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2021 #SpeakAgMichigan Social Media Challenge winners announced

Joe Ankley’s North Huron FFA chapter took top honors in the 2021 #SpeakAgMichigan social media challenge.

The 2021 #SpeakAgMichigan CHALLENGE supported by the Michigan Foundation for Agriculture recognized the top 10 high school FFA chapters and top three Collegiate Farm Bureau members with cash prizes totaling $6,000.

From September to December, FFA Chapters and collegiate members engaged with consumers and built up their advocacy skills by designing social media campaigns highlighting designated commodities each month. The same commodities were the focus of FARM Crate subscription boxes

  • September: Apples
  • October: Pumpkins
  • November: Turkeys
  • December: Christmas Trees

From demonstrating a piece of equipment related to the commodity to visiting a farm and interviewing the farmer, offering a recipe or sharing growing tips, our top FFA chapter winners as well as all additional competitors spent time laying out a plan to accurately and effectively connect with consumers.

Help congratulate our winners and participants in both divisions by liking their pages and supporting their efforts!

High School FFA Chapter Division

Collegiate Farm Bureau Member Division

  • Winning the collegiate division and receiving $500 for both her and her collegiate Farm Bureau chapter was Hayley Cary of Gratiot County, a member of the Montcalm Collegiate Farm Bureau.

The Michigan Foundation for Agriculture, is a 501(c)(3) governed by Michigan Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors, positively contributes to the future of Michigan agriculture through leadership and educational programming.

For more information about the #SpeakAgMichigan Contest contact Katie Eisenberger, Michigan Farm Bureau high school and collegiate programs specialist.

Date Posted: January 13, 2022