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Orion Samuelson, former FFA member and prominent agricultural broadcaster

Ag Broadcaster Discusses FFA Experiences in Memoir

May 15, 2013
Many FFA members and supporters may recognize Orion Samuelson as the host of the National FFA Convention & Expo broadcast each October, but his involvement in agriculture expands far beyond his work and love for FFA. The most recognized agricultural journalist in the industry, Samuelson has more than 60 years experience in broadcasting, more than... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces - Jordan Ross

FFA Featured Face – Jordan Ross, Tri-Valley FFA

May 15, 2013
Jordan has been an FFA member for four years and served as a chapter officer for two of those years. He has also been raising and showing Boer goats since he was 13, and has recently started raising steers as well. Jordan is also active in 4-H, and plays both soccer and football. After high... Read more »... Read more »
Norfolk, Virginia FFA

Urban Outreach in Norfolk, Virginia

May 15, 2013
  Many people who live in Norfolk, Va., aren’t familiar with agriculture. That’s why FFA members at Norfolk Technical Center spent a full day teaching other students where their food, fiber and fuel originate. FFA members created displays with interesting facts, statistics about Virginia agriculture, places of agricultural interest and careers in agriculture. They completed... Read more »... Read more »
Smartphone Tips

How to Put the “Smart” in Smartphone

May 15, 2013
The alarm clock goes off, telling you to wake up for the day. You scan through today’s news headlines and check the weather to see if you need an umbrella or not. After a quick check of your emails and social media notifications, you grab directions to your first appointment of the day and hit... Read more »... Read more »
Hannah Ellis

Former FFA Member Sings Her FFA Song

May 15, 2013
Remember the name Hannah Ellis. We may be seeing her name in lights soon. Hannah, a former FFA member from Campbellsville, Ky., is making waves in the country music industry as she pursues her own record deal. She says she loves both music and agriculture, and she enjoys combining the two in her songwriting and... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces - Aleesha Gladson

FFA Featured Face – Aleesha Gladson, Gillette FFA

May 15, 2013
Aleesha has served as her FFA chapter’s president for two years and maintained a 3.89 GPA all four years of high school. She also competes in high school rodeo, is a track and field shot putter, coaches volleyball and is involved with National Honor Society. Aleesha also shows sheep and steers at the local and... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces - Jordan Johnson, Florida

Featured FFA Face: Jordan Johnson, Pierson-Taylor FFA

May 15, 2013
Jordan serves as secretary of his FFA chapter and hopes to continue serving others as a state officer one day. His supervised agricultural experience program (SAE) focuses on breeding fish, specifically the auratus cichlids, and he has participated in the forestry, extemporaneous speaking and vegetable-judging career development events (CDEs). Outside of his FFA involvement, Jordan enjoys... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces - Taylor Brown

FFA Featured Face – Taylor Brown, Richey FFA

May 15, 2013
This recent high school graduate has competed in numerous career development events (CDEs), but he says his favorites are agronomy, parliamentary procedure and floriculture. He has served as his chapter’s president and treasurer, and he plans to pursue a career as an agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor. Taylor has also been on the “All... Read more »... Read more »
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