Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems  
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This event tests both technical and agricultural mechanics skills. A team of three or four members must demonstrate their ability to work with others while solving problems. During the event, members complete a written exam and demonstrate problem-solving and hands-on performance skills. The event takes a “systems” approach and emphasizes machinery and equipment systems, related industry and marketing systems, energy systems, structural systems and environmental/natural resource systems.
State winning team advances to the national competition that is held during the National FFA Convention in late October.

Theme: Plant Production as it relates to Greenhouse Production Systems
Machinery & Equipment Systems Skill:  None in 2019
Environmental & Natural Resources Skill:  Air and Water Handling in the Greenhouse
Electrical Systems Skill Area: Electric Wiring, Motors & Controls in the Greenhouse (ventilation)
Structural Systems:  Concrete Foundation 

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  State Event
Location: Sam Houston State University
Date: May 3, 2019
Contact: Dr. Curtis Langley, Tarleton State University

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