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Local teen Grissom named State Star Farmer
Rock Island resident Martin Grissom has been recognized by the state for his accomplishment in being named Tennessee FFAs 2016 State Star Farmer.
Martin Grissom has been named Tennessee FFA’s 2016 State Star Farmer and was recognized for his accomplishment.“I take this honor on behalf of the state, on behalf of Rock Island, Warren County and the city of McMinnville,” said Grissom, said of being name Tennessee FFA’s 2016 State Star Farmer. “It’s my honor to bring this back to my community.”The Star Farmer is considered the highest recognition in the state for an aspiring young farmer, and is awarded to the top student who best demonstrates achievement in production agriculture and career and leadership development. His supervised agricultural experience (SAE) project was diversified crop production.