Age: 16

Hometown: Verona, Mo.

Parents: Robbie and Terry Kruger

Siblings: Dale Larson; Bryan, Kelsei, Josh and Allison Krueger.

FFA Chapter: Verona FFA

Advisor: Aaron Crosby

What is your involvement in agriculture?

“I am secretary of the Verona FFA Chapter. I also help my dad in the turkey barns and help my dad take care of my grandpa’s cows. I am also on the equine juding team.”

What is your favorite part of being involved in agriculture?

“My favorite part of agriculture is being able to work with my dad, and get paid while having fun with my family and friends.”

What are your future plans?

“I plan on going into nursing, but if I can’t get into nursing school, my fall back plan is to be a history or ag teacher. My other fall back is to be a veterinarian.”

What is the best advice about agriculture you have received? Who gave you that advice?

“Work smarter, not harder. I was told this by my dad as we were pushing hay bales off of the truck. “


Kristen has received her Greenhand degree and hopes to do well during FFA contests.


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