Greatest Advocate Challenge2019-03-29T10:07:52-04:00

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Greatest Advocate Challenge Winner
Greatest Advocate Challenge Winner

North East Carolina Prep School FFA

The North East Carolina Prep School FFA engaged kindergarten – fifth grade classrooms by providing more than 1,000 students with agricultural education activity kits and created lesson plans to guide them. Once the members taught these lessons, the elementary students then participated in an agricultural field day. Students were exposed to agriculture in their community and were able to connect with community leaders because North East Carolina Prep School FFA took action using the 4 step effective advocacy model (Plan, Develop, Do, Reflect). These elementary students now have a wealth of knowledge and understanding of agriculture.

See what other states did during National Ag Week. Check out what these featured chapter did or click here for even more ideas.

California Chapter
California Chapter

Surprise Valley FFA, California

Surprise Valley FFA members worked with their peers to create an Ag Olympics for their local elementary school. Activities included an egg drop competition where elementary students learned about poultry and a football game called “Feed the Pig” where they learned about the pork industry.

Maryland Chapter

North Harford FFA, Maryland

North Harford FFA members spread the word about agricultural literacy to their community by reading and creating activities for their elementary students. Elementary classes learned how agriculture is incorporated into their daily lives and how they can have a future in agriculture. After the event, the North Harford FFA shared the lesson plans with other elementary teachers.

Maryland Chapter
Oregon Chapter

Echo FFA, Oregon

Echo FFA members along with alumni and supporters explored agricultural career opportunities by creating lessons and teaching first–fifth-graders how cool ag careers can be. FFA members enjoyed connecting with the elementary students and teaching them that they all have a place in agriculture.

Grand Canyon FFA, Pennsylvania

Grand Canyon FFA put their leadership skills into action by interacting with 12 elementary school classrooms and reading them books about how farmers ensure that we have a safe and nutritious food supply. The FFA members invited local farmers to join in on the activity to interact with the students. The books were donated to the school’s library for students to enjoy throughout the year.

Pennsylvania Chapter
Virginia Chapter

Fauquier FFA, Virginia

Fauquier FFA hosted its annual Ag Olympics, inviting schools from around the county that participated in fun games and learn how agriculture plays a role in their communities. Before each game, a member of the Fauquier FFA explained how it is connected to Virginia agriculture and farmers in their area.

AGRICULTURAL LITERACY AND ADVOCACY SPONSORS
LEVEL 1 SPONSORS
 
Domino’s
Merck Animal Health
 
LEVEL 2 SPONSORS
 
Bayer
Growth Energy
Smithfield
 
LEVEL 3 SPONSORS
 
Valent USA Corporation
 

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