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Little Falls Native to Serve on National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador Team [AUDIO]

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ST. CLOUD — Twenty Future Farmers of America (FFA) members throughout the country have been selected to serve on the 2013-14 National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador team.

Sara Colombe, of Little Falls, was one of the twenty members selected by the National FFA Organization. She says it was a long process to make the final cut.

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As part of the program Colombe and the other Ambassadors underwent specialized training in Greensboro, North Carolina, to learn how to best advocate the agricultural industry.

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Each Ambassador must complete a minimum of 30 hours of presentations to businesses, schools and community groups.

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Colombe, who is a student at South Dakota State University, says agriculture played a major roll in her life.

From working on the family farm and participating in FFA, Colombe feels she can guide her passion for agriculture to a younger generation.

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Colombe would be happy to come speak too any organization in Minnesota that wanted help promoting the agricultural industry.

You can contact her at sara.colombe@jacks.sdstate.edu.

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