Pumpkin

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 »
National ffa officers

Q&A with Your National FFA Officers

August 11, 2014
Q: What does this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo theme, Go All Out, mean to you? Brian: To me, our theme is all about action. We talk a lot about doing, but to me, life isn’t about talking, it’s about putting everything we know and have to the test – to Go All Out!... Read more »... Read more »
Sarah Sebbane, FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Sarah Sebbane

August 08, 2014
As a freshman, Sarah was elected vice president of her chapter and awarded Star FFA Greenhand. Sarah re-trains and rides thoroughbreds, and she hopes to someday represent the United States at the Olympics.... Read more »
basil

Farm Facts about Basil

June 17, 2014
Basil is an incredibly versatile herb that packs a punch of flavor. Its fragrant leaves are often found in Italian dishes and are considered sacred in Hindu cultures. Fresh facts about basil: Originally found in India, Asia and Africa, basil was introduced to Europe through international trade. Basil can be used for medicinal purposes, such as digestive... Read more »... Read more »
FFA NH Summer 2014 cover

FFA New Horizons Magazine – Summer 2014 Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans

May 21, 2014
Download classroom curriculum and lesson plans for the Summer 2014 edition of FFA New Horizons magazine. Activities include information about animal careers,  an activity about becoming an agriculture advocate, and a virtual farm field trip. All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, vocabulary words, discussion questions, SAE and FFA tips, and PDFs of the... Read more »... Read more »
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