Kerry Rose has a rare profession. He is a farmer, and he is proud of it. Though many people reading this article are farmers and ranchers, there are fewer every day. When not working on his farm, Kerry works with the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) to help make sure farmers and ranchers remember they are on the same team.
Agriculture education takes a different approach at Lake Career and Technical Center, a part of the Camdenton School system, located in the midst of the tourism community of Lake of the Ozarks in Camden County. Jeff Kitchen has been the Camdenton agriculture instructor and FFA advisor for the past 20 years.