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10 Reasons Your Child Should Join FFA or 4-H

It’s hard to imagine growing up on a farm without participating in 4-H or FFA. Although there was no FFA in my high school in Ann Arbor, Mich. (there were only about five farm kids in my class of 700), my siblings and I were active members of 4-H. Our woodworking leader had a workshop in his basement, so one Saturday a month, my sister and I would go there to work on projects, like the obligatory three-legged milk stool, a bread board and cribbage board, a tack box and finally, a solid walnut coffee table.

 

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