Photo provided by National FFA Organization National FFA members are participating in congressional visits with legislators during the Washington Leadership Conference. Leadership Development Facilitator Luc Sproles says the 2023 Farm Bill is top of mind for members. “It’s one of those times that farmers and... Read More.
Photo provided by National FFA Organization FFA members from across the country are in the nation’s capital this summer to learn how to be changemakers and impactful leaders in their communities. Facilitator Luc Sproles says a highlight of the Washington Leadership Conference is students... Read More.
Four Hoosier FFA members were named Stars over Indiana for excelling in their Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs. The Stars Over Indiana award ceremony took place Thursday evening during the Hoosier Degree Session at the Indiana State FFA Convention. Lucas Lyons of Jay County FFA Chapter... Read More.
Four Hoosier FFA members were named Stars Over Indiana for excelling in their Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs. The Stars Over Indiana award ceremony took place Thursday evening during the Hoosier Degree Session at the Indiana State FFA Convention. Lucas Lyons of Jay County FFA Chapter... Read More.
The 2023-2024 Indiana FFA State Officer team was elected during the final general session of the state convention at Purdue University. Kelby Roberts of Rushville FFA will lead the organization as state president in the coming year. “It’s definitely surreal,” she says. “I wanted... Read More.
Blue and gold corduroy jackets have descended on Purdue University’s campus for the 94th Indiana FFA State Convention. Stephanie Berenda, a soon to be senior with the South Newton FFA Chapter, says she’s excited the convention is back in West Lafayette after being... Read More.
After months of traveling, National FFA Eastern Region Vice President Gracie Murphy returned to her home state of Illinois this week. Murphy tells Brownfield it has been a wild ride traveling to 24 states in the last 8 months but she has valued... Read More.
Five Illinois FFA members began the journey of a lifetime Thursday when they were elected to the next slate of state officers during the 95th annual Illinois FFA State Convention. Thaddeus Bergschneider of the Franklin FFA Chapter will serve as the 2023-2024 Illinois... Read More.
Illinois Association FFA has announced their 2023 Stars over Illinois. The 2023 Illinois FFA Star Farmer is Cole Paulek of the Taylorville FFA Chapter. He tells Brownfield his diversified supervised agriculture experience has prepared him for a future career. “I plan on studying animal... Read More.
A first-year Wisconsin agriculture educator says her school’s success has been a team effort with students, administrators, and the community. Amelia Hayden is the ag teacher and FFA advisor for the Osseo-Fairchild school district. “We’ve got a lot of students who are... Read More.
Some Wisconsin FFA members are learning mechanical skills by restoring old tractors. Advisor Matt Reinders has been the agricultural instructor at Edgar for the past nine years and taught at Loyal for nine years before that. His classes have been restoring old tractors the... Read More.