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Profile on Future Farmers of America

Making a Difference in the Lives of Students

Future Farmers of America
According to their website, the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.”

The organization itself goes back more than 75 years, when in 1928 the original Future Farmers of America sought to create a conversation that involved students, members of the agribusiness community, and teachers, so that a love of and a dedication to agriculture might be solidified within the educational halls of most schools. As the story goes, back then thirty-three boys from various farms put together what would become the future of the organization in the Baltimore Hotel in Kansas City. The rest is history. Continue reading