FFA Faces David Rivera El Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativas de Mayagüez (CROEM), PR

FFA Faces – David Rivera

April 23, 2014
For his supervised agricultural experience program (SAE) in ag communications, David runs his own newspaper and radio show. He also serves as the western region vice president for Puerto Rico FFA.... Read more »
Tuttle FFA Ag for Everyone

Tuttle FFA Provides “Ag for Everyone”

April 23, 2014
In honor of National FFA Week, Tuttle FFA and Tuttle Special Olympics teamed up for an event called Ag for Everyone. Each FFA member taught the basics of caring for and showing pigs to a Tuttle Special Olympian. The Special Olympians then displayed their newly acquired livestock showing skills in the ring using the FFA... Read more »... Read more »
Cheyenne East Frontier FFA member, Mikayla Zimmerman, with her pigs.

Frontier FFA Pig Cam

April 23, 2014
The newest international Web sensation is, in fact, a pig. Her name is Pinky Jane, and 11,000 people in seven different countries logged on to watch her give birth to 13 beautiful piglets. Pinky Jane is Mikayla Zimmerman’s supervised agricultural experience (SAE), and her fellow Frontier FFA members help with her day-to-day care. In February... Read more »... Read more »

Farm Facts about Popcorn

April 21, 2014
Reaching into a seemingly bottomless bucket of popcorn, eyes glued to the movie screen, hoping the guy gets the girl in the end, you hardly stop to think about the the buttery morsels you are furiously munching. Press play for these interesting facts about popcorn. Researchers found 1,000-year-old corn kernels in Peruvian tombs that were... Read more »... Read more »
Handful of pecans

Farm Facts about Pecans

April 14, 2014
You’ll often see delicious pecans baked into pies, cookies and brownies, or sometimes simply eaten by the handful. April is National Pecan month, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than to share interesting facts about the nut:   Pecans contain what is referred to as, “good fat,” or unsaturated fat, which helps prevent... Read more »... Read more »
Writing a Resume

Six Tips for Creating a Resume

March 15, 2014
Whether you’re applying at your dream college or just looking for a part-time job, a well-polished résumé is more influential than you may think. Your résumé may be just one piece of paper, but it’s a marketing tool selling a very important product – you. Résumés are often an employer’s – or college admissions officer’s... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Link

FFA Link: News You Can Use

March 14, 2014
FFA Link With graduation just around the corner, you might be wondering…how do I continue my FFA connection? That’s where FFA Link comes in. FFA Link focuses solely on the professional and creative development of FFA members beyond high school. It is also your connection to the Agricultural Career Network. FFA Link features exciting programs... Read more »... Read more »
Bakers Peanuts

Ag 101 – The Peanut Gallery

March 14, 2014
The average American will consume more than six pounds of peanut products per year in the form of peanut butter, candy, roasted, salted, boiled and more. Despite not technically qualifying as a nut, peanuts are the most popular snack nut in the U.S., accounting for 67 percent of “nut” consumption. With edible kernels encased in... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces – Sophia Peterson De Soto, WI

FFA Faces – Sophia Peterson

March 14, 2014
This junior at De Soto High School serves as her chapter’s reporter and shows livestock at the county fair. After graduation, Sophia plans to go to Southwest Technical College and study agribusiness marketing.... Read more »
FFA Faces – Orion Douthit Sneads, FL

FFA Faces – Orion Douthit

March 14, 2014
As a middle school member, Orion served as his chapter’s president and competed at the state level in many of his projects. Orion helps with his father’s hay business and hopes to join the operation full time after college.... Read more »
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