Gold Sponsors ($500,000 - $999,999)

Sponsor and donor listings are consistent with the most recent fiscal year and are updated on an annual basis. These current listings reflect sponsorship levels in the 2013 calendar year.


Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. The global company is committed to using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed. Cargill joint ventures include Horizon Milling, Sunny Fresh Foods and Wilbur Chocolate, as well as Cargill operations previously known by other names, including Caprock and Excel.

DuPont Crop Protection & DuPont Pioneer

Pioneer Dupont

Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.





RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television channel dedicated to servicing the needs and interests of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine and rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. The channel is distributed to more than 41 million homes worldwide by DBS and cable systems including DISH Network (231), DIRECTV® (345), Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV (247), Mediacom, Charter, Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. The bi-monthly RFD-TV The Magazine has more 180,000 paid subscribers, and the company operates RFD-TV The Theatre in Branson, Mo. For more information, visit



Proud sponsor of FFA since 1948. Ford is the largest corporate sponsor of collegiate scholarships to FFA members.  Since 1997, the amount awarded is more than $6.06 million.  Ford Trucks is proud of its 63 year history of FFA support.

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 164,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit

Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company has been a proud partner with the FFA for 23 years. This partnership is an outstanding way to connect with our customers, future customers, team members and future team members. It's also an important way to give back to the communities where we live and work. The efforts of the FFA help young people learn valuable life skills for the future. Not only does the FFA provide personal growth and development opportunities for this country's young people, it also promotes and sustains the values and ethics we share. It's our honor to be an FFA Silver Sponsor and help advance the work of this important organization. All of us at Tractor Supply Company appreciate all that you do to support the future leaders of America.


Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The company is a leader in crop protection, and ranks third in the high-value commercial seeds market.


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