Hillsboro FFA

Hillsboro FFA is Granting Greatness

January 28, 2015
One small movement can grow to impact an entire community. Members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter in Ohio now believe this. They began providing incoming fourth graders with book bags full of school supplies in order to help with the burden of school supply shopping. To further their efforts, the chapter applied for, and received,... Read more »... Read more »
Parkside FFA

Record-Breaking FFA

January 28, 2015
One Parkside FFA member landed his chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records for a very unique reason. By bedding 2,122 plants in 51 minutes and 20 seconds, Dayquan Williams broke the record for most number of plants bedded. Dayquan set his sights on the record after reaching out to the previous record holder,... Read more »... Read more »
West FFA chapter

A Community United

January 28, 2015
The town of West, a tight-knit farming community in Texas, banded together and supported its own when a fertilizer plant explosion destroyed the local intermediate, middle and high schools. Area FFA chapters and businesses supported the West FFA chapter through donations and equipment. This generosity gave the chapter a temporary agriculture building to continue their... Read more »... Read more »
Submitted- Havana FFA

Rural Revelers

January 28, 2015
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 »
Scrapbook National FFA Talent Competition winner Sydney Lambert

2014 National FFA Talent Competition

January 28, 2015
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 »
Flip through the pages of the Fall 2014 issue of FFA New Horizons magazine.

FFA New Horizons Magazine – Winter 2014-15 Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans

December 08, 2014
Download classroom curriculum and lesson plans for the Winter 2014-15 edition of FFA New Horizons magazine. Activities include planning for high school graduation and what’s beyond, learning about the forestry industry, developing an idea for a new food product, and researching hay varieties in their region. All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, vocabulary... Read more »... Read more »
Hay bales

Ag 101: Hay

November 20, 2014
As we cuddle up with steaming bowls of soup, hot cocoa or other cozy treats, our livestock are filling up on cold-weather delicacies of their own. When grass is not readily available in the winter months, many farmers rely on hay to sustain their herds. Hay provides protein and other vital nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus and... Read more »... Read more »
Living Inside Out graphic

Living Inside Out

November 20, 2014
Imagine the last time you put on your Official Dress. Do you remember what it felt like as you zipped that blue corduroy jacket right up to the middle of your chest? You probably took a moment and surveyed yourself in the mirror. You make that blue corduroy look good, right? Yes, you do. That... Read more »... Read more »
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