FFA

Andrea Cao

As Seen on TV

May 11, 2016
Andrea Cao of the San Luis Obispo FFA chapter in California was only 13 when she had a business idea that landed her on ABC’s popular reality show “Shark Tank.” “My mom is a nurse and worked long 12-hour shifts, so she would get sore and always asked me to massage her back,” says Andrea, a... Read more »... Read more »
Zuri Richmond

FFA Faces – Zuri Richmond

May 11, 2016
Zuri has been an FFA member for three years. She has served as chapter reporter, secretary, public relations committee chair, and is on the citizenship committee. She received her state FFA degree in May 2016.... Read more »
Renee Sherman

FFA Faces – Renee Sherman

May 11, 2016
Renee has served as president of her FFA chapter for the past three years. She was the 2015-16 Wyandot County Fair Queen and has participated in public speaking and parliamentary procedure.... Read more »
Andres Flores

FFA Faces – Andres Flores

May 11, 2016
Andres has been involved with FFA for two years, competing in the Envirothon contest, tractor operation and maintenance, and land judging. He was also a member of the third-ranked agronomy team in the state.... Read more »
Robert Stossel

FFA Faces – Robert Stossel

May 11, 2016
Robert has been an FFA member for the past two years. He has exhibited horticulture projects, and he also helped his chapter clean up an abandoned cemetery where many war veterans are buried.... Read more »
Tyler Pointer

FFA Faces – Tyler Pointer

May 11, 2016
During his senior year, Tyler served as chapter president and district vice president. He has competed in Texas FFA Leadership Development Events and served on the state’s first-ever state officer nominating committee.... Read more »
Godley FFA vet tech

Puppy Patients

May 11, 2016
Agriculture students at Godley High School had an extra special hands-on class project recently, when they got to practice their veterinary skills on puppies. The students learned how to give vaccinations, and the event helped raise awareness of ag education in the community. The class has done other animal science demonstrations, including animal handling and... Read more »... Read more »
Amber Clingan at camp

FFA Camp Creates Career Change

May 11, 2016
Since seventh grade, Amber Clingan was determined to pursue a law degree, but attending FFA camp opened her mind to a career as an agriculture teacher. She loves the hands-on aspects of ag education and helping other people. Read her full essay below: What does FFA mean to you? FFA to me is a family.... Read more »... Read more »
Refrigerated transportation units - Colbert County High School FFA, AL

Traveling Fresh

May 11, 2016
Colbert County FFA members combined math, carpentry, electrical and engineering skills in their recent project to convert regular box trailers into refrigerated transportation units. The project, funded through an NRCS Resource Conservation and Development grant, was intended to provide local farmers with refrigerated ways to transport their goods from field to market. It’s the first project... Read more »... Read more »
Clay Real Memorial

Livin’ the Dream

May 11, 2016
FFA member Clay Real had big dreams for his chapter. He wanted to build an animal lab so people could learn about where their food comes from and how to care for animals. After Clay died unexpectedly in 2014, his community decided to make his dream a reality. The Real family donated $15,000 in memorial... Read more »... Read more »
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