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Since the National FFA Foundation’s founding in 1944, sponsors have contributed more than $200 million to support FFA and agriculture education. FFA sponsors receive the gratitude of more than 600,000 FFA members, their families and 11,000 agriculture teachers nationwide.

Individual Donor Recognition

You can also view our donors through our most recently published National FFA Foundation Annual Report. This magazine is updated on an annual basis.

Sponsor Recognition

View our sponsors in the most recently published National FFA Foundation Annual Report, which is updated on an annual basis.

Platinum Sponsors


CSX, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than 185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land — those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit www.deere.com and follow John Deere on Facebook and Twitter.

Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world. Through programs and partnerships, Monsanto collaborates with farmers, researchers, nonprofit organizations, universities and others to help tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. To learn more about Monsanto, its commitments and our more than 20,000 dedicated employees, please visit www.monsanto.com. Follow Monsanto on Twitter on the company blog, Beyond the Rows® or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.

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, DIRECTV®, Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, 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 their website: www.rfdtv.com.

Tractor Supply Company has been a proud partner with the FFA for 29 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 Gold 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. Visit www.tractorsupply.com.

Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, Zeotis delivers quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic product and genetics tests and supported by a range of services. The name, Zoetis (zō-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company’s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend. Visit www.zoetis.com and follow Zoetis on Facebook and Twitter.

Gold Sponsors

$500,000 - $999,999

CF Industries Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, operates world-class nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing complexes in the central United States and Canada and distributes plant nutrients through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the midwestern United States. The company also owns 50 percent interests in GrowHow UK Limited, a fertilizer manufacturer in the United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland.

DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics providing high-quality seeds to farmers around the world. With business operations in more than 90 countries, DuPont Pioneer develops and distributes high-quality corn, soybeans, sorghum, sunflower, alfalfa, canola, wheat, rice, cotton, pearl millet and mustard seed, as well as forage additives, and a variety of services and expertise. A demonstrated partner to farmers, Pioneer is committed to increasing food production with high quality Pioneer® brand products and agronomic knowledge that maximizes agricultural productivity. By combining conventional and new technologies, DuPont Pioneer is delivering solutions to help meet the needs of a growing population whose demand for agricultural seeds and products continues to increase.

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 $8 million. Ford Trucks is proud of its 66 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 186,000 employees and about 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.

Louisville is the proud host of the National FFA Convention & Expo in 2013, 2014 and 2015. And whether your style is “downtown” or “down on the farm,” it’s a place that’s sure to show you something new. See world-class art, shopping, dining and attractions all in a place that’s just as walkable as your hometown.

The Ram Truck brand continues to establish its own identity and clearly define its customer since its launch as the newest Chrysler Group LLC vehicle brand. Creating a stand-alone brand for Ram trucks has allowed the brand to concentrate on how core customers use their trucks and what new features they'd like to see. Whether focusing on a family that uses its half-ton truck day in and day out, a hard-working Ram Heavy Duty owner or a business that depends on its commercial vehicles every day, Ram has the truck market covered.

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.