New Century Farmer Participants Meet With World Food Prize’s Ambassador Quinn
Jul16

New Century Farmer Participants Meet With World Food Prize’s Ambassador Quinn

Thursday was an amazing day for participants of the 2015 New Century Farmer program. Four days into the five-day seminar focused on the future of production agriculture, the 50 participants from across the nation were joined by Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn, a former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, and currently the leader of the World Food Prize Foundation. He joined WFP on January 1, 2000, following his retirement from the State...

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2015 New Century Farmer Begins in Iowa
Jul13

2015 New Century Farmer Begins in Iowa

Monday, 50 outstanding young people selected to participate in the 2015 New Century Farmer program began the  intensive seminar in Johnstown, Iowa. This exclusive, highly competitive program develops young men and women committed to pursuing a career in production agriculture.  Participants will learn from each other and industry experts during a series of workshops and sessions. Topics will include the global marketplace, farm...

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ICAL 2014: Days 1-3 in Japan
May29

ICAL 2014: Days 1-3 in Japan

Editor’s Note: The International Collegiate Agricultural Leadership (I-CAL) program travels overseas to learn about global agriculture and international marketing. The group of 12 Collegiate FFA members departed the U.S. on May 20 for a 10-day tour of Japan where they engaged U.S. Embassy officials and government leaders; toured feed mills, animal markets, small farms and livestock operations; and toured food processing plants,...

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FFA Link: Your Way to Career Success
Oct30

FFA Link: Your Way to Career Success

By Hannah Kleckner, newsroom and media relations intern LOUISVILLE – As a young professional and FFA member, a career within the agriculture industry may be in your not-so-distant future. It’s no secret, though, that landing an actual job isn’t always an easy process. But fear not; if a “connection to success” is what you’re looking for, FFA Link is here to help. FFA Link is a newly established exclusive group of college students and...

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Intern Insight: On the Job Opportunities
Aug06

Intern Insight: On the Job Opportunities

Each summer, the National FFA Organization and its supporters offer internship opportunities for college students looking to gain experience in various roles. It’s a great fit for students looking to grow professionally in numerous areas while boosting their future qualifications. This summer, we’ll offer a chance for several of those interns to journal their experiences here in Intern Insight. This is the second entry from Ellen...

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Intern Insights: Week 7 With Jon
Jul30

Intern Insights: Week 7 With Jon

Each summer, the National FFA Organization offers internship opportunities for college students looking to gain experience in various roles. It’s a great fit for students looking to grow professionally in numerous areas while boosting their future qualifications. This summer, we’ll offer a chance for several of those interns to journal their experiences here in Intern Insight. Zip. Zero. Zilch. We are done. New Century Farmer 2013 is...

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Intern Insight: Nathan’s “Stage Crew”
Jul21

Intern Insight: Nathan’s “Stage Crew”

Each summer, the National FFA Organization offers internship opportunities for college students looking to gain experience in various roles. It’s a great fit for students looking to grow professionally in numerous areas while boosting their future qualifications. This summer, we’ll offer a chance for several of those interns to journal their experiences here in Intern Insight. It never occurred to me that at the end of every American...

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Intern Insights: Ellen Reeder, John Deere
Jul19

Intern Insights: Ellen Reeder, John Deere

Each summer, the National FFA Organization and its supporters offer internship opportunities for college students looking to gain experience in various roles. It’s a great fit for students looking to grow professionally in numerous areas while boosting their future qualifications. This summer, we’ll offer a chance for several of those interns to journal their experiences here in Intern Insight. This week’s entry comes from Ellen...

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