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New Indiana FFA state officer team selected during state convention

The 2024-2025 Indiana FFA State Officer team was elected during the final general session of the 95th annual state convention at Purdue University.   Stephanie Berenda will serve as the organization’s Northern Region Vice President.  “Becoming a state officer was simply that,” she said. “I want... Read More.

Wisconsin students can enroll in virtual FFA chapter

It’s getting easier for Wisconsin students to participate in FFA programs. Jescey Thompson is the new Wisconsin FFA State President.  He tells Brownfield some students have already benefited from the state’s open enrollment opportunities, where students can transfer to other districts without a tuition... Read More.

IDOA touts FFA growth & diversity

The deputy director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture says a line item in the state budget is helping more students than ever participate in FFA. Kristi Jones tells Brownfield… “In the FY ‘24 budget, Governor Pritzker dedicated dollars for any ag student to... Read More.

New IL FFA Stars announced

The Illinois FFA has named its 2024 Star awards. Drew Mickey, of the Taylorville FFA Chapter, was selected as the State’s Star Farmer. “There was a lot of work over the past four years with my record books and between my livestock and crop... Read More.

Former WI FFA State President now serves as ag educator

A former Wisconsin FFA State President is helping members learn every day.  Amelia Hayden was a member of the Big Foot Chapter in Walworth five years ago when she served as president.  Now, the University of Minnesota graduate is the new agricultural educator and... Read More.

New IL FFA officer team elected

Illinois FFA has a new state officer team. Trenton Payne, of the Olney FFA Chapter, has been elected the new Illinois FFA president. “As soon as they announced the name, I was in pure disbelief. I couldn’t believe it was me. It’s a crazy... Read More.

FFA projects impacting aquaculture

An award winning FFA project is having an impact on the aquaculture industry. Greyson Applebee, of the Maroa-Forsyth IL FFA Chapter, says his latest project studies the relationship between aquatic plants and nitrogen. “I found roughly a 28% deduction of nitrates in the aquatic planted... Read More.

Kansas FFA State Officer Team Announced

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Kansas FFA Association announced the new officers for next year today. 2024-2025 Kansas FFA State Officer TeamPresident: Jory Ratzlaff, Canton-Galva, Vice President: Hayley Hines, Paola Secretary: Quinn Browning of Prairie View Treasurer: Zoe Rhodes, Girard Reporter: Mason Springer, Neodesha Sentinel:... Read More.

South Central District FFA Members Receive State FFA Degree

By the Kansas FFA Association MANHATTAN, Kan. — A total of 68 members from the South Central district were awarded their State FFA Degree during the 94th Kansas FFA Convention, May 29-31, 2024, on the Kansas State University campus.

Michigan FFA: 8,800+ members & growing

The Michigan FFA Association is seeing the benefits of increased emphasis on career and technical training pathways. “We’re definitely growing—the number of chapters and number of advisors and the number of members are all on the increase and have been for the last several... Read More.