News From Illinois

See News From Your State
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 »
Manteno FFA, Manteno, IL

Showing FFA Week Love

With National FFA Week coming up in February, look no further than the Manteno FFA Chapter for some unique ideas. For the 2016 celebration, Manteno FFA members kicked off the week by handing out heart-shaped candies imprinted with “I Love FFA” to all students in the school. They also hosted trivia events, organized a petting... Read more »... Read more »
Alexandra Ruwe – Maroa Forsyth FFA, IL

FFA Featured Face – Alexandra Ruwe

As a junior, Alexandra Ruwe won both the state specialty animal production proficiency and the job interview career development event. Alex has created a job shadowing program and organized seasonal member outings.... Read more »
Mitch Malone

FFA Featured Face – Mitch Malone

As Illinois Section 23 secretary, Mitch was the first member of his chapter elected to a section officer position. His leadership skills also earned him the honor of being among the top 10 chapter presidents in Illinois.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Keely Ann Egelhoff

Keely Ann is passionate about improving her community through her actions. She volunteers for the Illinois Pork Producers, helping educate the public about where their food originates.... Read more »

Illinois FFA Links

=> Navigate