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Two is Better Than One

November 09, 2015
With 127 members, the FFA chapter at Sibley-Ocheyedan High School in Iowa is one of the largest in the state. For a chapter that big, two agriculture instructors might seem like a given necessity. But it wasn’t until students took action that two ag teachers – and the opportunity to expand their ag program –... Read more »... Read more »
Anastasia Sturgis works with endangered birds for her FFA supervised agricultural experience program.

This Job’s for the Birds

November 09, 2015
Anastasia Sturgis of the Orlando-Colonial FFA Chapter in Florida has an unusual weekend hobby. Instead of hitting the mall or the beach like many teenage girls, Anastasia spends her Saturdays caring for rescued parrots, macaws and cockatoos at the Seminole County Parrot Rescue & Sanctuary in Geneva, Fla. Anastasia, a 2015 graduate from Colonial High... Read more »... Read more »
Alexandra Ruwe – Maroa Forsyth FFA, IL

FFA Featured Face – Alexandra Ruwe

November 04, 2015
As a junior, Alexandra Ruwe won both the state specialty animal production proficiency and the job interview career development event. Alex has created a job shadowing program and organized seasonal member outings.... Read more »
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 »
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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 »
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