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

2014 National FFA Convention & Expo State Photo Schedule

FFA members from across the nation will descend on Louisville in October for the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. If you’re going, don’t miss this great opportunity to join members from your state to document who was there!

The FFA state photos will be taken Thursday and Friday inside the Kentucky Exposition Center near the FFA Shopping Mall and food court. Jump in the photo, and be sure to order a copy for you and your chapter afterward! Here’s the order in which the photos will be taken: Continue reading

2014 FFA Honorary Award Recipients Announced

FFA relies on the support of exceptional teachers, individuals and companies to provide life-changing experiences for its members.

Each year, at the National FFA Convention & Expo, those who have made outstanding contributions to FFA are honored with Distinguished Service Citations, VIP awards or the Honorary American FFA Degree. In 2014, those recipients will be celebrated during a ceremony at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo on Friday, Oct. 31.

Be sure to check out the list of recipients: Continue reading

FFA names 2014 American Star finalists

And then there were 16.

The finalists for the prestigious FFA American Star Awards were announced Monday, less than three months from the start of the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville. There, the four winners will be named in the areas of American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience. Continue reading