FFA Reconnects With Members During AG CONNECT

Joanna Schroeder

One of the organizations that I met during the AG CONNECT Expo is the National FFA Organization. FFA was founded in 1928 and today has more than 7,400 chapters in all 50 U.S. states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The organization’s mission is agricultural education for kids in junior high and high school. I sat down with Phyllis …


FFA On Rose Bowl Parade With RFD-TV

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s Samantha Warner, 19, Archie, MO, putting the last rose on the RFD-TV float before the 2010 Rose Parade. Warner, Missouri FFA President will walk beside the float, which honors the association for its work guiding students toward careers in agriculture. On the morning of January 1, 2010, the National FFA Organization will make contact with an estimated 42 million …

Ag Group, FFA

Ethanol Education for FFA Members

Cindy Zimmerman

National FFA members will be getting an education in the growing field of renewable fuels, thanks to a new partnership. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are partnering with teachers and the National FFA Organization to provide tens of thousands of high school students information about the opportunities available to them in the field of …

Education, Ethanol, FFA, RFA

National FFA Rotating Louisville and Indianapolis

Chuck Zimmerman

The FFA is going to be roaming up and down the Hoosier state for a while. he National FFA Organization announced today that its annual convention will rotate between Louisville, Ky., and Indianapolis, Ind., for the foreseeable future. Starting in 2013, Louisville will share hosting duties with Indianapolis on a three-year rotational basis. Louisville will host the convention 2013 through …


FFA Multimedia Maniacs

Chuck Zimmerman

I know it seems like Cindy or I are at just about every ag event out there but we just can’t make them all. One of the ones I’d love to cover though is the FFA Convention. However, these kids are doing a great job online by themselves. I know there are some of you “old-timers” who are still scratching …

FFA, Video

National FFA Alumni Association Blog

Chuck Zimmerman

Master agriblogger, Joy Carter, Georgia Peanut Commission, has put her skills to work for the National FFA Alumni Association. She’ll be posting from the convention in Indianapolis this week and is one of the presenters at the National FFA Alumni Workshops. Here’s a few items she wants you to be aware of: Alumni Benefit Auctions – Online Timed Benefit Auction …