Author: Alli Abadir

My name is Alli Abadir and I am currently a freshman Agricultural Education major. I have a passion for educating youth about agriculture and how it is relevant in their everyday lives.  In the past, I have shown market lambs at the local and state level and entered country cured hams at my county fair.  I also teach a program called Agriculture Education on the Move, where I teach third grade students about all aspects of agriculture through hands-on activities from corn and soybeans to livestock production. Here at Mizzou, I am a member of Delta Gamma fraternity and collegiate FFA.

Amanda Smith recognized with outstanding first-year educator award

For agricultural education instructor, Amanda Smith, the way she teaches and inspires young agriculturalists each day has been shaped by her past experiences interning for the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) and the Missouri Soybean Association (MSA). Both of…