The 86th National FFA Convention – held last week in Louisville, Ky., – featured all the excitement, pageantry and inspiration this annual event is known for, as well as achieved record-setting attendance of 62,998 students, teachers and guests.
If you were at convention – or perhaps a previous one – share a favorite memory with us. (more…)
The FFA New Century Farmer program recently brought production agriculture’s future to Des Moines, Iowa, for a week of extensive training and industry visits, teaching the new generation skills to apply on their farms. (more…)
Last but not least, we’d like to introduce you to the 2013 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Achievement Award runners-up. These winners were awarded a Case IH Farmall® 65A during the AFBF annual meeting in January in Nashville, Tenn. We highlighted the Discussion Meet and and Excellence in Agriculture runner-up winners in previous posts. (more…)
Last week, we introduced you to the runners-up of the 2013 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet competition. This week, we honor the runners-up of the Excellence in Agriculture event. These runner-up winners were awarded a Case IH Farmall® 45A during the AFBF annual meeting in January in Nashville, Tenn. (more…)
It’s all about agriculture this week. During National FFA Week, chapters across the country are hosting teacher appreciation breakfasts, conducting “Ag Olympics” competitions, speaking to the public about agriculture and much more. In the spirit of the week, we’d like to remind you and any FFA members you may know about a great opportunity for young, prospective agriculturalists. (more…)
Not many people can say they’ve won a tractor! The nine runners-up of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 2013 Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) competitive events recently were honored with a Case IH Farmall A tractor at the AFBF annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Events included the Discussion Meet, Excellence in Agriculture and Achievement Award. There are three runners-up in each competition. We’ll be introducing you to each of them in a series of posts, starting with the runner-up winners of the Discussion Meet. (more…)
Did you have a chance to see “Red Power,” the one-of-a-kind, tricked-out Case IH skid steer? It appeared at a number of farm shows this year. Now it has a new home in Ohio, but not before its sale generated $77,000 for FFA!
Scott Rasch, Corporate Events Manager for Case IH North America, was awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree on Oct. 27 at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Are you a former FFA member? What did you appreciate most about FFA? (more…)
Are you going to the National FFA Convention, or is someone you know going? Tell us what you plan to do while you’re there, and read on to learn about our contest on Facebook to win a new iPad! (more…)