Jennifer Horn

Jennifer Horn, Leslie, was one of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy.

Horn is a sophomore at Union High School, and she is an active member of the local FFA Chapter. Her FFA adviser is Danielle Blair and she is the daughter of Brian and Karen Horn.

Horn and the other students selected will spend the first week of June in northwestern Missouri learning about many of the unique opportunities available in agriculture.

During the 2014 Missouri Agribusiness Academy, the students will visit the University of Missouri in Columbia, Warm Springs Ranch in Boonville, Trans Ova Genetics in Chillicothe, Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, and North Missouri Produce Auction in Jamesport.

They will also visit Ameri-Pac, St. Joseph Stockyards, Eagle Communications and Lifeline Foods, all in St. Joseph. The students will end their week with a graduation ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.