FFA Basics, CDE's, Officers, Emblem, History
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FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education
Cross Section of the ear of Corn
Provides foundation for the emblem
Symbol of unity as corn is grown in every state of the nation
. Your team will be evaluated on its ability to run an orderly and efficient meeting in this event.
Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve
. Team members serve as a marketing firm, representing graphic designers, web designers, news writers and broadcasters to put together a communications proposal.
Signifies progress that tomorrow will bring a new day glowing with opportunity
Prepares news reports
Three Circle Model of Agricultural Education
Classroom Instruction, Supervised Agricultural Experience, FFA
Signifies labor and tillage of the soil
Backbone of agriculture and historic foundation of our country's strength
environmental and natural resources
. Develop a presentation to solve an environmental or natural resource problem.
Supervised agricultural experience; a project that is completed at home
. With your teammates, you'll develop a marketing plan for a new business or service in this event.
National symbol serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability to explore new horizons
Stationed by shaking hands
Prepares the meeting room
Symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry
Food Science & Technology
. With your team, you'll be evaluating a scenario for a new food product and either creating it or re-designing an existing product. You'll also show off your customer service and quality control skills.
Large student organization that believes in the future of agriculture
Experiential learning through hand's on activities
. Show your knowledge on equine nutrition, management, reproduction, marketing, breeds, tack, feed and anatomy in this event.
The words "Agricultural Education" and "FFA"
Signify the combination of learning and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture
Stationed by the plow
Presides at meeting in absence of the president
. Use 30 minutes to prepare a four to six minute speech on an agricultural topic.
The Pledge of Allegiance
National Blue and Corn Gold
Official FFA colors
Farm Business Management
. Solve a business problem with your teammates and use your math skills to take a written test of businesss principles in agriculture.
Work with local media on radio, TV, or newspaper
. Team members in this event present a topic of local interest or concern to meet a community need.
FFA Creed Adopted
Stationed by the owl
Responsible for the Program of Activities
Official FFA Jacket
. In this event, you'll be making floral arrangements and testing your plant materials knowledge.
Prepared Public Speaking
. Select an agricultural topic or issue and develop a speech to educate others in this event.
NFA - New Farmers of America Started
Stationed by the flag
National FFA Band
Prepares the chapter budget
. Your team is put into a situation to develop a sales strategy and then present the strategy.
. Evaluate pedigrees, herd records and live dairy cattle in this event.
Public Law 740
Assist with entertainment and refreshments
. This event tests you on your knowledge of agricultural systems such as machinery, equipment and environmental systems.
NFA and FFA Merge
Records attendance at meetings
Stationed by the emblem of Washington.
Women could join FFA
. This event challenges your skills in meat identification, carcass evaluation and industry calculations.
. This event evaluates your abilities to fill out job applications, creating a cover letter and resume and interview for a job.
National FFA Alumni Started
Coordinate all chapter committee work
. This event challenges your ability to determine crop quality, identify weeds, crop plants, seeds and soils. You'll also identify insects, plant diseases and nutrient deficiencies.
Name Change to National FFA Organization
Supervise chapter activities year-round.
Stationed by the rising sun
Official FFA Colors
National Blue/Corn Gold
. Identify plant materials, disorders and supplies in this event. You'll also test your abilities in personal interaction, marketing and record keeping.
. Test your skills at milk quality control, milk marketing, the management of mastitis and
FFA New Horizons
Record the minutes at each meeting
Stationed by the ear of corn
. This event entails ranking breeding and marketing classes of beef, sheep and swine.
. Select live birds for broiler breeding, assess hens and evaluate carcasses in this event.
. Test your speaking ability as you recite the FFA Creed.
. This event challenges your tree identification and equipment abilities as well as tests your knowledge in identifying forest disorders and their cause
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