Latest National FFA Organization Stories

2014-06-10 12:24:13

INDIANAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last summer, Paul Thieme learned about the power of one. A week of hard work at the National FFA Organization's Washington Leadership Conference helped him focus on who he is, what he's good at and how he could help others. He researched causes that might possibly need his skills, talents and passion. He discovered Kager, Kenya, where safe water is miles away from the village of 3,000. Securing even a questionable state of safe water is...

2014-05-29 16:27:50

WINDSOR, Conn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut Working Lands Alliance, a project of American Farmland Trust, today announced the seven winners of the first-ever FFA/Agriscience/4-H Student Essay Contest. Students were asked to write a 750 word essay to answer the question, "If we, as a State, want to increase everyone's consumption of Connecticut-grown food and farm products from current levels of less than 2 percent to 10 percent, what role could farmland protection...

2014-04-04 12:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram to donate $20 for each test drive to National FFA Organization (FFA) in support of local chapter leadership programs -- More than 100 dealers nationwide partner with local FFA chapters as part of Ram brand's ongoing support of American farming industry -- Visit www.RamTrucks.com/NextCrop to find a participating dealer The Ram Truck brand extends its support of America's farming industry with "The Next...

2014-03-25 23:26:32

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. supports agricultural education and agricultural literacy on National Ag Day by awarding twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. has awarded twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. as a sponsor of the 2013 Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult...

2014-02-18 16:29:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the generosity of a philanthropy-focused Kentucky couple, deserving FFA members will be getting a gift of blue for years to come. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/DC67193) Don and Mira Ball, who co-founded Lexington, Ky.-based custom home-building company Ball Homes more than 50 years ago, kicked off 2014 National FFA Week by inviting some National FFA and Kentucky FFA officers to their home and share details...

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