FFA in Action

Cape May Tech FFA Operation Osprey

Operation Osprey

May 18, 2015
Following in her father’s footsteps, Hanna Toft, second-generation Cape May Tech natural sciences teacher and FFA advisor, rallied her FFA members to protect a local treasure – the osprey. This majestic creature is an iconic fixture over New Jersey skies and a main attraction for the $522 million ecotourism industry in Cape May County. The... Read more »... Read more »
National Officers

Get to Know Your National FFA Officers Summer 2015

May 15, 2015
What was your favorite vacation ever? ANDY: We went to Disney World the summer after my junior year. How can being in the most magical place in the world not be your favorite? VICTORIA: My favorite vacation was actually a student ambassador trip to Australia the summer after seventh grade. It was my first international... Read more »... Read more »
Altha Middle FFA Recycling Project

Altha Middle FFA Starts a Recycling Revolution

January 29, 2015
Homework, fliers, binder paper, hall passes. What happens to all that paper once the notes are taken, class is over and the grades are in? Members of the Altha Middle FFA chapter from Florida were shocked to discover how much paper waste their school produced, and that none of it was being recycled. In the... Read more »... Read more »
Make-A-Wish beneficiary Ashley Denslow

A Wish Granted by FFA

January 29, 2015
Imagine if you had one wish to be granted, what would it be? To meet a celebrity, travel to an exotic place, become wealthy or be famous for a day? For FFA member Ashley Denslow of the Brandon FFA Chapter in Florida, her one wish was to attend the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo... Read more »... Read more »
Living Inside Out graphic

Living Inside Out

November 20, 2014
Imagine the last time you put on your Official Dress. Do you remember what it felt like as you zipped that blue corduroy jacket right up to the middle of your chest? You probably took a moment and surveyed yourself in the mirror. You make that blue corduroy look good, right? Yes, you do. That... Read more »... Read more »
Prosser FFA members raise money for Ag teacher

A Friend, Indeed

November 20, 2014
When Prosser FFA members learned of their agriculture teacher Denine Trump’s breast cancer diagnosis, they rallied around her for support. At the age of 33, Trump was facing expensive treatments. Two of the Prosser FFA chapter members auctioned off a benefit lamb for $22,500, with proceeds going toward Trump’s traveling and out-of-pocket treatment expenses. The... Read more »... Read more »
National ffa officers

Final Q&A With Your 2013-2014 National FFA Officers

November 18, 2014
Q. Your year of service as a national FFA officer is complete. What’s next for you? Brian: After a few naps, vacations and lots of time with my family, I will return to Virginia Tech in January to finish my agribusiness degree. Mitch: I am heading back to school at the University of Tennessee, and... Read more »... Read more »
86th Annual FFA Convention and Expo

Will You Go All Out?

August 30, 2014
In less than two months, more than 60,000 FFA members, advisors, alumni and supporters will race to Louisville, Ky., to attend one of the largest student gatherings in the country – the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. Packed with speakers, awards, workshops, entertainment and more, the event kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and... Read more »... Read more »
Hamilton City FFA, CA olive harvest

Olive FFA

August 12, 2014
The Hamilton City FFA school farm is a little different than most, growing olives that were processed into 1,000 bottles of olive oil this year. After four years of painstakingly tending the orchard, students witnessed the harvest firsthand, seeing the fruits of their labor. They were thrilled to watch the olive-harvesting equipment in action. Lucero Olive Oil Co. processed the olives for the chapter free... Read more »... Read more »
Katie with dairy cow

Pennsylvania FFA Member is Udderly Genius

May 13, 2014
Katie Osborne of Millerstown, Pa. may only be 19, but she’s already making an impact on the dairy industry. Now a freshman at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Greenwood High School FFA member grew up on a small dairy farm where she helped her mom, Irene, manage their herd of cattle while her... Read more »... Read more »
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