The Fall 2013 FFA New Horizons Magazine is Here!

aug_21_NH_coverThe Fall 2013 edition of FFA New Horizons, the official magazine of the National FFA Organization, is ready! Print editions are en route, and the digital edition is ready for you to check out here and on the New Horizons app! (You’ve downloaded the New Horizons app, right? Right?!)

We’re celebrating an important milestone this year in FFA: The 80th anniversary of the Official FFA Jacket! The most recognizable symbol of FFA, the Official FFA Jacket has been a source of pride for millions of FFA members. In FFA New Horizons, you’ll find a great feature story detailing the history of FFA and the iconic blue corduroy, plus plenty about what it means today. Be sure to check it out!

However, we must warn you: That’s only the beginning! Continue reading

2013 National Proficiency Finalists Announced

Ken Quick, 2011-12 National Eastern Region Vice President, shakes hands with Emily J. Von Edwins, a national finalist in veterinary science at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

Ken Quick, 2011-12 National Eastern Region Vice President, shakes hands with Emily J. Von Edwins, a national finalist in veterinary science at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

The list of FFA members from across the country who have been named national finalists for Agricultural Proficiency Awards is now available.

The Agricultural Proficiency Awards honor FFA members who, through supervised agricultural experiences, have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers. Continue reading