WHAT IS FFA?

FFA: The Future of Agriculture

 

The official name of the organization is the National FFA Organization.

Long ago, the letters “FFA” stood for Future Farmers of America, but agriculture, food, and natural resources are so much more than production farming. FFA members are future scientists, communicators, business leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, and so much more. Today, the National FFA Organization is committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural, food, and natural resources education.

FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of agricultural, food, and natural resources career pathways. So today, we are still Future Farmers, but, we are Future Scientists, Future Environmentalists, Future Veterinarians, Future Teachers, and Future Global Problems Solvers too.

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FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.

 

Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers, and premier professionals in many career fields.

Be a part of the largest student organization in the world. 

Apply for more than $2 million in scholarships. 

 

Meet new friends from across the country. 

 

Learn skills that will help you in your future career. 

 

Compete on leadership and judging teams. 

 

Do your part in helping to provide food and fiber to the world.