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Meridian FFA ‘Learns to Do, Does to Learn and Earns to Live’ at Canyon County Fair
Meridian FFA ‘Learns to Do, Does to Learn and Earns to Live’ at Canyon County Fair
The fair gives Meridian FFA members the chance to show and sell the livestock they’ve been raising.

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Meridian FFA holds 76th annual banquet
Meridian FFA holds 76th annual banquet

The Meridian, Idaho, FFA chapter banquet is held every spring to award our members for all the hard work they did in the past year.

All members and family are invited to join us for a night of food, installing new officers and giving awards and...

Cascade FFA receives Farm Credit grant to improve greenhouse
Cascade FFA receives Farm Credit grant to improve greenhouse

TURNER, Ore. — Cascade High School’s Agriculture Department moved into the final stage of their greenhouse restoration project recently, thanks to a $2,000 Northwest Farm Credit Services Rural Community Grant.

The money will be...

New Washington FFA officers represent all parts of state
New Washington FFA officers represent all parts of state

PULLMAN, Wash. — The new Washington FFA state officers represent all parts of the state, organization leaders say.

The new officers are president Alyssa McGee of Sumner, vice president Tye Taylor of Prosser, secretary Corrina Davis of...

Chelan FFA team does well at state livestock CDE
Chelan FFA team does well at state livestock CDE

The Chelan, Wash., FFA Livestock Career Development Event team did something that a team from Chelan hasn’t done since 1983 and that’s bring a piece of hardware back from the State FFA Livestock CDE.

The Washington State Livestock...

Kuna FFA helps thousands of children learn about farming
Kuna FFA helps thousands of children learn about farming

KUNA, Idaho — About 4,000 first and second graders from throughout the Treasure Valley received a hands-on farming experience May 2-5 during Kuna High School’s annual agricultural expo.

The school’s FFA students organize the...

Washington FFA members gear up for annual convention
Washington FFA members gear up for annual convention

ROSALIA, Wash. — Rosalia High School sophomore Collin Pittmann’s hard work all comes down to this.

Pittmann will compete against other students from across the state in the prepared public speaking career development event at the...

New state officers bring humor, passion to California FFA
New state officers bring humor, passion to California FFA

FRESNO, Calif. — California FFA’s newly elected state officer team promised the more than 5,000 students attending the organization’s state convention that they’ll put plenty of passion and energy into the coming...

CDFA’s Ross urges FFA members to think of the future
CDFA’s Ross urges FFA members to think of the future

FRESNO, Calif. — State Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told 5,000 FFA members here that California’s agriculture-related industries will need their energy and innovations in the challenging years to come.

Ross cited water...

Meridian FFA Attends 85th State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls
Meridian FFA Attends 85th State Leadership Conference in Twin Falls

The 85th Idaho FFA State Leadership Conference (SLC) was held on April 6-9 at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho.

At this conference, FFA members from across the state are invited to compete in different Career Development Events...

Idaho FFA brings ag to youngsters
Idaho FFA brings ag to youngsters
FFA members work to set children on the right track in understanding agriculture and advocating for its sustainability.
New Idaho FFA officers: Go after your dream
New Idaho FFA officers: Go after your dream
Encouraging FFA members to believe in themselves and follow their dreams is at the top of the list for Idaho's new state FFA officers confirmed on April 9 at the close of the 85th annual Leadership Conference.
Agricultural educators embrace future teachers
Agricultural educators embrace future teachers
Agricultural teachers shared their experiences with potential newcomers to the profession during a workshop at the Idaho State FFA Leadership Conference on Thursday.
Ag Fest petting zoo expands to fill livestock pavilion
Ag Fest petting zoo expands to fill livestock pavilion
The petting zoo, popular with children and adults alike, has expanded this year thanks to Cascade High School FFA seniors Austin and Collin Brill, Cascade FFA adviser Becky Bates and Ag Fest board member and petting zoo chairman Craig Anderson.
Finding purpose begins with two questions
Finding purpose begins with two questions
Steven Brockshus, a former National FFA officer and an Iowa State University junior studying ag education and entrepreneurial studies, challenges blue jackets to ask themselves who they are and why they're here.
Idaho FFA officers retire with gusto
Idaho FFA officers retire with gusto
Retiring Idaho state FFA officers saw membership grow to more than 90 chapters this last year, with two start-ups coming on board and three more in the works with the help of the state's Ag Education Initiative signed into law in 2014.
Chelan FFA hosts District VII leadership CDEs
Chelan FFA hosts District VII leadership CDEs
Over 90 students from the Bridgeport, Cashmere, Chelan, Omak, Tonasket and Wenatchee FFA chapters competed in Creed Speaking, Prepared Public Speaking, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Novice Parliamentary Procedure and Parliamentary Procedure CDEs.
Oregon FFA convention offers students a view to the future
Oregon FFA convention offers students a view to the future
Oregon's annual state FFA convention results in new officers, polished public speaking abilities and new prospects to consider.
Donations sought for Dayton FFA alumni dinner auction
The Dayton, Ore., High School FFA is seeking donations for its upcoming fundraising auction.
Washington FFA chooses its national candidate
Washington FFA chooses its national candidate
Former Washington FFA state officer to represent the state in bid for national officer.
Sandy FFA members tune up for state competition
Sandy FFA members tune up for state competition
The Sandy High School FFA Chapter presented a skit on the issue of whether millions of acres of Malheur County should be designated wilderness.
District VII ag teachers announce award winners
District educators honor those who have excelled.
Judges needed: Chelan FFA to host District VII CDEs
Chelan, Wash., FFA needs help in hosting the district competitions.
Genesee FFA teams win at district competition
The Parliamentary Procedures and Agronomy teams placed first in their categories.
Farm Bureau hosts FFA at Oregon Legislature
Farm Bureau hosts FFA at Oregon Legislature
The event was attended by 17 FFA members from around the state, including the entire current state FFA officer team, two FFA advisers and state FFA staff.
Mackay FFA hosts community breakfast
Mackay FFA hosts community breakfast
The Mackay, Idaho, FFA hosted a community breakfast on Feb. 24.
Grange Co-op donates $10,000 to Oregon FFA Foundation
Grange Co-op donates $10,000 to Oregon FFA Foundation
The donation is the result of fundraisers the Grange Co-op has sponsored.
Genessee FFA team takes first in Meats CDE
Genessee FFA team takes first in Meats CDE
The Genessee, Idaho, FFA members do well at a recent competition.
Chelan FFA Alumni Benefit Auction set for Feb. 26
Preceding the auction at 5:30 p.m. the Chelan FFA members and Alumni members will be hosting a Community Appreciation Dinner to say thank you for the years of support from the Chelan Valley.
Washington FFA District VII winners announced
Washington FFA District VII announces the winners of a variety of honors.
Spokane chamber honors Shepherd’s Grain, LaCrosse FFA
Spokane chamber honors Shepherd’s Grain, LaCrosse FFA
Shepherd's Grain and Lacrosse, Wash., FFA's marketing team took home top honors during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
Meridian FFA competes in Farm Bureau and Kuna Grange speaking contests
Meridian FFA competes in Farm Bureau and Kuna Grange speaking contests
Farm Bureau is strictly prepared speaking, while Kuna Grange has both extemporaneous and prepared speaking.
FFA members focus on future at career fair
FFA members focus on future at career fair
Washington FFA members check out possible career options during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
500 FFA blue jackets converge on Idaho Capitol
500 FFA blue jackets converge on Idaho Capitol
About 600 FFA members, legislators and Idaho farm industry leaders attended the annual Cenarrusa Day on the Hill event Jan. 25. The event in Boise gives FFA students the chance to mingle with legislators and learn first-hand how Idaho government works.
Idaho FFA raffling tractor
Idaho FFA students are seeking to raise money for their organization and student scholarships by raffling a Massey-Ferguson tractor.
Ag-themed California license plates raise funds for education
Ag-themed California license plates raise funds for education
More than 25,000 special agriculture-themed license plates have been issued, renewed or transferred in California, and fees for the plates have generated nearly $500,000 in grants for farm-related agricultural programs.
FFA chapter hosts precision ag demonstration
FFA chapter hosts precision ag demonstration
The FFA chapter at Mackay High School hosted a precision agriculture demonstration featuring the use of drones.
Mackay FFA chapter announces Breeding Livestock Project participants
Mackay FFA chapter announces Breeding Livestock Project participants
Since its creation years ago by former agriculture educator Vernon Roche, the program has provided 299 cows, 53 ewes and 5 sows to Mackay FFA members.
Yamhill-Carlton FFA wins state Ag Sales competition
Yamhill-Carlton FFA wins state Ag Sales competition
The team will go on to compete as Oregon’s representative at the National FFA Agriculture Sales Competition held in Indianapolis, Ind., in the fall of 2016.
Sutherlin FFA creates ‘thank you’ for food drive sponsor
Sutherlin FFA creates ‘thank you’ for food drive sponsor
The Oregon FFA Foundation put the project out for bid last summer and the Sutherlin FFA chapter won it.
Middleton FFA wins big at district event
Middleton FFA wins big at district event
This is the fifth year in a row that Middleton FFA has won the Boise Valley FFA Agriculture Mechanics CDE. Middleton FFA has also won this event eight of the last nine years.
Meridian FFA competes at Boise Valley District CDEs
Meridian FFA competes at Boise Valley District CDEs
The Meridian FFA team participated in the Boise Valley District Career Development Events.
FFA students collect 130 tons of food
FFA students collect 130 tons of food
Food For All is a joint project of the high school FFA chapters at Perrydale, Willamina, Dayton, Amity, Sheridan and Yamhill-Carlton.
Meridian FFA Alumni Scholarship Auction raises over $26,000
Meridian FFA Alumni Scholarship Auction raises over $26,000
This event serves as our main fundraiser to raise money for senior FFA member scholarships and to lower the cost of state and national trips for the members of the chapter.
Del Norte FFA hosts Drive-Thru Christmas Light fundraiser
Del Norte FFA hosts Drive-Thru Christmas Light fundraiser
The goal of the fundraiser is to earn money for our chapter’s activities throughout the year, while spreading Christmas cheer.
Instructor helps rescue ag program
Instructor helps rescue ag program
After helping rebuild a high school agriculture program in the late 1980s, Trena Kimler-Richards had a key role in rallying the ag community around the farm program at Shasta College in Redding, Calif.
Chelan wins state FFA apple competition
Chelan wins state FFA apple competition
A Chelan FFA team won the recent state apple competition in Yakima.
Meridian FFA awards degree recipients and creed speaking winner
Meridian FFA awards degree recipients and creed speaking winner
The FFA Creed is a five paragraph speech that explains different values and beliefs in agriculture. The creed was written by E.M. Tiffany and adopted at the third National FFA Convention in 1930.
Washington FFA teams earn high marks at nationals
Washington FFA members and teams were big winners at FFA nationals.
Meridian, Idaho, FFA Places in Top 10 with four teams at Nationals
Meridian, Idaho, FFA Places in Top 10 with four teams at Nationals
Four members also earned their American Degrees.
Chelan FFA team wins Apple Cup
Chelan FFA team wins Apple Cup
When all the answer sheets had been tallied, the Chelan No. 1 team stood at the top of the page.

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