FFA in Action

Meals of Hope, Ohio FFA

You’re Invited to a Packing Party

November 22, 2016
Some children go to bed with a rumbling stomach. Some parents don’t know how to pay for their children’s next meal. In times like these, organizations like Meals of Hope provide comfort and nutrition to the members of our community who need it the most. The organization was founded in 2007 by Stephen Popper, following... Read more »... Read more »
Haley Clement recognizes participants in the agriculture creed competition.

Global Impact

November 22, 2016
FFA members across the nation can attest to the fact that one of agriculture’s greatest attributes is that its lessons are universal. Across the globe, the values behind agriculture can be taught and learned in the same way. Haley and Nick Clement experienced this firsthand when they traveled to Ghana with AgriCorps, a program that... Read more »... Read more »
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Read All About It

November 22, 2016
FFA member Randon Senn of Bushnell, Fla., has created his own news outlet to keep the public informed about FFA and agriculture. He has assembled his own staff of volunteers to report on agriculture information and post to a Facebook page for National Ag News (facebook.com/nationalagnews). To date, the page has more than 750 followers.... Read more »... Read more »
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Transform Your Life at Convention

August 10, 2016
Buckle your seatbelts and let the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo turn your world upside down – in a good way! This year’s convention and expo theme, “Transform,” encourages you to stretch the boundaries of what you thought you were capable of. You may enter as an FFA member, but you will leave a... Read more »... Read more »
An RFD-TV reporter interviews an FFA member during the National FFA Convention & Expo.

Live from Indy, It’s FFA!

August 10, 2016
When National FFA President Taylor McNeel calls the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo to order this October, the TV cameras will be rolling. RFD-TV, a longtime National FFA sponsor, airs each of the convention sessions through their gavel-to-gavel coverage – 30 hours of programming in total. “Only 55,000 members get to go to the... Read more »... Read more »
FFA tee

Annual FFA Tee

August 10, 2016
The Annual FFA Tee is a new tradition designed to share the organization’s past, present and future. This year the tee is emblazoned with the message that We Are FFA. We Are FFA is the National FFA Organization’s effort to promote diversity through inclusiveness. This tee represents the members who span all walks of life... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Hunger

Community Service Ideas

May 11, 2016
Other Community Service Ideas 1. Food Drive – Whether you’re collecting cans or filling backpacks with lunches, food drives are a great way to fight hunger in your community. 2. Race for a Cause – Walk it, run it or hula hoop it! Participating in a race raises money for research and awareness for important causes. 3. Community... Read more »... Read more »
selfies at FFA National Convention In Louisville, Kentucky

Selfie Social Graces

February 08, 2016
The term “selfie” has gone from casual, mid-2000s slang to an official entry in Merriam- Webster Dictionary. Whether taking them or liking them, it’s safe to say all FFA members are familiar with selfies, which are officially defined as images taken of oneself by oneself using a digital camera, especially for posting on social networks.... Read more »... Read more »
milking parlor

Agriculture Advocate: Talking Cows and Sows

November 30, 2015
Have you noticed the questions swirling around these days about where our food comes from and how it is produced? It really shouldn’t come as a surprise given 80 percent of Americans live outside of rural areas. Many of these consumers have probably never set foot on a farm, which makes them increasingly hungry for... Read more »... Read more »
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