Kenneth González Otero – Los Llanos, Arecibo PR

FFA Featured Face – Kenneth González Otero

November 04, 2015
At the 84th National Convention & Expo, Kenneth González Otero proudly represented the Puerto Rico delegation as a flagman. He served as Puerto Rico State Sentinel and hopes to study agricultural education in college.... Read more »
Emily Grant

FFA Featured Face – Emily Grant

November 04, 2015
A senior at Bartow High School, Emily has been a member of FFA for the past seven years and has raised high-quality ornamental plants for the past four years. Emily maintains a 4.0 GPA while being enrolled in college-level classes.... Read more »
Tyson hunger heroes challenge winner, food donation

Hunger Heroes Challenge

November 04, 2015
FFA’s Hunger Heroes Challenge aimed to donate 2.5 million meals by the start of the 2015 National FFA Convention & Expo in October. Tyson Foods joined the challenge and became the third-quarter sponsor winner by donating thousands of dollars to shelters and food pantries across the country. Among their other generous donations, Tyson Foods also... Read more »... Read more »
Chevron Delo logo

Students Restore Tractors to Win Big in the Chevron Delo Tractor Restoration Competition

September 10, 2015
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Chevron Delo Tractor Restoration Competition, where participants not only restore tractors, but also themselves. Each year, Chevron hosts the competition for students across the United States interested in agricultural mechanics and restoration. “The goal is to support FFA, ag mechanics, 4-H or any high school student who... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Fall 2015

FFA New Horizons Magazine – Fall 2015 Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans

August 28, 2015
Download classroom curriculum and lesson plans for the Fall 2015 edition of FFA New Horizons magazine. Activities include a comparison of two versions of the FFA Creed, a fill-in-the-blank quiz about the New Farmers of America, and a My Journey worksheet. All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, vocabulary words, discussion questions, SAE and FFA tips, and... Read more »... Read more »
National Officers

National FFA Officer Q&A Fall 2015

July 21, 2015
How did you first learn about FFA? ANDY: I started showing pigs in the first grade, so it was a natural thing to hear about from family, friends, billboards, etc. VICTORIA: My dad and siblings were all in FFA. I attended my first state convention when I was 4 years old wearing a shirt that... Read more »... Read more »
Caitlin Lowe Herrington

Reconnect: Caitlin Lowe Herrington

July 21, 2015
As a researcher for HarvestPlus, Caitlin Lowe Herrington uses the information and skills she obtained in FFA on a daily basis. Herrington became interested in FFA after seeing her older brother, Justin, become involved in FFA and love it. “I saw the difference the organization made in him and also the many opportunities involved –... Read more »... Read more »
FFA.org

Life Is a Journey, Not a Destination

July 21, 2015
Have you ever seen one of those “Salt Life” decals on someone’s car and thought, “I need one that says ‘FFA Life’?” After all, FFA has provided you with a place to belong, things to do and experiences you will never forget. But do you sometimes feel like you could be getting more out of... Read more »... Read more »
Plant Biotechnology Academy

Coveted Coats

July 21, 2015
Much like the hallowed blue corduroy FFA jacket, the white lab coat of the Oakleaf FFA Plant Biotechnology Academy in Florida is a symbol of excellence. “The academy is a group of students whose schedules align to incorporate biotechnology concepts into their core curriculum classrooms along with their biotechnology course,” says FFA Chapter President William... Read more »... Read more »
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