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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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FFA Faces – Brittney A. Vazquez

Brittney has traveled to the National FFA Convention & Expo three years in a row to compete in all three public speaking CDEs. She has been an FFA member for six years and served as state secretary.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Kristie Alexander

FFA has helped Kristie grow from a shy, reserved student into an accomplished leader. Kristie raises dairy goats and uses the milk to make skin care products. She also rides horses and maintained honor roll all through high school.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Railey Oates

Railey was introduced to FFA by her study hall teacher who also happened to be the agriculture teacher. Railey has competed in the public speaking career development event (CDE), served as chapter president and showed swine.... Read more »
Mr. Thomas Shirley

Reconnect: Thomas Shirley, Jr.

Hometown: Luray, Va. Advisor: R.A. “Bob” Wall FFA SAE: Diversified agriculture Career: Banking Family: Wife, Doris, and one son, Thomas R. Shirley III A proud moment for state FFA officers is the opportunity to preside over a state convention. When Mr. Thomas R. Shirley, Jr., served as Virginia FFA State President in 1943-44, he never... Read more »... Read more »
Haley Clement recognizes participants in the agriculture creed competition.

Global Impact

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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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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