FFA Pulse: February 2013

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News and Announcements

Don’t forget your scholarship Signature Page

The 2013 scholarship program is no longer accepting applications. The required Signature Page can be printed until 11:59 p.m. EST Feb. 22 and must be postmarked by no later than Feb. 22.

2013 National FFA Convention & Expo chapter housing now open

Advisors, log into your MyAgCN to find the chapter housing information. Housing closes Sept. 11.

2012 Proceedings now available Relive all the highlights of the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo in the 2012 Proceedings, the official record of the event. Click here to check it out.

DuMOR with FFA

Tractor Supply Company is launching their new “DuMOR Champions Club” March 1 for their DuMOR Show Feeds, manufactured by Purina. FFA members will get a free bag of feed, special offers on show supplies and free merchandise. To sign up, log onto FFA.org, go to the member benefits page and click on the DuMOR Show Feed Program link. TSC has supported the FFA mission for more than 28 years.

Introducing the FFA Gift Card – Buy it online. Redeem it online

Need a gift? Think FFA gift card. Need a volunteer thank you? Think FFA gift card. Not sure what to buy an FFA member? Think FFA gift card. The FFA gift card is the perfect solution. And, it is so easy – buy it online and redeem it online for FFA merchandise. Available in amounts of $10, $25, $50 and $100.

Cast your vote now for Deep in the Heart

The movie Deep in the Heart, the inspirational true story of FFA supporter Richard Wallrath, has been nominated for a Crystal Dove Seal Award in the Best Limited Feature category. This prestigious award is given by The Dove Foundation and is awarded to the movie with the most online votes. The deadline for voting is Feb. 28. Vote now! Be sure to confirm your vote in the email that The Dove Foundation will send you after voting.

U.S. Department of Education appoints new National FFA executive secretary

The U.S. Department of Education has appointed former Indiana resident Sherene R. Donaldson of Alexandria, Va., as the new National FFA executive secretary. Read the press release here.