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McMinn Central FFA, TN

Rodeo for a Cure

Each summer, the McMinn Central FFA in Tennessee hosts a rodeo called Bucking for a Cure. The event’s purpose is to raise awareness and money for cystic fibrosis research, all working toward a cure. FFA members sell ads for the rodeo program during the school year. They also organize and run the concession stand, and... Read more »... Read more »
Clint Beel – Stewarts Creek FFA, TN

FFA Featured Face – Clint Beel

An avid beekeeper, Clint Beel is responsible for the health and productivity of his family’s nine hives. He is active in his local beekeepers association and hopes to become a certified state beekeeper.... Read more »

Crops from the Classroom

FFA chapters and members across the nation are redefining the term, farm-to-table. Taking growing matters into their own hands, they’re delivering fresh, school-to-table food to their peers and communities. Holeman High School Take, for example, the Holmen FFA Chapter in Wisconsin. Students raise chickens to be fed to the school community at a special dinner... Read more »... Read more »

A Logger’s Life for Me

For as long as he can remember, Matthew Seals of Tazewell, Tenn., has been logging, or harvesting timber, with his dad. “My dad has his own logging business, Jimmy Seals Logging, so when I was young I’d always ride along in his logging truck to haul logs to the sawmill,” says Matthew, who graduated from... Read more »... Read more »
Courtney Walker, Miss TN Pageant

No Holding Back

When is the last time you risked boldly and tried something new? Have you secretly been yearning to try an FFA career development event but haven’t yet mustered the courage? Have you been thinking about an idea for a cool supervised agricultural experience but haven’t shared it with your advisor yet? Do you actually really... Read more »... Read more »

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