FFA members work to set children on the right track in understanding agriculture and advocating for its sustainability.
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 teachers shared their experiences with potential newcomers to the profession during a workshop at the Idaho State FFA Leadership Conference on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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's annual state FFA convention results in new officers, polished public speaking abilities and new prospects to consider.
The Dayton, Ore., High School FFA is seeking donations for its upcoming fundraising auction.
Former Washington FFA state officer to represent the state in bid for national officer.
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 educators honor those who have excelled.
Chelan, Wash., FFA needs help in hosting the district competitions.
The Parliamentary Procedures and Agronomy teams placed first in their categories.
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.
The Mackay, Idaho, FFA hosted a community breakfast on Feb. 24.
The donation is the result of fundraisers the Grange Co-op has sponsored.
The Genessee, Idaho, FFA members do well at a recent competition.
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 announces the winners of a variety of honors.
Shepherd's Grain and Lacrosse, Wash., FFA's marketing team took home top honors during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
Farm Bureau is strictly prepared speaking, while Kuna Grange has both extemporaneous and prepared speaking.
Washington FFA members check out possible career options during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
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 students are seeking to raise money for their organization and student scholarships by raffling a Massey-Ferguson tractor.
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.
The FFA chapter at Mackay High School hosted a precision agriculture demonstration featuring the use of drones.
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.
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.
The Oregon FFA Foundation put the project out for bid last summer and the Sutherlin FFA chapter won it.
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.
The Meridian FFA team participated in the Boise Valley District Career Development Events.
Food For All is a joint project of the high school FFA chapters at Perrydale, Willamina, Dayton, Amity, Sheridan and Yamhill-Carlton.
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.
The goal of the fundraiser is to earn money for our chapter’s activities throughout the year, while spreading Christmas cheer.
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.
A Chelan FFA team won the recent state apple competition in Yakima.
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 members and teams were big winners at FFA nationals.
Four members also earned their American Degrees.
When all the answer sheets had been tallied, the Chelan No. 1 team stood at the top of the page.
The students collected 3,260 pounds of food, most of which went to the local food bank and area senior centers and church groups, and are offering to do an hour's worth of work for those who contributed to their Halloween food-raiser.
The American Falls, Idaho, FFA chapter placed fourth nationally in an FFA agricultural issues competition, debating the merits of Idaho's former "ag gag" law.
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 opportunities and wanting to feed the world are just some of the factors behind the growth of FFA, whose membership is at record levels nationwide and has been...
Our trip led us to Bandon, Ore., where we went to an Ocean Spray receiving facility and Bouncing Berries Farm.
The Next Crop Project raised $2,000 for the Meridian, Idaho, FFA chapter and more than $100,000 for the National FFA Organization.
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.