Florida FFA Member Elected To 2016-17 National FFA Officer Team

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From the National FFA Organization: INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016/National FFA Organization) – Students from Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina and Texas have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the 2016-17 National FFA Officer team. David Townsend, an agricultural and natural resources and plant science major at the University of Delaware, was …

Florida and Georgia FFA Members Receive National Awards

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The 89th National FFA Convention and Expo has wrapped up in Indianapolis and during the event the National Agricultural Proficiency Awards were handed out as eight members from Florida and Georgia were recipients. From the National FFA Organization:

Georgia Middle School Named Top FFA Chapter

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From the National FFA Organization: INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Organization named its top chapters today during the 89th National FFA Organization & Expo. Outstanding Middle School: Madison County Middle FFA of Georgia Model of Excellence: Yelm FFA of Washington Student Development: Bullard FFA of Texas Chapter Development: Omak FFA of Washington Community Development: …

Many Events Taking Place Next Week at Sunbelt Ag Expo

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While they have received several calls and emails asking if the Sunbelt AG Expo was affected by Hurricane Matthew, officials there note they are blessed and fortunate to say they were not and the 2016 Expo will continue as scheduled. Tyron Spearman reports they look forward to seeing everyone October 18-20 in Moultrie, Georgia. Download Audio

National Farm to School Month

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Highlights Benefits to America’s Students and Communities by Deborah Kane, Director, Office of Community Food Systems, Food and Nutrition Service It’s National Farm to School Month and USDA’s Office of Community Food Systems is here to help…and not just in October!  All year long, we offer research, grants, training and technical assistance to help connect child nutrition programs with local …