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Amber Clingan at camp Filed in Ohio

FFA Camp Creates Career Change

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 Filed in Alabama

Traveling Fresh

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 »
Cindy Montoney with daughter, Josie. Filed in Ohio

Recruiting Mom to “Join” FFA

As a high school freshman, Josie Montoney came home from school and announced she was joining FFA. Her mother Cindy was surprised, since they didn’t have a connection to agriculture. But only four years later, Josie has served as chapter FFA president and won seven state and one national title through FFA. And her mom... Read more »... Read more »
Brandon Baumgarten Filed in Oklahoma

Caught Up & Called Out: Where Are You Going to Go?

Editor’s note: FFA alumnus Brandon Baumgarten has quite an impressive résumé – past FFA state president, Oklahoma State University student, and now, professional leadership speaker and book author. We asked Brandon to share his thoughts about leadership with us – and the meaning behind his book title, Caught Up & Called Out. While walking into... Read more »... Read more »
Destiny Peed Filed in Nevada

FFA Faces – Destiny Peed

This senior has served as president of her chapter for two years. She competes in poultry, floriculture and horse evaluation. She plans to attend Feather River College and study environmental sciences.... Read more »
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