Press Releases 2013 | National FFA Organization
Sign In

Press Releases 2013​​​​

Press Releases

​ Kristy Meyer
Marketing and Communications​
National FFA Organization
KMeyer@FFA.org888-332-2589​

Decemeber 17, 2013

75 current, former state FFA officers set for South African trip to explore global agriculture, foreign culture

November 27, 2013

Appointed chairwoman of the National FFA Foundation’s Sponsors’ Board for 2014

Stith to chair National FFA Foundation’s Individual Giving Council in 2014

November 13, 2013

Student is elected president of 2013-14 National FFA Officer team

Student is elected secretary for the 2013-14 National FFA Officer team

/ffa2015/Pages/Student-elected-Eastern-Region-vice-president-of-2013-14-National-FFA-Officer-team.aspx

West Virginia FFA member, West Virginia University student elected Eastern Region vice president of 2013-14 National FFA Officer team

Alabama FFA member, University of Alabama student elected Southern Region vice president of 2013-14 National FFA Officer team

Oregon FFA member, Oklahoma State University student elected Western Region vice president of 2013-14 National FFA Officer team

November 2, 2013

62,998 students, teachers, guests attend 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo

November 2, 2013

6 chosen as 2013-14 National FFA officers to conclude 86th National FFA Convention & Expo

November 1, 2013

corporate sponsors and 2 families reach 25-year milestone of financially supporting FFA

October 17, 2013

85 FFA chapters receive environmental grants to engage in service-learning projects

September 30, 2013

Membership explodes to 579,678 students

September 23, 2013

Cargill commits $520,000 to support National FFA Organization programs, initiatives

September 4, 2013

20 chosen to serve on 2013-14 National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador team

August 26, 2013

Advisors of Future Farmers of Japan honored for agricultural education commitment

Carhartt sales representative honored for commitment towards agricultural education

Illinois FFA Association leader honored for commitment to agricultural education

Minnesota FFA Association coordinator honored for commitment to agricultural education

Middle Tennessee State University professor honored for commitment to agricultural

Oklahoma Dept. of Career Tech auditor honored for commitment to agricultural education

National FFA Organization honors retired Georgia FFA Association coordinator’s commitment to agricultural education

August 23, 2013

John Deere honored for relationship with FFA

RAM Trucks, Chrysler honored for relationship with FFA

Tractor Supply Co. honored for its relationship with FFA

August 22, 2013

William P. Davenport named to the board of directors of the National FFA Organization

Michael R. Womochil named to board of directors of National FFA Organization

August 19, 2013

Molly A. Ball named president of National FFA Foundation

July 30, 2013

National FFA Organization announces 16 finalists for top student achievement awards of 2013

July 29, 2013

Cincinnati Reds welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark Aug. 25

July 22, 2013

Cardinals welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark Aug. 11

July 17, 2013

FFA members throughout Midwest invited to attempt to break world record for pick-up truck parade Aug. 3 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 3, 2013

50 FFA members from throughout U.S. to receive specialized training for careers in production agriculture at 2013 New Century Farmer Conference

June 11, 2013

National FFA Organization’s annual Washington Leadership Conference teaches importance of personal growth, leadership development, community service

June 10, 2013

Pittsburgh Pirates welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark June 30

June 5, 2013

Largest endowment in FFA history to impact thousands

June 4, 2013

Royals welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark

May 22, 2013

Annual FFA Alumni Development Conference trains organization’s faithful to advocate for FFA, agricultural education throughout nation

May 15, 2013

New Jersey Department of Agriculture official named treasurer-elect of National FFA Organization, National FFA Foundation board of directors

May 14, 2013

4 MLB teams welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to series of FFA Day at the Ballpark games this summer

May 8, 2013

Kelley named senior sales, development manager at National FFA Organization

Radivan named sales, development manager at National FFA Organization

May 7, 2013

National FFA Organization CEO to receive honorary doctorate in agriculture degree from Purdue University

May 6, 2013

National FFA Organization celebrates 25-year relationship with RFD-TV founder, president

May 3, 2013

National FFA Organization teams with Agricultural Experience Tracker to enhance Agricultural Career Network for FFA members

May 2, 2013

Donaldson Foundation awards National FFA Foundation $100,000 for environmental, hunger initiative grants to local FFA chapters nationwide

April 22, 2013

Expo Magazine names National FFA Convention & Expo one of top 25 fastest-growing expo events in country

April 19, 2013

CASE advances natural resources, ecology curriculum through National FFA Foundation, Mosaic Company grant

April 10, 2013

Missouri, Tennessee FFA chapters win 2013 Chapter Challenge sponsored by Monsanto

April 9, 2013

CSX supports National Teach Ag Campaign through National FFA Foundation

132 FFA chapters receive national ‘FFA: Food For All’ grants to help fight hunger through service-learning projects

April 2, 2013

National FFA Organization names director of Information Technology

March 19, 2013

DuPont, NAAE grant program backed as special project of National FFA Foundation to provide agriscience teacher training, classroom resources

March 15, 2013

National Agriculture Day in D.C. to draw state FFA officers, agricultural students from throughout U.S. for leadership, advocacy training

February 28, 2013

Agriculture Appreciation Month kicks off Tuesday at Indiana Statehouse

February 20, 2013

National FFA Organization mascot Flyte to visit Indiana middle school, help recruit new members, during National FFA Week

Flyte the Owl to entertain during Franklin vs. Jennings County basketball game Friday night as part of National FFA Week

February 18, 2013

2013 National FFA Week full of events, activities to heighten awareness of organization, agricultural education, industry

CHS Foundation commits two-year, $300,000 investment to National Teach Ag Campaign

February 14, 2013

Ram Truck's 'Farmer' Super Bowl commercial exceeds 18 million views on YouTube; company to donate $1 million to National FFA Organization

February 13, 2013

71 state FFA officers experience Argentina, agricultural operations during 9-day trip

January 28, 2013

2013 FFA Chapter Challenge begins; $300,000 in incentives provided by Monsanto available up for grabs by FFA chapters in 15 states

National FFA Organization accepting applications for 2013 New Century Farmer Conference July 14-20

January 17, 2013

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

January 14, 2013

12 spots open for college students to travel to Brazil, study global agriculture, international marketing in National FFA Organization’s I-CAL program

January 4, 2013

Joshua Bledsoe named chief operating officer of National FFA Organization