Virtual Student Workshops

Blue and Gold Entrepreneurship
Jason Wetzler

Are you an “ideas” person with a big imagination? Want to start your own business? We’ll teach you how in this lightning-fast entrepreneurship workshop.

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From A-Z There’s an Ag Career for Me
Tessa Matuszak, Nutrien and National Ag in the Classroom

Curious how your interests and hobbies can someday become a part of your career? Do you see yourself working in agriculture? Let’s explore your career matches by building a career avatar. Download the Journey 2050 app from the AppStore or GooglePlay to play along.

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Habits: Your Best Frienemy
Sarah Rutledge

Taking care of yourself is as important as it’s ever been. During this workshop, we will teach you to master your habits, a proven tool to improve your mental health.

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Living to Serve Are You Ready
Jennifer Kerschner and Stefonie Sebastian, National FFA Organization

Are you and your chapter ready to plan a service project? Join us in this session to learn how to put your leadership into ACTION during National FFA Week (and beyond) by planning and hosting a service event in your local community.

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Mentorship Matters
Shea Booster

Let’s learn how we can seek out mentors in our lives and be a mentor to those around us.

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The Most Important Word in the World
Shea Booster

We are often defined not by what we do but who we know. The best leaders build the best relationships. During this workshop, we’ll teach you how to do that.

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Tools and Tactics To Create a Thriving Small Business
Valerie Luhman, Grass Fed Cattle Co., Barn2Door

Students, farmers and aspiring entrepreneurs will learn the tools and tactics to create and manage a sustainable and successful business model.

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U.S. Army Careers Working With Animals
U.S. Army

Do you have a passion for animals? Looking for the right path to pursue a career as a veterinarian, vet tech or an animal handler? This workshop will explore the Army MOS careers of soldiers and the animals they work with, including veterinary corps officer (64), field veterinary services (64A), veterinary laboratory animal medicine officer (64C), animal care specialist (68T), veterinary pathology (64D), and the military working dog handler (31K). This virtual experience will showcase Army soldiers who turned their love for animals into a full-time career. Find out more at www.goarmy.com.

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Winning Over Your Virtual Audience
Sarah Rutledge

In 2020, $40 billion was spent on social media marketing in the U.S. We’ll look at how to best influence your followers so we as agricultural advocates aren’t missing out.

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Your Ag Literacy Toolbox
Lauren Millang, American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Join the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to learn about free resources for engaging your community in ag literacy. Host an “Ag Day,” visit an elementary school classroom—the options are endless.

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Business Overview Tours  (Oct. 21-26)

Students can gear up for the FFA National Convention & Expo in this engaging experience. Learn firsthand the history and technical capabilities Corteva Agriscience brings to each of its platforms. Take this tour, then stop by Corteva’s booth in the Indiana Convention Center to learn more.

Crop Protection Discovery, Seed Discovery or Career Success Tours (Oct 27-29)

During the FFA National Convention & Expo, students can choose from a variety of options—including 30-minute or one-hour intervals. Discovery tours will focus on specific areas of our business. Career Success Tours will provide an overview and let students dive deeper into different lab spaces across Corteva’s Global Business Centers. Career Success Tours will finish with a career panel, so students can learn more about what a potential career with Corteva could mean for them.

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Sponsored by

Merck Animal Health, Microsoft and Nutrien Ag Solutions are proud sponsors of student and teacher workshops at the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo.

 
Merck
Microsoft
Nutrien Ag Solutions