The Oregon FFA partnered with Les Schwab Tire Centers, Wilco Co-op, Capital Press and the East Oregonian newspaper to help combat hunger.
Every second-grade student in the West Ada School District attends the Ag Expo to learn what agricul
One student received an American degree while two exchange students placed ninth nationally.
Four FFA students from Cashmere High School, Cashmere, Wash., won the school’s first national
Agriscience Fair awards were presented onstage during the fifth general session at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo.
The National FFA Veterinary Science CDE is a competitive event that tests the participant’s ability to apply veterinary science knowledge and skill in practical settings as well as identify breeds, parasites and equipment.
The prepared public speaking LDE is designed to recognize outstanding FFA members for their ability to prepare and present a factual speech on a specific agricultural issue in a well-thought-out and logical manner in a competitive setting.
The National FFA Parliamentary Procedure LDE tests students’ ability to effectively communicate ideas during a meeting.
Students practice and sharpen skills in marketing through the development and presentation of a marketing plan. The plan may focus on the introduction of a new agricultural product, supply or service or on improving marketing of an existing product,...
Event components include eight evaluation classes of beef, sheep, swine, and goats; oral placement reasons on four classes; and a written exam on livestock production.
Event components include eight selection classes consisting of four halter classes and four performance classes. Students also give four sets of oral reasons with two sets coming from each evaluation class. Teams also work together to complete practical...
Event components include a general forest knowledge exam, tree identification, timber cruising, tree/forest disorders identification, a chainsaw practicum, forestry issues interview, and a team activity.
Each team participates in a timed team product development project, and each individual participates in practicums involving food sensory evaluation and food safety and sanitation as well as a written exam.
Participants must complete a general knowledge exam on the floriculture industry, identify plant materials, demonstrate problem solving and decision-making skills, employment and customer service skills, technical floral skills and the ability to work as...
This event focuses on testing students’ problem solving and decision making skills in environmental and natural resources.
The activity was held in conjunction with the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.
The National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management CDE is a competitive event that tests the student’s ability to select and manage quality dairy cattle.
Participants of the Conduct of Chapter Meetings LDE are 7th, 8th, and 9th graders who conduct an orderly and efficient chapter meeting using parliamentary procedures.
The National FFA Agronomy CDE is a competitive event that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. Participants’ knowledge of agronomic sciences was tested through several levels of competition including developing...
The National FFA Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems CDE is a competitive event that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. Activities included in the event are a written exam, a team event, demonstration of...
The National FFA Agricultural Sales CDE is a competitive event that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. The event includes actual sales presentations, a written exam, team sales situation.
The National FFA Agricultural Issues Forum Leadership Development Event is a competitive event that tests students’ knowledge of agricultural issues and evaluates how well they can apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations.
The National FFA Agricultural Communications CDE is a competitive event that tests students’ skills in all areas of the agricultural communications field and evaluates how well they can apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations.
2017-18 national FFA officer team elected at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo.
Awards were given in 47 categories at the national convention and expo in Indianapolis.
Cedarcrest students from Duvall, Wash., competed and placed in several categories.
The Washington FFA Association held the Washington Agriculture Leadership Experience and District Officer Training Programs in Yakima in July, working to prepare students to enter the industry and lead their FFA districts.
Three hundred students from Washington FFA chapters attended the 212 Degrees and 360 Degress leadership conferences in Grand Mound, Wash.
The public is encouraged to drop food donations at any Les Schwab tire center, Wilco farm store or a local FFA chapter.
Cassidy and Regan Leatherwood chair parliamentary procedure teams.
Caldwell High School, located in Idaho’s sixth largest city, has restarted its ag education program and farm industry members are promising to help it grow.
California legislators held an informational meeting to discuss how to stabilize funding for high school shop and agricultural programs, which were saved from the budget ax last spring.
Every second-grade student in the West Ada School District attends the Ag Expo to learn what agriculture is really about.
The Cedarcrest High School FFA landscape design team from Duvall, Wash., placed first at the state Nursery/Landscape competition and qualified to represent Washington state at the National FFA Convention in October.
Meridian FFA members competed with nine different animal species, including both small and large animals.
Fair will be the center of attention through Sept. 4.
This year, three Meridian, Idaho, FFA chapter members competed in the Calf Scramble.
The American Star Awards represents the best of the best among thousands of American FFA Degree recipients.
More than 2,300 students attended the Washington Leadership Conference, the second-largest student experience that the National FFA Organization hosts each year.
Denny Quinby was recognized for his many contributions to his profession, both while teaching and continuing into retirement.
State officials have ordered the slaughter of nearly 300 hogs at a county fair in southwest Ohio after at least two animals tested positive for swine flu
More than 4,000 animals are entered in youth and local divisions each year at the California State Fair, which this year runs July 14-30.
Awards, ranging from scholarships to pins to plaques, were awarded to freshmen through senior members and to community members.
During a joint visit to Idaho June 2, the Agriculture and Interior secretaries vowed that the agencies would work closer together and partner with states and local communities on land management and other issues.
A northern Kansas woman is fighting to reverse the decision by state fair officials to strip her champion lamb title and winnings for performance enhancement
Gov. Jerry Brown reinserted $15.4 million into his budget proposal for high school FFA and career technical programs after parents, students and other advocates took to social media to rally support for the programs.
Six high school students with special needs were paired with mentors to help them raise goats to present and sell at the Glenn County Fair in Orland, Calif.
Washington FFA adviser Rebecca Wallace was appointed in April to a position with the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. She will serve in both positions until a replacement is found.
Newberg FFA, which placed second in the Envirothon and first in the FFA Division, will compete at the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind.
Washington FFA members elected officers for the 2017-2018 year during state convention May 13 in Pullman, Wash.
City and California State University-Fresno leaders have put a new offer on the table to keep the FFA’s state convention in town, including use of the local fairgrounds, more mentorship by ag professionals and perhaps farm tours.
The Idaho State Leadership Conference was held on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls.
Eleven members made the trip east and competed well at the events held on May 3 in conjunction with the Spokane Junior Livestock Show.
Fresno’s mayor and California State University-Fresno’s president have met with state FFA officials to try to urge them to reconsider their decision to move the organization’s state convention to Anaheim next year.