- 1928

  • Future Farmers of America is established in Kansas City, Mo.
  • First National FFA Convention is held in Kansas City, Mo.: 33 delegates from 18 states (Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin) are in attendance.
  • Leslie Applegate from New Jersey is elected first national FFA president.
  • First sectional gathering of New Farmers of America (NFA) members is held.