Morrisville News Center

MORRISVILLE, NY— Ashley Willits, a Morrisville State student from Copenhagen, NY, represented the New York Farm Bureau (NYFB) in the Collegiate Discussion Meet held at The American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., where she earned a spot in the “Sweet 16” as one of the top 16 individuals out of 47 who participated.

Willits, a freshman in the agriculture business program, qualified for the national competition after placing first at the New York State Collegiate Discussion Meet competition held at Morrisville State.

During the three-day leadership and development conference in Tennessee, Willits participated in numerous sessions where she learned about the Farm Bill, rising trends in the agricultural industry, and how to be a better leader. → Read more