In ________ a new National FFA Center was dedicated in Indianapolis, In after a 39 year stay in Alexandria, Va.
In 1982 _________________, of the California FFA Association was elected the first female national FFA president.
The National FFA Foundation recently announced the creation of an endowment to be called ____________ in honor of Dr. Larry Case and his wife Joy for their many years of service to the National FFA organization.
Legacy of Leadership
According to the national FFA website, national membership is ____% Caucasian, ___% Hispanic and ______% African American.
77 17 4
As of 2010, only _______% of FFA members lives in rural/farm areas.
Throughout its history the National FFA has awarded approximately ___________ million dollars in college scholarships to members.
According to the National FFA Constitution and Bylaws, the membership year of the National FFA Organization shall be from _____________ to _____________.
September 1 August 31
In July 2010, the national FFA organization announced it would begin offering ______________ at no cost. Advisors can use this service to construct a leadership library of lesson plans, integration tools and interactive activities you can use in the classroom or for planning FFA events.
Middle school FFA Members can participate in all of the following national FFA activities except ___________.
SAE Proficiency Awards
In 2005 the National FFA organization organized a national relief campaign called _______ to raise money for chapters in the gulf states impacted by Hurricane Katrina?
Seeds of Hope
The vision of the _______________________ is a world where people and communities can grow to their fullest potential.
National FFA Alumni
_____________ is an online service that contains classroom-ready educational tools aligned with national curriculum standards for science, math and social studies to help promote agricultural and statistical literacy.
In 2010 the National FFA Organization with sponsorship from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation sent six members to Zambia to assisting local farmers in their fight to battle area hunger and poverty through sustainable agriculture and conservation. The program was called _________.
FFA GO: Africa
In the 2010-2011 school year the national FFA Organization replaced the leadership conferences known as Made For Excellence, Advanced Leadership Development and EDGE with two conferences to be known as:
212 and 360
The first FFA National Agricultural Career Show was at the national FFA convention in ___________.
The_____ is a program for post secondary students held during the national FFA convention where students can share their resumes and talk with over 30 agricultural companies and organizations looking for new employees and interns.
Collegiate Career Expo
. In 1975 the National FFA Organization launched a program called ___________ to respond to the need expressed by FFA chapters for materials that could be used in educating the public about agriculture.
Food For America
The first national convention of the New Farmers of America was held in 1935 in _______________:
In May 2010 National FFA announced that the _____________________ mentoring program has mini grants available for FFA chapters wanting to use a community garden or a tutoring program to both increase agricultural awareness and change the lives of elementary school students.
Partners in Active Learning Support (PALS)
A chapter Program of Activities (POA) serves as a road map for planning activities and accomplishing goals at the local level. The POA is divided in to three divisions ____, ______, and ____.
student development chapter development community development Agricultural Knowledge
The current Secretary of Agriculture is _________________.
There are _______________ farms operated by women in the United States.
Non-family corporations own _____________ of farms in the United States.
Recently, the USDA announced that it would provide 11,000 tons of food to 390,000 children in Haiti and Afghanistan through the__ program.
McGovern-Dole Food for Education
In 2010 the USDA announced a new program called _______________ to encourage retired or retiring owners and operators to transition their land to beginning or socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers.
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
The USDA ________ is responsible for implementing agricultural policy, administering credit and loan programs, and managing conservation, commodity, disaster and farm marketing programs through a national network of offices.
Farm Service Agency (FSA)
The agency within USDA responsible for agricultural extension education programs and youth development is known as the ___________.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
________% of young farmers report using the Internet for social media.
In 2008 _________% of soybean oil produced in the United States was used for biodiesel production.
Of the following USDA programs, which is responsible for the largest share of the department's budget?
Food assistance and Nutrition
There were 306,209 women farmers in 2007, a ______ from 2002.
29 percent increase
Non-Family corporations represent __________% US agriculture product sales.
Agriculture and related industries employ more than __________ Americans or ___ % of the total US workforce.
21 million; 15
On average Americans eat ______% of their food away from home.
_______% of US farm receipts are derived from crops and the remaining _______% are derived from livestock.
Farmers, ranchers and other landowners have installed __________ million miles of conservation buffers under USDA initiatives.
Since 1982, the soil erosion rate by water on US croplands has ___________.
Of the following countries the largest importer of US agricultural products is _______
The average farmer or rancher only receives about ______ cents of every retail dollar spent on food in the United States which represents a ____________ in since 1980.
The US is responsible for _____% of the world's corn production.
Who is the current President of the NAAE?
The vision of the _is to be the premier leadership organization for shaping and strengthening school- based agricultural education (SBAE).?
National Council for Agricultural Education
The American Association for Agricultural Education consists of active members who are engaged in agricultural education at __________________.
Colleges and Universities
______________ is a united effort in promoting local program success in agricultural education encompassing many organizations associated with the profession.
In 2010 the US Department of Education unveiled a $4.35 billion program called _______________ designed to incentivize excellence, drive reform, and promote the adoption and use of effective policies and practices.
Race To The Top
For the last several years, concern has been growing about America's underinvestment and underperformance in the fields collectively known as STEM. Many are concerned that this issue endangers America's ability to be globally competitive. STEM stands for ________________________.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
The current President of the National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education is ___________.
In April 2010 the ACTE released a report officially defining _____________ as core academic skills and the ability to apply those skills to concrete situations in order to function in the workplace and in routine daily activities, employability skills essential in any career area, such as critical thinking and responsibility, and technical, job-specific skills related to a specific career pathway.
The ____, which took effect beginning July 1, 2007, is the principal source of federal funding to states for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs.
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)
Federal law defines ____________________ as organized educational activities that offer a sequence of courses that provides individuals with the academic and technical knowledge and skills the individuals need to prepare for further education and for careers in current or emerging employment sectors.
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
In October 2010 President Obama directed the Departments of Justice and Education in conjunction with law enforcement officials for several major cities to hold a joint forum on the issue of __________________, which has been in the news the past year due to several high profile events that have taken place in and around schools across the country.
The __ is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering associate degrees or vocational diplomas and /or certificates
National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization
The _____ is the official adult student organization for agricultural education as recognized by the USDE.
National Young Farmer Educational Association
According to ffa.org ____________% of agricultural educators has five or less years of experience.
The _____ were developed as part of the FFA 10 x 15 project to provide state agricultural education leaders and teachers with a forward-thinking guide for what students should know and be able to do through the study in grades 9 through 14
National AFNR Content Standards
The _____ project develops a structured sequence of agriculture courses and serves a model elevating rigor and relevance of agricultural education.
Curriculum for Ag science ed
Founded in 1926, the __________________ is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers.
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
At the 2010 national FFA convention NAAE will be hosting ____, an exhibit area in the career show where educators find resources for their program, great professional development workshops, and even an internet cafe just for agricultural educators.
The vision of ___________________ to educate and prepare workforce-ready graduates to utilize emerging technologies for businesses and industries in agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR).
Today, over ______________ students participate in formal agricultural education instructional programs offered in grades seven-adult throughout the 50 states and three U. S. territories.