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MG Alan Batschelet Filed in Iowa

Reconnect: Army Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet

Army Major General Allen Batschelet didn’t realize it at the time, but FFA was setting him up for a lifetime of success. “FFA helped me develop confidence and leadership skills. Plus, it showed me the importance of teamwork and led me to aspire to be in charge,” Batschelet says. “I didn’t really understand what it... Read more »... Read more »
Altha Middle FFA Recycling Project Filed in Florida

Altha Middle FFA Starts a Recycling Revolution

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 »
Ariel Fowler, left, sets up her agriscience project, “Grow Baby Grow.” The project, which measures the effects of water on
dry fertilizer, is part of a collaboration between the agriculture and science teachers at Alpena High School in Arkansas. Filed in Arkansas

The Future of Agriscience is Here

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 Filed in Florida

A Wish Granted by FFA

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 Faces- Mikayla Zimmerman Filed in Wyoming

FFA Faces – Mikayla Zimmerman

Mikayla, her chapter’s president, live-streamed her swine-breeding project. Her pig gave birth while 11,000 watched online. Mikayla has also participated in the parliamentary procedure and public speaking CDEs.... Read more »
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