FFA New Horizons Magazine – Winter 2016-17 Teaching Guide and Lesson Plans

December 08, 2016
Download classroom curriculum and lesson plans for the Winter 2016-17 edition of FFA New Horizons magazine. The curriculum includes discussion questions for four articles, an “interview a local farmer” activity, a brainstorm lesson on community involvement, and a career-focused scavenger hunt. All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, discussion questions, SAE and FFA tips, and... Read more »... Read more »
Asheboro Zoo FFA Chapter members pose for a quick photo before a walk through the zoo and greenhouses to look at plants.

The School at a Zoo

November 22, 2016
Most high school students would jump at the chance to spend half their school day at the local zoo. That’s certainly the case at Asheboro High School (AHS), in North Carolina, where students are participating in a new agricultural education program at the nearby North Carolina Zoo. For the past 10 years, AHS has partnered... Read more »... Read more »
A Rantoul FFA member check the plants in the chapter’s soybean plot.

A Focus on Soy Quality

November 22, 2016
Soybeans may not be a hot topic of discussion among many high school students, but for one FFA chapter in Illinois, they are creating quite a buzz. Students in the agriculture program at Rantoul High School have been planting soybeans in test plots for more than 20 years, but their soybeans garnered national attention during... Read more »... Read more »

Find Your Future in Agriculture

November 22, 2016
If you thought a career in agriculture was just for farmers and ranchers, think again. Hundreds of diverse careers exist in agriculture, and contrary to popular belief, few involve driving a tractor. You can discover your future career in agriculture with the help of a new online career portal, AgExplorer.com. With the click of a... Read more »... Read more »

FFA Faces – Grant Croat

November 22, 2016
Grant is an active FFA member. He has worked at the Avenue of Breeds at the Iowa State Fair, participated in the annual fruit sales, and raised and showed market hogs at the Polk County Fair.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Jeremy D. Posluszny

November 22, 2016
Since becoming active in the FFA program four years ago, Jeremy has served as an advocate for agriculture. He testified before the New Jersey Assembly to promote agricultural education and serves as state FFA treasurer.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Apolinar Blanco

November 22, 2016
Apolinar Blanco has served as state FFA president and competed in apple judging, livestock judging, prepared public speaking, extemporaneous public speaking, job interview, forestry and FFA Creed CDEs.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Brittney A. Vazquez

November 22, 2016
Brittney has traveled to the National FFA Convention & Expo three years in a row to compete in all three public speaking CDEs. She has been an FFA member for six years and served as state secretary.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Kristie Alexander

November 22, 2016
FFA has helped Kristie grow from a shy, reserved student into an accomplished leader. Kristie raises dairy goats and uses the milk to make skin care products. She also rides horses and maintained honor roll all through high school.... Read more »

FFA Faces – Railey Oates

November 22, 2016
Railey was introduced to FFA by her study hall teacher who also happened to be the agriculture teacher. Railey has competed in the public speaking career development event (CDE), served as chapter president and showed swine.... Read more »
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