FFA members need to use #SpeakAg to share their voice on Ag issues.
The #SpeakAg workshop gave FFA members a chance to hear from two farmers about conventional and organic practices.
Twenty seconds of "insane courage" can lead to positive dialogues about ag.
Secretary Sonny Perdue encourages FFA members to share their stories.
The San Luis Obispo FFA in central California created a viral social media campaign in 2014.
More than 82 farm groups, youth organizations, associations signed a letter to Congress delivered Tuesday, March 21 (National Ag Day 2017) to strengthen the next generation of agriculturists.
In preparation for National Ag Day on March 21, think about how you might answer potential questions consumers have about agriculture. Riley Pagett, the director of advocacy and government relations for the National FFA Organization, provides some ideas. Is agriculture still relevant? Do farmers still exist? Now more than ever, the world needs people pursuing careers in agriculture to feed, fuel and clothe a growing population. Not only do farmers and ranchers help achieve those goals, but there are 235 unique careers in the science, business and technology sectors of agriculture. Check out AgExplorer.com for more information. Are farmers trustworthy? When [...]