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DTN Editors' Notebook
Virginia H. Harris Progressive Farmer Associate Editor
Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:45 PM CDT

Virginia Harris, associate editor at The Progressive Farmer Magazine, spent several days at this year's national FFA convention, and filed this on her thoughts about how the conversations around food, farming, and technology are changing, and the role ag youth will need to play in that conversation.


The 87th FFA Convention wraps up Saturday afternoon, with 62,000 members, advisers and assorted media and guests heading their separate ways. This year's convention felt similar to years past in its overwhelming swarm of blue-jacketed young people, but several of the general session speakers had a certain urgency to their remarks.

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