FFA Week Recap – Friday
Feb28

FFA Week Recap – Friday

Friday, February 24, 2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE – Kristen Self We ended our Granite state experience on Friday with a visit to Pinkerton Academy, a school/campus of over 3000 students in Derry, NH. This historic school has included agricultural education for decades and they have one of the largest sugar houses/laboratories for maple processing in the region.  They offer animal science, natural resources animal grooming and vet tech courses...

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FFA Week Recap – Thursday
Feb27

FFA Week Recap – Thursday

Thursday, February 23, 2017 NEW MEXICO – Rebecca Carter Wow oh wow! What a week this has been. Today was another great day. Happy 100 years Smith- Hughes Act!  It probably was one of my favorite days, but it is hard to choose.  Here is a recap: We started with an officer training and assembly in Moriarty. The students at Moriarty are eager to learn and simply  ran the show. It was a pleasure to be with all of these great...

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FFA Week Recap – Wednesday
Feb27

FFA Week Recap – Wednesday

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 ALASKA –  Ben Meyer Day three in Alaska saw a drop in temperature, increase in snowfall, and huge enthusiasm for FFA, ag education, and service to community.  David, Josh, and Ben rolled out of Wasilla at 3:30am, caught the first flight to Fairbanks, and hit the snow covered ground running.  David delivered the keynote address to the opening session of the Sustainable Agriculture Research Education...

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FFA Week Recap – Tuesday
Feb27

FFA Week Recap – Tuesday

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 ALASKA – Ben Meyer & Josh Bledsoe Day two in Alaska was filled with learning and growing. The state officers continued with workshops for students as well as the Creed Speaking and Prepared Public Speaking LDEs. David did an incredible job facilitating a workshop for all of the students focused on goal setting. Ben and Josh provided some advice on job interviewing skills and tips on public speaking....

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FFA Week Recap – Monday
Feb27

FFA Week Recap – Monday

Monday, February 20, 2017 TENNESSEE – Nicole Beckley We started the first day with a hearty Southern style breakfast at the famous Loveless Café in Nashville before meeting the Tennessee FFA state officers (currently on their Goodwill Tour of the state) and East Tennesee regional officers in Knoxville. While there, we took a brief driving tour around the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and saw their agriculture department plus a...

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Get Involved with Give FFA Day
Feb15

Get Involved with Give FFA Day

On Tuesday, Feb. 21 during National FFA Week, the National FFA Foundation will celebrate, “Give FFA Day,” a day-long campaign encouraging the public to support various needs impacting FFA members. Your gift on Give FFA Day will provide teacher resources, agricultural education programs, leadership workshops, individual student scholarships and official Blue Jackets that will encourage members to learn, compete, celebrate...

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Video: Missouri FFA State President Speaks to General Assembly
Feb10

Video: Missouri FFA State President Speaks to General Assembly

It’s an annual tradition among many state FFA associations to visit with state government leaders as a way to promote FFA and agricultural education. In Missouri this week, the state officer team continued that tradition and was even granted an opportunity to address the legislators from the floor. In his remarks, Missouri state president Colton Spencer touted a wide range of important accomplishments and themes showcasing...

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Changes to Official Dress, Opening Ceremony Gain Board Approval
Jan26

Changes to Official Dress, Opening Ceremony Gain Board Approval

FFA members, take note! The National FFA Board of Directors has approved two recommendations from the National FFA Delegates regarding Official Dress guidelines and the National FFA Opening Ceremony. Effective immediately, the board approved the following recommendations during its January meeting in Indianapolis: National FFA Opening Ceremony Amendment (Approved by the National FFA Board of Directors – January 18, 2017) The...

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