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  POTTSBORO MEMBER DEVISES AN INNOVATIVE LIVESTOCK FEEDER
Tuesday, May 15, 2018  
POTTSBORO MEMBER DEVISES AN INNOVATIVE LIVESTOCK FEEDER
Pottsboro FFA member Morgan McCullough devised an innovative hanging livestock feeder design concept while exhibiting and raising swine. She eventually turned the idea into a successful business called M2 Feeders. 

Her original design idea stemmed from frustration and issues with traditional pig feeders.

“Through research, I found buckets with curved bottoms and edge...
 
 

  LEADERSHIP ON DEMAND: HANDLING STRESSFUL SITUATIONS
Tuesday, May 15, 2018  
LEADERSHIP ON DEMAND: HANDLING STRESSFUL SITUATIONS
Check out this month's Leadership on Demand video titled "Handling Stressful Situations."...
 
 

  2018 CONVENTION CHORUS ANNOUNCED
Tuesday, May 15, 2018  
2018 CONVENTION CHORUS ANNOUNCED
This year the Texas FFA Chorus celebrates its 23rd year of existence providing entertainment for those attending the annual state convention. Selected members dedicate their week to rigors rehearsals and numerous performances while acting as a voice of unity for members across the state.
 
 

  JUDGING CARD: AN INNOVATIVE CDE RESULTS SYSTEM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018  
JUDGING CARD: AN INNOVATIVE CDE RESULTS SYSTEM
Every spring, Texas FFA members compete in Career Development Events across the state. In recent years, JudgingCard.com has become an integral part of the judging process, allowing contestants to see results only hours after competing, creating a turnaround time that previously had not been possible.

Clay Ewell, owner and CEO of Judging Card, began working on a more efficient way to score CDE...
 
 

  LEADERSHIP ON DEMAND: RESULTS IN LEADERSHIP
Sunday, April 15, 2018  
LEADERSHIP ON DEMAND: RESULTS IN LEADERSHIP
Check out this month's Leadership on Demand video titled "Results in Leadership."
 
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  Q&A: NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY IN WASHINGTON D.C.
Sunday, April 15, 2018  
Q&A: NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY IN WASHINGTON D.C.
Agriculture is everywhere. We live out this universally known, yet taken for granted, notion every day. From the food on our table to the clothes on our backs, agriculture plays a major role in our well-being and quality of life. 

We celebrated the abundance that our farmers and ranchers supply us every day during National Agriculture Day, March 20, 2018. This day is the perfect time to ...
 
 

  MEMBER WINS NATIONAL TRACTOR RESTORATION CONTEST
Sunday, April 15, 2018  
MEMBER WINS NATIONAL TRACTOR RESTORATION CONTEST
In October 2016, Corey Verstraeten of Southwest FFA took on the challenge of transforming a pile of rusty parts into an award-winning restored tractor. With some tools, a little elbow grease, and plenty of determination Verstranten brought a 1972 Oliver 1755 back to life. 

“[My tractor] was built in November of 1972 and shipped to a farm in Rose Creek, MN in February of 1973,&rdquo...
 
 

  HOW TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK
Thursday, March 15, 2018  
HOW TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK
Celebrate the abundance that agriculture supplies us every day during National Agriculture Week, March 19-23, 2018! This is the perfect time to bring awareness to agriculture across the nation.

In this short guide you’ll find the must-have tools to plan a dynamic week. Get with a group of your fellow members and use this information to sketch out events, ignite excitement around agricul...
 
 

  TEXAS FFA MEMBERS ATTEND 2018 DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Thursday, March 15, 2018  
TEXAS FFA MEMBERS ATTEND 2018 DAY AT THE CAPITOL
More than 800 Texas FFA members took “learning to do” one step further this past February by attending the 9th Annual Agricultural Education and Texas FFA Days at the Capitol. On February 20 and 22, students had the opportunity to visit the state capitol in Austin to learn about the legislative process and how it relates to agriculture.

Students experienced the state government in...
 
 

  GROWING A BUDDING HOBBY INTO A BLOOMING BUSINESS
Thursday, March 15, 2018  
GROWING A BUDDING HOBBY INTO A BLOOMING BUSINESS
Navarro FFA member, Jaycie Braune, has transformed her budding horticulture hobby into a successful potted flower business. 

Braune first identified her interest in cultivating plants at an early age. Once she was in high school and became an FFA member it was only natural that her supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program involved soil and seedlings.

“Growing...
 
 

 
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