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Corporate Leaders and National FFA Announce Transformational Initiative Addressing Emergent Agricultural Challenges

Dan Education, Industry News Release, Technology

Plans unveiled in “The Blue Room” at 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo Top technology and agriculture companies have announced a partnership with the National FFA Organization to empower and educate nearly 670,000 FFA student members. Amazon Web Services, BASF, Blue River Technology (a John Deere company), Cargill, Corteva, Elanco, FMC, Merck Animal Health and Sealed Air are joining forces at …

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National FFA Organization Names VIP Recipients

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Nineteen individuals will be honored in an onstage ceremony with the VIP Citation at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo,  held in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. The VIP Citation recognizes individuals’ significant contributions to FFA and agricultural education. Those individuals receiving this distinction include Jim Aschwanden of Galt, Calif.; Greg Beard of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Michael Kent Boggs of …

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National FFA Organization Names 2018 American Star Award Finalists

Dan Education, Georgia, Industry News Release

The National FFA Organization selected 16 students from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2018 top achievement awards: American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience. The American Star Awards represents the best of the best among thousands of American FFA Degree recipients. The award recognizes FFA members who …

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National FFA Presents Bill to Amend Federal Charter on House Floor

Dan Industry News Release

A new bill amending the charter of the National FFA Organization was introduced in the House yesterday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), and Representative Jim Langevin (D-R.I.). Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Donnelly (D-Ind.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) introduced legislation in the Senate in February. The charter, which originally passed as Public Law 81-740 in the 1950s, publicly …

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National FFA Officer 2017-18 Team Elected at 90th National FFA Convention and Expo

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Students from Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky and Oklahoma have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team. Breanna Holbert, an agricultural education major at the California State University of Chico, was elected national president. Holbert is the first female African American elected to the office of president. Erica Baier, an …

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90th National FFA Convention & Expo

Dan Industry News Release

The 90th National FFA Convention & Expo kicks off today and runs through Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana. More than 64,000 FFA members from across the U.S. are expected to attend. Convention and expo events will take place at several venues in downtown Indianapolis and surrounding areas. This year, stay up-to-date with the National FFA Convention & Expo app. Download it …