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National FFA Organization
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Press Release Archives
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
2019-20 National FFA Officer Team Elected at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo
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Students from Montana, Virginia, Puerto Rico, New Mexico, Oregon and Ohio have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2019-20 National FFA Officer team.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
Notice: Exhibitor Tests Positive for Mumps; Convention Activities to Continue as Scheduled

FFA is taking the appropriate steps to protect the well-being of participants out of an abundance of caution.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
National FFA Organization Names California Resident 2019 Star Farmer
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Most of America’s farms are located in Midwestern states like Iowa and Kansas, but California is host to its fair share of farmers as well – including Willis Wolf, member of the Merced – El Capitan FFA Chapter.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
National FFA Organization Names Oklahoma Resident 2019 Star in Agribusiness
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Marketing has always been an important part of any business’s success, but in the digital age, social media marketing is a must.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
National FFA Organization Names South Dakota Resident 2019 Star in Agricultural Placement
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For Andrew Streff, an interest in agriculture is all in the family.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
National FFA Organization Names Georgia Resident 2019 Star in Agriscience

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Courtney Cameron did the math—she has spent a third of her life involved in plant disease research.

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
National FFA Announces 2019 National Agricultural Proficiency Winners

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Winners of the 2019 National Agricultural Proficiency Awards were announced on Friday, Nov. 1 during the fifth general session at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo. Awards were given in 47 categories.

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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Covington-UVCC FFA Named 2019 National Model of Excellence Winner

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Covington-UVCC FFA of Ohio has been named the 2019 National Model of Excellence winner at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Commerce Middle School FFA Named 2019 Middle School Model of Excellence Winner

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Commerce Middle School FFA of Georgia has been named the 2019 National FFA Middle School Model of Excellence winner at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Troy FFA Named 2019 National Premier Chapter: Building Communities Winner
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Troy FFA of Missouri has been named the 2019 National Premier Chapter: Building Communities winner at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Waterloo FFA Named 2019 National Premier Chapter: Growing Leaders Winner
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Waterloo FFA of Illinois has been named the 2019 National Premier Chapter: Growing Leaders winner at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Edmond FFA Named 2019 National Premier Chapter: Strengthening Agriculture Winner

Edmond FFA of Oklahoma has been named the 2019 National Premier Chapter: Strengthening Agriculture winner at the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
Microsoft & National FFA Bring Technology to Rural America . . .

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In 2018, Microsoft and National FFA partnered together to begin bringing technology to classrooms for students to address agricultural challenges.

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Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Corteva Agriscience Increases Support of the National FFA Organization

Corteva Agriscience™ recently announced that they would be working hand in hand with the National FFA Organization when it comes to providing the next generation of leaders.

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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Cargill and FFA Partner to Inspire and Educate Future Leaders
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Cargill and the National FFA Organization share the belief that agriculture can solve some of the world’s toughest sustainability challenges.

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Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
National FFA Organization Announces Record Student Membership of More Than 700,000

The National FFA Organization is answering the need for more highly skilled graduates to fill job openings in the field of agriculture, and nowhere is this more evident than in the organization’s growing membership.

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Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019
Bayer Invests in Future of Agriculture Through Multi-Year Commitment to 4-H and FFA

As thousands of farmers gather at the annual Farm Progress Show, Bayer announced a multi-year, multi-million-dollar commitment to 4-H and the National FFA Organization.

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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
Donor Strives to Continue to Make a Difference in FFA Members’ Lives

When Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch talks about her daughter Sara Braasch Schmidt, it’s with a fondness of how much she loved FFA and the role FFA played in her life.

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Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
National FFA Organization names VIP Recipients
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Thirteen individuals will be honored in an onstage ceremony with a VIP Citation at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo held in Indianapolis Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

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Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
Three sponsors to be honored at 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo

Three sponsors will be honored with the Distinguished Service Citation during an onstage ceremony at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo held in Indianapolis, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

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Monday, June 3, 2019
National FFA Organization’s WLC Instills Importance of Growth, Leadership, Community Service

Today, the National FFA Organization selected 16 students from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2019 top achievement awards: American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
National FFA Organization Names 2019 Star Finalists

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Today, the National FFA Organization selected 16 students from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2019 top achievement awards: American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience.

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Monday, July 1, 2019
National FFA Organization Names 2019 New Century Farmers

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This summer, 36 FFA members have been selected to participate in the 2019 New Century Farmer conference in Indianapolis. This exclusive, highly competitive program develops young men and women committed to pursuing a career in production agriculture.

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Monday, March 11, 2019
FFA Chapters Use Innovative Microsoft Solution to Delve Deeper Intro Agriculture

Fifty FFA chapters have received Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits as part of a collaboration between the National FFA Organization and Microsoft Corp. For the FFA Blue 365 Challenge, chapters were asked to apply for the FarmBeats Kits by sharing how they would utilize the kits.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
FFA Members Celebrate Agriculture and Leadership During National FFA Week

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Today, the National FFA Organization selected 16 students from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2019 top achievement awards: American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience.

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