Announcing the 2014-15 National FFA Theme

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All good things, they say, must come to end. That’s the case for “Ignite FFA” — the official theme for the National FFA Organization in 2013-14.

Alas, we have something new! Yep, that’s it right there at the top of the page. The 2014-15 National FFA Organization theme is Go All Out! Continue reading

FFA Week: On the road with Jason Wetzler

Kristy Meyer, a member of the National FFA Organization’s communications team, is in Florida this week with National FFA Vice President Jason Wetzler as he makes visits during National FFA Week. These are stories from his visits in the state. 


Monday, February 17, 2014 

FFA members from the Chipola FFA Federation spent their Presidents Day giving back to the community. Comprised of schools within the Chipola College district, the Chipola FFA Federation strives to support all FFA members through a variety of activities.

On Monday, members lived out the Living to Serve portion of the motto when they worked on completing the Covenant Hospice Yard Angel Project.

“Getting to help someone is really a wonderful experience,” said Faith Downthit, of the Grand Ridge FFA Chapter. The eighth grader said that she would absolutely recommend the opportunity to someone else if they wanted to lend a helping hand. Continue reading

Students use National FFA Week to share value of agricultural education, history of FFA

More than a half-million students in all 50 U.S. states this week will share the importance of agriculture in our daily lives, spread their passion for agriculture and host community-wide events to help others in need.

It’s National FFA Week and a host of activities are planned to raise awareness about the role the National FFA Organization plays in the development of the agriculture industry’s future leaders and the importance of agricultural education. Continue reading

What is George Washington’s connection to National FFA Week?

National FFA Week is an annual tradition for members of the blue and gold across the country. It’s a time to celebrate FFA, to tell the story of FFA members and advocate for agriculture. And it always falls in the middle of February.

But why is that? Why isn’t FFA Week in the middle of May?  Why not celebrate National FFA Week during the annual National FFA Convention & Expo?

It all comes down to one (very important) guy: George Washington. Continue reading