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FFA Buzz - March 2013

Today is National Ag Day!
How will you celebrate? Check out National Ag Day webpage for events and ideas that recognize the abundance provided by agriculture!

FFA chapter’s Community Calf Project to feed the hungry
Agriculture students and FFA members at Hanover Southwestern High School in Indiana will soon provide ground beef for members of their community who are struggling to put food on the table.

World Food Prize ceremony highlights global learning opportunities for ag students
FFA members from the Des Moines Central Campus Agriculture Academy recently attended an event with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack celebrating the Wallace-Carver Internship Program.

Mississippi’s Attala County FFA makes a difference
Local TV station WLBT out of Jackson, Mississippi recently reported on the amazing accomplishments of the Attala FFA chapter.

America’s Farmers grow rural education
For the second year in a row, the Monsanto Fund is gearing up to invest $2.3 million to strengthen math and science education in rural communities through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.

TWOLO! (The World Only Lives Once)
Members of Mount Dora FFA chapter in Florida put an interesting twist on a popular slogan to help teach the importance of recycling.

The FFA “mini-chapter” that is doing big things
During National FFA Week, national officer Brennan Costello met with students from Missisquoi Valley FFA in Vermont. Read what he had to say about his visit.

“Buy an FFA Emblem” event at Southern States will support FFA at all levels
Southern States is supporting FFA again this year by selling FFA emblems for $1 in their participating retail locations until March 24.