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National FFA’s Washington Leadership Conference Instills Importance of Growth, Leadership, Community Service

Dan Education, Industry News Release

For the past fifty years,  FFA members from across the country converge on Washington, D.C.,  in the summer to evaluate their personal skills and interests, develop leadership talent and create service plans that will make a difference in their communities. This year is no different. Created in 1969 and held annually, the conference begins June 4 at the Omni Shoreham …

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COUNTRY Financial Partners with Sunbelt Ag Expo to host Youth Event

Dan Education, Georgia

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia and something new will take place at this year’s event. COUNTRY Financial is partnering with Sunbelt Ag Expo to host the Youth Educational Challenges. Lindsey Rinkenberger, director of agribusiness operations at COUNTRY Financial, explains. COUNTRY Financial Partners with Sunbelt Ag Expo to Host Youth Event COUNTRY Financial® provides a great …

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Culver’s to Donate Custard Sales to FFA

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Culver’s announced it will donate proceeds from custard sales to FFA on May 3rd. Proceeds from every scoop purchased will go to FFA and other local agricultural organizations, according to the restaurant chain. Thursday May, 3rd is Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day. Scoops of Thanks Day is part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project. The project supports agricultural education programs, …

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Georgia Legislature Discusses FFA and GATE

Dan Georgia, Legislative

More discussions of interest to agriculture took place this past week by the Georgia General Assembly. Bryan Tolar, Georgia Agribusiness Council President, says two of those issues dealt with FFA and the GATE card. Georgia Legislature Discusses FFA and GATE And a quick reminder, the Georgia Agribusiness Council Annual Meeting & Legislative Breakfast will be held February 6-7 in Atlanta. …

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More Than 64,000 Expected in Indianapolis for 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Innovators and leaders of tomorrow, FFA members make a difference by sharing their stories of agricultural education and FFA. This year, members will continue the tradition as they attend the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo, held in Indianapolis, the Circle City, Oct. 25-28, 2017. More than 64,000 FFA members from across the United States, representing all 50 states, Puerto …