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FFA New Horizons Magazine – Winter 2016-17 Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans

Download classroom curriculum and lesson plans for the Winter 2016-17 edition of FFA New Horizons magazine. The curriculum includes discussion questions for four articles, an “interview a local farmer” activity, a brainstorm lesson on community involvement, and a career-focused scavenger hunt. All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, discussion questions, SAE and FFA tips, and... Read more »... Read more »
Asheboro Zoo FFA Chapter members pose for a quick photo before a walk through the zoo and greenhouses to look at plants.

The School at a Zoo

Most high school students would jump at the chance to spend half their school day at the local zoo. That’s certainly the case at Asheboro High School (AHS), in North Carolina, where students are participating in a new agricultural education program at the nearby North Carolina Zoo. For the past 10 years, AHS has partnered... Read more »... Read more »
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 »
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Find Your Future in Agriculture

If you thought a career in agriculture was just for farmers and ranchers, think again. Hundreds of diverse careers exist in agriculture, and contrary to popular belief, few involve driving a tractor. You can discover your future career in agriculture with the help of a new online career portal, AgExplorer.com. With the click of a... Read more »... Read more »
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FFA Faces – Grant Croat

Grant is an active FFA member. He has worked at the Avenue of Breeds at the Iowa State Fair, participated in the annual fruit sales, and raised and showed market hogs at the Polk County Fair.... Read more »

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2014 National FFA Talent Competition

Every year, talented FFA members wow their peers with their jaw-dropping talents in the National FFA Talent Competition. Winner Sydney Lambert blew the crowd away with her exceptional voice and passion for music. She relished every moment that led up to winning the final competition. “I love just getting to compete in something that I... Read more »... Read more »
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Featured FFA Face: Bradley Smith, Pleasant Valley FFA

This high school freshman was the first student in his school to show swine and cattle. Bradley has won numerous blue ribbons and was the supreme competitor at the Alabama National Fair in Montgomery, Alabama. He says he enjoys working with his animals and helping his dad grow and cut hay for the livestock. Bradley... Read more »... Read more »
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Rural Revelers

Tossing a hay bale may be a natural part of farm work for many, but for Havana FFA members, it’s also part of their National FFA Week celebration. During their 2014 celebration, students and teachers joined FFA members in a variety of agricultural activities, including the hay bale toss contest, Duck Dynasty Day, and Ag... Read more »... Read more »
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