Last week, nearly 100 participants of the 2014 FFA New Century Farmer Conference visited the Case IH Ag Information Center. This visit was only one stop in a week full of educational and hands-on learning experiences designed to broaden and enhance their knowledge of production agriculture. (more…)
Making a farm transition is a big job, but a Case IH Farmall® tractor can make it easier. That is why Shelby Watson Hampton was thrilled when she was named one of the runners-up in the American Farm Bureau Federation Discussion Meet and won a Farmall 55A tractor. The Be Ready blog featured Shelby and the other AFBF Discussion Meet runners-up in a previous post. (more…)
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers program recently announced the Excellence in Agriculture award winners. The three runners-up were each awarded a Case IH Farmall® 45A tractor at the AFBF annual convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Are you involved with AFBF? How has your involvement benefitted you? (more…)
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers program held their annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, where they announced the winners of the Achievement Award. Each of the award runners-up received a Case IH Farmall® 65A. (more…)
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers program recently held their annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, where they announced the Discussion Meet winners. Each of the competition’s runners-up received a Case IH Farmall® 55A. (more…)
Today’s blog post is guest-written by Brandon Whitt, a Case IH customer from Murfreesboro, Tenn. He recently participated in the Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) program, which is facilitated by the American Farm Bureau Federation. This year’s PAL class took a trip to Brazil to learn more about the agriculture industry and how agriculture can be affected on a global scale. In this blog post, Brandon shares his experiences in the PAL program. Brandon also is the 2014 National Young Farmer of the Year. (more…)
This year’s theme for National FFA Week is Ignite and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. This week, more than half a million members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels. It is a time to reflect on the success of the many chapters, the numerous friendships that have developed among fellow members and the impact of agriculture throughout the nation. (more…)
Case IH is a proud sponsor of the New Century Farmer Conference. The all-expenses paid educational conference is offered to those currently enrolled in or who have recently graduated from a two- or four-year college or university. Participants learn about new farm business opportunities, gain an understanding of how banks view farming operations and establish a network of business professionals who are pursuing a career in production agriculture. Have you attended the New Century Farmer Conference? What was the most valuable thing you took away from it? (more…)
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…)