Chapter Spotlights

Bayli Hyde, reporter for the Burlington FFA chapter in Oklahoma, interviews Jackson Tiffany, son of E.M Tiffany who authored the FFA Creed.

The Creed’s Creation

You’ve heard about Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. These great men have gone down in history for their contributions to our country, but what if some have been overlooked? A single item on one FFA advisor’s “bucket list” may help rewrite the history of the FFA Creed, now celebrating its 85th anniversary, and... Read more »... Read more »
A group of Puerto Rican FFA members show off their FFA pride during the 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo.

FFA From Afar

Most FFA members know the organization has associations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, but few are very familiar with these FFA programs. Turns out, they’re not so different from the rest of the country’s state associations – filled with hard-working, ambitious members who are eager to learn and make a difference. Puerto... Read more »... Read more »
ROLLA FFA, ND FFA history

Gone But Not Forgotten

North Dakota’s FFA history is in good hands with the Rolla FFA Chapter. These students have devoted themselves to researching and documenting the histories of FFA chapters from the past, whether they were the victims of school closings, consolidated schools, or lack of funding or teachers. The chapter has named this project “Gone, but not... Read more »... Read more »
DAYTON FFA, TX Sugar Shaker 5K

Sugar Shaker 5K

To raise awareness and money for adult diabetes, members of the Dayton FFA participated in the Sugar Shaker 5K Run. The chapter members helped with setting up, registration and manning the water stations along the running route. The fight to beat diabetes is particularly close to their hearts because one of their FFA members is... Read more »... Read more »
Cherryvale FFA salvation army angel tree

Salvation Army Angel Tree

The Cherryvale FFA Chapter truly lived to serve during the holiday season by sponsoring children from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The chapter raffled off a handmade FFA T-shirt quilt donated by Leona “Grandma” Smedly to raise money for the cause. Proceeds from the raffle were used to buy Christmas gifts for eight different children... Read more »... Read more »
Amanda-Clearcreek FFA, Ohio

Pelotonia Bike Tour

Members of the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Chapter are biking to beat breast cancer by volunteering for the Pelotonia Bike Tour, which attracts more than 6,000 riders each year. Over the years, chapter members have helped with setup, cleanup, greeting riders, picking up trash, unloading supplies and more. In 2014, more than 30 FFA members volunteered to... Read more »... Read more »
Cape May Tech FFA Operation Osprey

Operation Osprey

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 »
Ponderosa FFA

After the Fire

In times of crisis, a community must band together to support each other. Ponderosa FFA did just that during the King Fire in El Dorado County, Calif., in September 2014, which burned tens of thousands of acres. The chapter has opened the gates of its school farm to welcome animals displaced by fire evacuations. Many... Read more »... Read more »
Stanwood High School FFA Country Living Expo

Country Living

Stanwood High School, in cooperation with the Skagit County Livestock Advisor program (Livestock Masters), hosts the Country Living Expo every year on the last Saturday in January. The event includes 180 to 190 classes on agricultural topics. The students in agricultural mechanics and horticulture programs also teach topics such as arc welding and floral design.... Read more »... Read more »
Guide god training

Puppy Love: FFA Members Train Guide Dogs for the Blind

Everyone thinks of puppies as cuddly playmates and loyal companions, but for visually impaired individuals, a puppy can open the door to rich life full of mobility and experiences. Members of Centennial FFA, Mayfield FFA and the Las Cruces High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) in New Mexico came together to assist in the... Read more »... Read more »
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