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NC State Represented on Collegiate FFA Tour

Daniel Alvey, incoming junior agricultural education major at NC State recently returned from Southeast Asia with a group of collegiate FFA students touring the region, learning about their agricultural practices:

Of the things that Alvey saw on the tour, Vietnamese markets surprised him the most:

Singapore also offered a learning experience when it comes to trade, Alvey says:

Visits to working farms were limited, but Alvey says that getting to see rice fields was interesting:

Alvey submitted essays and a resume to the collegiate FFA program to be considered for the trip, and was accompanied by college students from all over the country.

Daniel Alvey, incoming NC State junior with the collegiate FFA program. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.