greenhand


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greenhand

(ˈɡriːnˌhænd)
n
(Nautical Terms) an inexperienced person, esp a sailor
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He was a member of Future Farmers of America, and earned FFA Greenhand chapter and state degrees.
Danilo Ramos, UMA secretary general, said the firm Greenhand Labor Service Cooperative recruited the workers for Agrikulto Inc.
But for Oregonian pothead Tony Greenhand, 26, his love of weed has seen him become the world's first ganja-preneurs.
Greenhand work between Cheshire in the UK and Westport, Co Mayo, but company director Dave Rostance revealed there's a huge market here as our lawns are seven times bigger than those in the UK.
For example, members must be able to explain the FFA creed, motto, and mission statement in order to be eligible for the Greenhand Degree, the first degree a member can earn.
Greenhand Ranch * Columbia, Missouri (August 2011 - May 2012)
The five degrees of active membership include Discovery FFA Degree, Greenhand FFA Degree, Chapter FFA Degree, State FFA Degree, and American FFA Degree.
Far from being ranked AB (able seaman), Brown is ranked LM (landsman) the lowest rank, suggesting Brown was a greenhand.
The recruitment firm, Greenhand Labor Service Cooperative, hired more than a thousand workers from Mindanao to work at Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac last year, but dozens returned home in January, complaining of 'slave-like' accommodation and accused the agency of duping them.
The degrees of membership in the FFP are Greenhand (bronze), Chapter Farmer (silver), District Farmer (gold pin), Filipino Farmer (gold key).
She is a straight-A student, has been active in FFA and received the Greenhand Award.
Star awards are given at each degree level, beginning with the Greenhand degree.