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10 truths about ag teachers

By Julie Tomascik Early mornings. Late nights. And sometimes many miles in between. It’s the story of an agricultural science teacher. The ones who spend the day teaching in the classroom or workshop. Just to help FFA members with projects after school. And travel to competitions with them—all year long. Because agricultural science teachers don’t [...]

10 reasons your child should join FFA

By Michelle Hochstein Confident and capable. Healthy and knowledgeable. FFA helped shape me into the person I am today. It opened many doors for me. Oh, and did I mention, made me realize my calling? I participated in agricultural communications, a career development event (CDE), hosted by the FFA. I enjoyed it so much, I [...]

February 21, 2019|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Youth ag organizations prepare students for the future

By Justin Walker Skilled labor is often difficult to find, which is bad news for many industries. The U.S. population is bigger than ever, which means there are more bodies to house, more minds to educate and more mouths to feed. But with a skilled labor shortage, it’s growing increasingly more difficult to keep up [...]

February 19, 2019|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |1 Comment

‘It’s Time’ to lead, inspire

By Haley Herzog Texas is known nationally for being bigger and better than all the rest. Bigger burgers. Bigger hair. Bigger hearts. And the biggest FFA organization in the United States. “It’s Time” for the 90th annual Texas FFA State Convention, and a sea of blue and gold has flooded Fort Worth as more than [...]

FFA isn’t just for farm kids

By Shala Watson Did you know you don’t have to be a farm kid to be in FFA? The blue corduroy jackets are worn by rural and urban students alike. Because the blue and gold of the FFA embodies leadership and the desire to learn and explore. And it’s especially highlighted during one week every [...]

February 21, 2017|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments