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HCC Students attend NYFEA Institute

HCC instructor, Laura Winstead, accompanied four HCC agricultural students to Memphis Tennessee for the National Young Farmer Education Association (NYFEA) National Institute, December 6 8th. The students were among over 200 people who attended the institute.
ag students and instructor standing by farm equipment
The HCC students who attended are all members of the HCC Collegiate Young Farmer Chapter and members of the Kentucky Young Farmer Association. The students participated in the Ag Decision Makers College and learned about the future of agriculture from several expert guest speakers. They participated in YALE (Young Ag Leaders Event) and learned about various agricultural issues. The students also enjoyed tours to a cotton gin processing plant that has been in operation for over 100 years and a John Deere dealership in Tunica County, Mississippi.

Photo (left to right) Tyler Chapman, Kathryn Leslie, Kathryn Hart, Laura Winstead, Tyler Buckman