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By Leslie Reed
University of Nebraska Lincoln 

Training the Next Crop of Ag Professionals

 

February 27, 2019

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Toni Rasmussen is a former farm kid who knows the pride of donning an FFA jacket. As a high schooler in Albion, Rasmussen was inspired by her ag education class.

Toni Rasmussen is a former farm kid who knows the pride of donning an FFA jacket. Thanks to support from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she's using her life experience and education to share that pride with high school students, too.

As a high schooler in Albion, Rasmussen was inspired by her ag education class, which propelled her to organize a goat enterprise for her family farm. Naturally, a career in ag education was a perfect next step for her. Today, she's one of 200 instructors across the state working in a full-time position teaching agriculture to high school students.

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