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Asheboro Zoo FFA Chapter members pose for a quick photo before a walk through the zoo and greenhouses to look at plants.

The School at a Zoo

Asheboro, N.C., high school launches first FFA chapter at a zoo.

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A Rantoul FFA member check the plants in the chapter’s soybean plot.

A Focus on Soy Quality

Illinois FFA chapter takes part in a national soybean testing program.

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FFA Faces - Grant Croat

Learn more about FFA Featured Face Grant Croat from Iowa.

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The School at a Zoo A Focus on Soy Quality FFA Faces – Grant Croat

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Asheboro Zoo FFA Chapter members pose for a quick photo before a walk through the zoo and greenhouses to look at plants.

The School at a Zoo

Most high school students would jump at the chance to spend half their school day at the local zoo. That’s certainly the case at Asheboro High School (AHS), in North Carolina, where students are participating in a new agricultural education program at the nearby North Carolina Zoo. For the past 10 years, AHS has partnered... Read more »... Read more »
A Rantoul FFA member check the plants in the chapter’s soybean plot.

A Focus on Soy Quality

Soybeans may not be a hot topic of discussion among many high school students, but for one FFA chapter in Illinois, they are creating quite a buzz. Students in the agriculture program at Rantoul High School have been planting soybeans in test plots for more than 20 years, but their soybeans garnered national attention during... Read more »... Read more »

FFA Faces – Grant Croat

Grant is an active FFA member. He has worked at the Avenue of Breeds at the Iowa State Fair, participated in the annual fruit sales, and raised and showed market hogs at the Polk County Fair.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Jeremy D. Posluszny

Since becoming active in the FFA program four years ago, Jeremy has served as an advocate for agriculture. He testified before the New Jersey Assembly to promote agricultural education and serves as state FFA treasurer.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Apolinar Blanco

Apolinar Blanco has served as state FFA president and competed in apple judging, livestock judging, prepared public speaking, extemporaneous public speaking, job interview, forestry and FFA Creed CDEs.... Read more »

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Scrapbook National FFA Talent Competition winner Sydney Lambert

2014 National FFA Talent Competition

Every year, talented FFA members wow their peers with their jaw-dropping talents in the National FFA Talent Competition. Winner Sydney Lambert blew the crowd away with her exceptional voice and passion for music. She relished every moment that led up to winning the final competition. “I love just getting to compete in something that I... Read more »... Read more »

Q&A With 2013-14 National FFA Officers

Q&A with the new 2013-14 National FFA officers. Q: Tell us about yourself in two sentences. Brian: I was never raised on a farm, but I grew up raising livestock to show at the county fair. I come from a family of seven kids and absolutely love hanging out with them, playing sports, traveling, meeting... Read more »... Read more »

Get to Know Your 2014-2015 National FFA Officers

Q. Tell us about yourself in one or two sentences. ANDY: Nothing means more to me than my faith, my family and my friends. I love being weird, outgoing and crazy, and I’m loyal to ABAC (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga.) and my Georgia Bulldawgs! VICTORIA: I love to talk to anybody about... Read more »... Read more »
The Mortimer siblings say that having a diversified farm means there’s always plenty to do, regardless of the season.

Mortimers on a Mission

Fall has arrived, and for 18-year-old Ashlee Mortimer of Dewey, Ariz., that means thousands of curious visitors will be flooding her family’s farm in search of pumpkins and good, clean fun. For Ashlee and her siblings, Hayden (16), Kayla (14) and Kolten (12), and their parents, Gary and Sharla, fall is a bustling time of... Read more »... Read more »
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