae Smith said the annual event not only helps prepare students for upcoming competitions in the spring but also teaches them skills to use after high school.

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