FFA New Horizons is the official member magazine for all current and past members of the National FFA Organization (originally founded as the Future Farmers of America). The FFA New Horizons print magazine publishes quarterly and is mailed directly to each of the more than 500,000-plus FFA members across the United States. The publication’s website, ffanewhorizons.org, hosts all content from the print magazine plus additional content, the digital version of the publication, and state-specific content.
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About the Organization:
“Future Farmers of America” was founded by a group of young farmers back in 1928. Their mission was to prepare future generations for the challenges of feeding a growing population. They taught us that agriculture is more than planting and harvesting– it’s a science, it’s a business and it’s an art.
FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of career pathways.
So today, we are still the Future Farmers of America. But, we are the Future Biologists, Future Chemists, Future Veterinarians, Future Engineers and Future Entrepreneurs of America, too.
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What do the letters “FFA” stand for?
The letters “FFA” stand for Future Farmers of America; however, in 1988 the official name of the organization was changed from “Future Farmers of America” to “The National FFA Organization” to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture.