CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The Missouri Farm Bureau held their Youth Leadership Day recently in Jefferson City.
At Youth Leadership Day, students gain an understanding of the importance of becoming informed and involved citizens. Additionally they focus upon the agricultural and rural issues that impact our state.
The 19th Annual Missouri Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Day, March 28, attracted 335 students and chaperons from 55 counties. The action-packed day began early for many of the groups as they traveled from across the state to Jefferson City. Following a brief orientation at the MFB Home Office, they boarded buses to the Capitol. Chaperons arranged appointments for groups to meet with their respective elected officials. Students interacted with members of the General Assembly and got a firsthand look at the activities surrounding a day at the Capitol.