TULSA, Okla. — Maysen Garrett of the Guthrie FFA Chapter earned State Runner-Up honors in the 2023 Oklahoma FFA Diversified Livestock Production Proficiency Award area during the 97th Oklahoma FFA Convention on May 3.
Maysen Garrett of the Guthrie FFA Chapter competed in the Diversified Livestock Production Proficiency area with her agricultural enterprises of dairy cattle, sheep, and agriculture production. Garrett raises and sells sheep for both market as well as livestock exhibition purposes. Her dairy cattle operation gained her recognition at various National Livestock Shows as well as on a State and Local level.
The diversified livestock production proficiency award is designed to recognize students who are involved in a supervised agricultural experience involving the production and marketing of two or more livestock-related proficiencies, which include beef, dairy, swine, sheep, equine, specialty animals, small animal production, and poultry.
The award is sponsored at the state level by OKC West Livestock Market Inc. as well as Lost Princess Cattle Co. and Palace Drug. The Noble Research Institute provides a $1,000 state winner scholarship.
FFA is an integral part of the Agricultural Education division in the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system. With more than 29,000 members and 366 chapters, the Oklahoma FFA Association is the fifth-largest state FFA association. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. To learn more about the Oklahoma FFA, visit okffa.org.