STATE DEGREE

FFA has a dynamic degree system that rewards student's achievement as they progress in their leadership, interpersonal, and professional skills.
Overview

Students can begin their journey at the chapter level with the Discovery, Greenhand, and Chapter FFA Degrees. They can then apply for a State FFA Degree from the state association, and finally work toward the coveted American FFA Degree after graduating from high school.

Check below for a complete list of State Degree requirements. See all of the FFA Degrees available.

State Degree

The State FFA Degree is given to the top members of a State FFA Association, to receive a State FFA Degree members must meet the requirements:

  1. Have received the Chapter FFA Degree.

  2. Have been an active FFA member for at least 2 years (24 months).

  3. While in school, have completed the equivalent of at least two years (360 hours) of systematic school instruction in agricultural education at or above the ninth grade level, which includes a supervised agricultural experience program.

  4. Have earned and productively invested at least $ 2,000 or worked at least 600 hours in excess of scheduled class time, or a combination thereof in a supervised agricultural experience.

  5. Demonstrate leadership ability by:

    • Performing 10 procedures of parliamentary law.

    • Giving a six-minute speech on a topic relating to agriculture or the FFA.

    • Serving as an officer and/or committee chairperson of a participating member of a chapter committee.

  6. Have a satisfactory scholastic record as certified by the agriculture instructor, principal or superintendent.

  7. Have Participated in the planning and completion of chapter program of activities.

  8. Have Participated in 10 different FFA activities above the chapter level.

  9. Have participated in at least 25 hours of community service, within at least 2 different community service activities. These hours are in addition to and cannot be duplicated as paid or unpaid SAE hours.

 

Questions? Contact your local FFA advisor for more information about the Chapter, Greenhand and Discovery degrees. Contact Minnesota FFA Association for State and American degree information.

Record Books

 

The AET (Ag. Exper. Tracker)

FFA.org

Training Agreement

State Degree Resources

State Degree Handbook​

SAE Hour Limits

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