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Southern Wayne FFA members Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman work for local swine farms. Swine production is a major industry in North Carolina.

Mighty Fine Swine

May 15, 2015
Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman of the Southern Wayne FFA Chapter in North Carolina are living proof that you don’t have to grow up on a farm to have a successful career in agriculture. Both Hunter, 17, and J.D., 20, work on Wayne County, N.C., hog farms, where they raise hogs for Maxwell Foods, a... 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 »
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Reconnect: Dr. Stan Albrecht

May 15, 2015
Though his career has taken him across the nation, Dr. Stan Albrecht has stayed true to his agricultural roots in Utah. Now, as the president of Utah State University, he shares his leadership skills and values, many of which first formed during his time in FFA. “I grew up in a very small, rural town... Read more »... Read more »
Guide god training

Puppy Love: FFA Members Train Guide Dogs for the Blind

May 15, 2015
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 »
Virat Madera

FFA Featured Face – Virat Kang

April 27, 2015
Virat, a senior, is currently serving his second year as president of his chapter. His supervised agricultural experience programs (SAEs) include working in his family’s feed store, growing forage and raising livestock.... 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 »
National officer team

Get to Know Your 2014-2015 National FFA Officers

January 29, 2015
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 Future of Agriscience is Here

January 29, 2015
Thanks to the collaboration between the agriculture and science teachers at Alpena High School in Arkansas, local FFA members are producing award-winning agriscience projects and learning the important role science plays in the future of agriculture. And it’s happened quite serendipitously. “I was not particularly an agriscience teacher. I was one of the more traditional... 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 »
FFA.org

A New FFA is Just a Click Away

January 28, 2015
The one-stop-shop, the go-to-thing, taking you from blue jackets to bright futures…it doesn’t matter how you say it, but the new FFA.org is where it’s at. Launched in February 2015, FFA.org is delivering the FFA mission online in a new way. It is also the hot spot for news, information and resources to help you... Read more »... Read more »
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