List: 2014-15 National FFA Officer Candidates

Jackson Harris puts on the National FFA Secretary jacket for the first time in 2013.

The 87th National FFA Convention & Expo wraps Saturday with a bang as the new slate of national FFA officers is announced.

It’s always a bittersweet moment — seeing the current officers for the final time as we welcome a group of FFA ambassadors for a year of incomparable service. It’s an honor that many FFA members aspire to hold. Continue reading

Tractor Supply Co. FFA Convention Shirts Still Available

Just in case you haven’t picked up the hottest item in fall fashion, Tractor Supply Co. let us know this week that some of its stores still have the awesome limited edition 87th National FFA Convention & Expo shirt in stock.

FIND IT: See the stores with the FFA shirt in stock

The shirt — blue, longsleeve and 100% Cotton — is a great deal at $12.99 each. Continue reading

73 FFA members participate in World Food Prize Global Youth Institute

The World Food Prize hosted¬†160 extraordinary high school students from 24 US states and territories, as well as Canada, China, Egypt, Mexico, Morocco, and Nigeria as delegates at the 20th Anniversary Global Youth Institute, Oct. 16-18, in Des Moines, Iowa — and 73 of them are FFA members.

The Global Youth Institute was started by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Norman Borlaug, and is known as one of the most unique and successful youth programs in the country. Continue reading

Go All Out! 2014-15 National FFA Theme Song

Each year, the National FFA Officer Team puts a lot of work into developing the annual FFA theme. It’s important to them that the theme strikes a chord with FFA members and inspires action. This year, that theme is “Go All Out!”

And in the name of that theme, the 2014-15 officers wanted to do something different.¬†They wanted to make sure that the anthem to that theme — the annual theme song — went far and wide before the National FFA Convention & Expo even occurred.

Today, we’re here to make that happen — for the first time ever. Continue reading

RFD-TV helps tell FFA story in new $5 million, five-year sponsorship

Telling the FFA story to a larger audience just got a little easier thanks to a new agreement between RFD-TV, the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation.

RFD-TV has committed to a five-year sponsorship with FFA that provides cash and in-kind support valued at $5 million over five years. The agreement puts RFD-TV at the highest level of corporate support within the National FFA Foundation.

It’s just one of many ways the company has supported FFA during their 25-year relationship, providing opportunities to members and helping grow FFA and agricultural education. Continue reading