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9,000 Members Attend Tarleton Invitational
  9,000 Members Attend Tarleton Invitational
 
   

 
Officer Greeting: Heidi Ritter
  Officer Greeting: Heidi Ritter
 
   

 
2014 Convention Entertainment
  2014 Convention Entertainment
 
   

 
Wildlife Conservation Camp
  Wildlife Conservation Camp
 
   

  2014 ETHICAL LEADERSHIP FELLOWS
Tuesday, April 15, 2014  
2014 ETHICAL LEADERSHIP FELLOWS

In 2010 the Texas FFA Association partnered with the Soderquist Center for Ethical Leadership to train former FFA members so that they could come back to Texas and educate students through interactive presentations at the State Leadership Conference, Area Camps, District Camps, etc. Entering its fifth year, the Ethical Leadership Fellows program still has the goal to foster the ideas of ethics, values and leadership within Texas FFA members! FFA and agriculture need ...

 
 

  2014 STATE TRACTOR TECHNICIAN CONTEST
Tuesday, April 15, 2014  
2014 STATE TRACTOR TECHNICIAN CONTEST
Ten FFA teams competed Monday, March 17, in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo State FFA Tractor Technician Contest. A&M Consolidated FFA took home first place, along with a tool box filled with new shop materials.

The A&M Consolidated FFA team consisted of Nick Raley, 18; Ben Mills, 18; and Dustin McGee, 18. 
The Tractor Technician contest is a perfect opportunity for students to get on the job training. All of the skills acquired from this event are helpful...
 
 

  2014 NATIONAL AG DAY
Tuesday, April 15, 2014  
2014 NATIONAL AG DAY

The Agriculture Council of America hosted National Agriculture Day on March 25, 2014. This marked the 41st anniversary of National Ag Day which was celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. This year’s theme was "Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed."

The ACA hosted major events in the nation’s capital including the Mix-and-Mingle Luncheon and the National Celebration of Agriculture Dinner. Additionally, the ACA brought approximately 10...

 
 

  DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Saturday, March 15, 2014  
DAY AT THE CAPITOL
For a day the Texas State Capitol became a classroom as 415 Texas FFA members and agricultural educators visited Austin on Feb. 25. Students were given the opportunity to learn about Texas’ legislation process, especially as it relates to agriculture, at the annual Agricultural Education and Texas FFA Day at the Capitol.

The event, now in its fifth year, provides a unique opportunity for high school students to learn from various players in the state’s legislative proc...
 
 

  FFA CHAPTER SUPPORTS SIGHT-IMPAIRED MEMBER IN SHOW RING
Saturday, March 15, 2014  
FFA CHAPTER SUPPORTS SIGHT-IMPAIRED MEMBER IN SHOW RING

Josh Hass, a 16-year-old member of the Alba-Golden FFA, continues to set an example for fellow students by not letting a disability hinder his FFA experience.

“In 2011, the summer before his 8th grade year, he was a passenger on a side-by-side UTV that flipped. He suffered a severe head injury, and his optic nerves were damaged. As a result, he is completely blind,” said Josh’s mother, Paula Hass.

However, his disability is certainly not slowing J...

 
 

  CHAPTERS CELEBRATE NATIONAL FFA WEEK
Saturday, March 15, 2014  
CHAPTERS CELEBRATE NATIONAL FFA WEEK
Each year, thousands of FFA Chapters across the country celebrate National FFA Week. The tradition began in 1948 when the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.

Following the 1949 decision to extend the tradition into a week-long event, FFA Week has transformed into an opportunity for FFA members to advocate for agricultural education and FFA.  ...
 
 

 
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