Iowa FFA Leadership Conference
Apr25

Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

We’re a day late posting about the Iowa FFA Convention. Their festivities wrapped up yesterday. We hope everyone had a great time and learned a lot! (We did hear that you had a killer smartphone app.) In honor of their conference, here are some amazing facts about agriculture in the Hawkeye State. • Iowa ranks 1st in the U.S. in corn and soybean production. • Iowa farmers harvested 13.9 million acres of corn (2.37 billion...

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The Minnesota FFA Convention
Apr24

The Minnesota FFA Convention

The Minnesota FFA Convention is wrapping up today. We hope everyone had an unforgettable time! You can check out all of their convention sessions on iHigh: http://www.ihigh.com/mnffa/ (If your state would like more information about broadcasting its convention online contact Billy Frey, bfrey@alltech.com.) Here are some fun facts about agriculture in Minnesota: –  Corn and soybeans are the state’s top producing crops....

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From convention stage to farm gate: Good times in Tennessee
Apr21

From convention stage to farm gate: Good times in Tennessee

Earlier this month, the Tennessee State FFA Convention wrapped up with the recognition of over 550 State FFA Degree recipients and election of the 2012-2013 state officer team: Stephen, Kristy, John, Hannah, Maryanna, Grant, Mitch, Jessie, and John. This team will provide leadership and direction for the Tennessee FFA Association in the coming year, they have what it takes.                ...

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The California FFA Conference is in full swing!
Apr20

The California FFA Conference is in full swing!

Greetings to our friends in The Golden State! We hope you’re having an amazing conference! Most people think of sunny  beaches and movie stars when they think of California. But, did you know that it’s actually our nation’s top agricultural state? Here are some other interesting facts about California ag: California produces more than 350 crops. Of those, the following are commercially-produced only in California:...

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It’s convention time in Missouri!
Apr18

It’s convention time in Missouri!

The Missouri FFA Convention starts today. We know you’ll all learn a lot, make tons of new friends and have a great time! Here are some interesting facts about agriculture in The Show Me State: Corn, soybeans, cattle and calves, hogs, and turkeys are Missouri’s top crops. Missouri ranked nationally 5th in rice, 6th in soybeans and cotton, 8th in grain sorghum and 9th in corn production in 2009. Cotton and rice are grown in South...

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