Courtesy LaCrosse FFA
FFA groups in LaCrosse, Wash., and Cashmere, Wash., ranked highly at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.
The growth of agricultural education programs in schools and youngsters looking for career opportuni
Our trip led us to Bandon, Ore., where we went to an Ocean Spray receiving facility and Bouncing Ber
The Next Crop Project raised $2,000 for the Meridian, Idaho, FFA chapter and more than $100,000 for
About 100 FFA members will repair livestock and orchard fences, haul brush and do other cleanup from last summer's wildfire at Chelan, Wash.
The LaCrosse, Wash., FFA marketing team placed first at the recent national FFA convention.
The national FFA organization has a new slate of officers, who were elected during the national convention in Louisville, Ky.
The American FFA Degree is awarded to members who have achieved a high level of success.
Some 20 members participated in the Latah County Fair this year.
A senior from Mackay Junior-Senior High School won her FFA chapter $10,000 to cover a bus trip to the national FFA convention in Louisville, Ky., with her essay on agriculture.
About 850 FFA members from Northern and Central California attended the annual competition at Shasta College in Redding on Oct. 15, one of the first in the school year.
Community members are encouraged to drop off food donations at any Les Schwab store or FFA chapter in Oregon.
The event is a mandatory field trip for every first-grader in the West Ada School District and serves as a valuable educational tool to teach younger generations about basic agricultural topics.
Members of the chapter assembled over 350 carnation wraps in order to reach out to the community through breast cancer education and support. The wraps were composed of a pink carnation and an informational brochure with facts and symptoms about this...
A technical high school in Bonneville County has added the only agricultural curriculum in the county, as well as its first FFA chapter in more than 40 years.
The Kuna, Idaho, FFA hosted the Sept. 16 Dairy Foods and Dairy Cattle Judging Career Development Events.
Membership in the National FFA Organization now stands at 629,367, a 3 percent increase from last year.
The Chelan, Wash., FFA teams traveled to the Adams County Fair in Othello.
Meridian, Idaho, FFA had a total of 33 members compete at the Western Idaho Fair this year.
Chelan FFA advisor Rod Cool and his family lost their home in the fires burning around Chelan, Wash.
Meridian FFA members entered 40 animals in the following areas: swine, sheep, beef, dairy, meat goat and dairy goat.
Miriam Horton of Christmas Valley, Ore., already helps run a ranch operation at age 17. She has bigger plans.
FFA members from Cottonwood, Calif., made a hog loading ramp and donated it to the Shasta District Fair at the request of a fair supporters' group. The fair has had toe creative in raising money since most state funding for local fairs was cut several...
Her pig has a taste for marshmallows, but she also likes to nibble at feet.
One farmer was picked for each day of the 17-day fair that’s scheduled for Aug. 7-23.
More than 960 Idaho FFA members attended state career development event competitions on the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho. Winners are eligible to go on to the national competition in Louisville, Ky., in October.
A Wenatchee High School graduate was named state FFA president at the recent state convention.
The Wenatchee FFA chapter performed well at the recent state convention in Pullman, Wash.
Washington FFA members elected new state officers during their convention in Pullman.
Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Fruitland FFA chapter in Southwestern Idaho now owns a restored antique tractor that was raffled off to raise money for the state's FFA programs.
The Washington State FFA annual convention will be May 14-16 in Pullman, Wash.
Salmon, Idaho, FFA students have won a competition paying prize money to the state chapter that best educates the public on the importance of fertilizer in agriculture.
A new slate of state FFA leaders in California will support agriculture education amid a challenging time for farmers. The officers were elected during the 87th annual state FFA Leadership Conference in Fresno, attended by more than 5,000 high school...
Dozens of awards and scholarships were handed out at the 87th annual California FFA Leadership Conference in Fresno.
Thousands of FFA students got to ponder their educational and professional paths during a career fair at the annual California FFA Leadership Conference, which was being held April 18-21 in Fresno.
New state FFA officers step up to the plate in Idaho following elections at the state conference at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls on Saturday.
At Oregon's state FFA convention, new energy and leadership emerge.
The Oregon FFA state convention begins March 20 in Silverton.
High school students from around the region met with employers and representatives of a community college as they learned about the opportunities that await them in agriculture.
There's high demand for youth in precision agriculture careers, James Durfey, manager of Washington State University's Agriculture Technology and Management program, told members of the Washington FFA during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm...
Five Idaho legislators were singled out for their support of agriculture Jan. 26 during the Idaho FFA's annual "Day on the Hill" event.
Every year the Mackay FFA Chapter has selected students to participate in the Breeding Livestock project via an interview process by community leaders. This year’s recipients of the Breeding Livestock assistance program were Libby Moorman and...
On Monday, January 5th the Mackay FFA Chapter participated in Experience State Week held in Blackfoot, ID. Experience State Week was the only such conference in the nation as the six National FFA Officers came and presented speeches and workshops...
On Monday, December 15th the members of the Mackay FFA Chapter spent hours baking and wrapping over 600 cookies. The cookies were later delivered to teachers and other members of the community. The activity was even more valuable as students learned...
The entire slate of national FFA officers is touring Idaho high schools to practice workshops and speeches, and to inspire young FFA members.
On November 20th 6 CHS officers and FFA advisors attended Focus on Farming, which began eight years ago at the county’s fairgrounds in Monroe, has grown into a regional event with national support. “The food is awesome, said Jared Vanhulle...
On November 14 the Cedarcrest Floral Design team traveled to Vancouver for the first competition of the year. They left the day before and got to stop at The Floral Design Institute in Portland Oregon where Leanne Kessler gave them a tour and took them...
The North Idaho FFA District Career Development Events were held at the University of Idaho on November 14th where FFA students competed in Ag Sales, Extemporaneous Speaking, Creed Speaking, and Greenhand Knowledge. The Genesee FFA chapter did very well...
18 Baker High School students and four chaperones recently had the opportunity to attend the FFA National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to the leadership conferences and trade show, they were able to tour the historic sites surrounding...
For over 40 years, the Chelan FFA has held their annual FFA Toy Drive to collect new and slightly used toys to give Christmas to children of all ages. Our goal for year 42 is to collect 1000 toys. These toys will be distributed to local children and any...
The Manson Grange was the location for the District VII Apple Evaluation CDE. Chapters from Tonasket, Okanogan, Manson, Mansfield, Eastmont, Wenatchee, Cashmere, and Chelan were represented. Members completed a pesticide applicators test, and...
Cashmere FFA's Food Science team placed 4th out of 35 at the National FFA Convention last week.
On November 21, 2014, the Sutherlin FFA Agricultural Sales teams competed in Oakland, Oregon. Ag Sales is a CDE (Career Development Event) that consists of students demonstrating advertising, promotion, and customer relation skills while selling a...
On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, members from the Snake River District gathered in Ontario to compete in Job Interview and Ag Sales contests. In Advanced Job Interview, Quincy Pendergrass from Adrian took first, followed by Brooke Bezona from Ontario in...