Elliott Cousins, FFA family

An FFA Family Tradition

August 12, 2014
FFA is one big family, and in Brunswick, Mo., this is no exaggeration. Four cousins from the Elliot family – Colton, Austin, Dalton and Carissa – are members of the same FFA chapter, participating side by side in various projects and leadership activities. In addition to FFA, the Elliot cousins are involved in sports and serving their tight-knit community. FFA... Read more »... Read more »
Mason Kleman

FFA Featured Face – Mason Kleman, Texas

August 12, 2014
As the son of a fourth-generation farmer, Mason is no stranger to FFA or agriculture. From a young age he has shown cattle, lambs and swine. Mason plans to attend college and pursue an agriculture-related career.... Read more »
Austin Davis, FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Austin Davis

August 12, 2014
A seven-year FFA member, Austin plans to pursue a career as an agricultural education teacher. He has served as chapter FFA president and vice president of the Junior American Boer Goat Association.... Read more »
Edon FFA, Ohio

A Sign of Celebration

August 12, 2014
Edon FFA in Ohio celebrated its 75th anniversary earlier this year. The chapter was officially chartered on Jan. 6, 1939, and has been educating countless generations of young minds ever since. To celebrate the occasion, Edon FFA alumni purchased a sign to hang proudly on the agriculture building. This year also marked another chapter milestone. Paul Stoll, who... Read more »... Read more »
Hamilton City FFA, CA olive harvest

Olive FFA

August 12, 2014
The Hamilton City FFA school farm is a little different than most, growing olives that were processed into 1,000 bottles of olive oil this year. After four years of painstakingly tending the orchard, students witnessed the harvest firsthand, seeing the fruits of their labor. They were thrilled to watch the olive-harvesting equipment in action. Lucero Olive Oil Co. processed the olives for the chapter free... Read more »... Read more »
Piggy Bank Project

Pig Potential

August 12, 2014
Logan Browne wants FFA members to realize their potential. “I want to help FFA members know that they can still do things to positively impact others, even if they don’t personally know them,” he says. Logan, a member of Eastwood FFA in Bowling Green, Ohio, is head of the Piggy Bank Project, a nonprofit working... Read more »... Read more »

Ag 101 – Pumpkin Patch

August 12, 2014
  Pumpkins bring to mind jack-o’-lanterns and Thanksgiving dinner, but they make a significant impact all year long. The majority of pumpkins are processed and found in the form of pumpkin puree or canned pie mix. Pumpkins provide many health benefits, contain zero cholesterol and are low in sodium. The rest are grown for ornamental... Read more »... Read more »
Courtney Walker, Miss TN Pageant

No Holding Back

August 12, 2014
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 »
Blaze Currie

FFA Reconnect: Blaze Currie

August 12, 2014
Blaze Currie was your typical small-town Texas kid. He played football and participated in many organizations at Wellman-Union High School. However, during his freshman year, Currie found a true passion in FFA. “He loved it and was gifted for it,” says Bruce Yeager, Currie’s high school superintendent. Currie became an area FFA officer in 2003... Read more »... Read more »
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