Join RFD-TV Live at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo

The benefits of the recently-announced long-term agreement between FFA and RFD-TV are already showing as the network brings unprecedented live coverage of the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo.

Not only will 30 hours of live, gavel-to-gavel coverage be shown on RFD-TV (and simulcast via FamilyNet, SiriusXM RURAL RADIO Channel 80 and FFA.org/broadcast), but the network has grown its footprint at the convention. For the first time ever, FFA members in Louisville will be able to join the fun of a festive live television broadcast just outside Freedom Hall. Continue reading

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