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greenhand

(ˈɡriːnˌhænd)
n
(Nautical Terms) an inexperienced person, esp a sailor
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Next, we awarded the following Greenhands with their Greenhand Degree pin and certificate: Erica Corzine, Abbi Durbin, Valerie Golden, Hayley Guy, Madison Hunter, Chloe Jones, Jansen Merriman, Ben Miller, Delaney Nation, Mikey Neece, Brandon Peteroccelli, Madison Rickey, Ben Risley, Cody Sloan, Hadley Reed, Mallory Schmitt, Owen Seifert, Parker Smith, Nathan Trueblood, and Spencer Uphoff.
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., which, he claimed, was bought by the Central Azucarera de Tarlac.
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.
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. Throughout Brown's employment the boat remained at Chatham.
He has been on honor roll throughout high school and has received many awards such as, the SAR citizenship award, 4-H Junior leader award, a 4-H community service pin, was FFA Star Greenhand and the Chapter Star Farmer.
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.
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.
She is a straight-A student, has been active in FFA and received the Greenhand Award.