Q: Your time as a National FFA Officer came to an end at the 2019 National FFA Convention & Expo. How will you continue your FFA service as an alumni? FFA prepares us for what’s to come, no matter where that path takes us. Because of my experiences as an FFA member, I am more confident to live authentically and follow my passions. I look forward to living a life of service and kindness in our world that truly needs it. FFA members are ready to bring that to our world, and I am excited to help them do that even [...]
David Hollinrake, president of Syngenta Seeds North America, shares his FFA story with current members of his former chapter.
Although successful careers and busy lives sometimes make it a challenge, FFA members maintain lifelong connections.
Four FFA Alumni Check IN to share memories, lessons learned and opportunities afforded by their FFA membership.
Northern Indiana farmer, entrepreneur and former National FFA Foundation trustee Kip Tom.
The elephant wouldn't typically be considered a farm animal, read why it's featured on the cover FFA New Horizons magazine.
As an education ranger, this FFA alumna spends time interacting with park visitors, delivering school programs and teaching others about natural resource systems.
Concert bands have been a fixture at the National FFA Convention since 1947, when the first official band was selected from FFA member tryouts. But that wasn’t the first band to play at the convention. An FFA band from Fredericktown, Ohio, performed in Kansas City at the fifth convention in 1933. Remarkably, two members of that band are still living – Linden Scheff (pictured above, left) and Neil Overly – and they attended a recent ceremony that recognized Fredericktown as the home of the FFA jacket. Overly, a retired farmer, turned 100 on Nov. 8. Here, he discusses his FFA experience and the [...]
The community of New Richmond, Wis. steps up in big ways to support its FFA chapter, thanks to the tireless efforts of the agricultural education instructor.
Nontraditional alumni and supporters chapters lend time and talent to help FFA members, chapters and advisors.