Thursday, March 6, was Ag Legislative Day, an annual event for Illinois FFA members.
Members of the Vandalia FFA organization met with 55th District state Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) in his capitol office. FFA members make the annual visit to discuss with lawmakers from their home areas, the importance of agricultural education. The March visit is an annual event during National Agriculture Month for FFA members from around the state. The visit includes baskets filled with agricultural products and specialty lunches for the legislators.