Third place emtomology team

Palmyra FFA Chapter placed third in entomology career development event during the 91st Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia, April 25-26, 2019. Front, from left, Augustine Mahsman, Tim Wellman, Evan Nierman and Ji Yong Ni. Back, Luke Mahsman and Amanda Haeberlin.

The Palmyra FFA Chapter placed third in the entomology career development event at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. 

There were 48 teams in the competition. 

The winning team members are Evan Nierman, Ji Yong Ni, Augustine Mahsman and Timothy Wellman. 

Individually, Nierman placed first, Ni placed third, Mahsman placed 32nd and Wellman placed 138th out of 182 participants. 

Palmyra FFA advisors are Amanda Haeberlin and Luke Mahsman.   

The entomology teams take a written exam on pesticide application and safety regulations, as well as identify species of insects