SAE

SAEs are supervised agricultural experiences. This can be anything from working directly on a farm to doing a research paper on soybeans. Doing an SAE is a great ways for members to get involved with agriculture, gain experience in fields that might interest them, or to try something new. SAEs fall under 1 of 6 categories as listed below. To learn more about SAEs go to FFA.org

SAE Categories

Service Learning SAE
 School Based Enterprise SAE
Research SAE
Placement Internship SAE
Ownership/Entrepreneurship SAE
Foundational SAE
Karley Mills and Tootsie
Karley Mills and Tootsie

Here Karley Mills is posed next to her cow Tootsie that she shows as her Foundational SAE.

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Logan and Jenna Merten
Logan and Jenna Merten

Here Logan and Jenna Merten can be seen processing corn from their home garden. Jenna grows this garden as her Ownership/Entrepreneurship SAE and sells canned corn and salsa that she makes from her garden.

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Sydney Hurd and her new calf
Sydney Hurd and her new calf

Sydney Hurd can be seen here taking care of a new born calf. She owns 8 cows that she breeds and calves every year. She sells the calves and uses the money to buy another cow. Sydney's small calving operation is her Ownership Entrepreneurship SAE

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Karley Mills and Tootsie
Karley Mills and Tootsie

Here Karley Mills is posed next to her cow Tootsie that she shows as her Foundational SAE.

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