Students Gather to Ensure the Future of Agriculture

This week, 44 FFA members have gather in Indianapolis to discuss how agriculture will play a pivotal role in their future. It’s all part of the New Century Farmer conference, an opportunity for FFA members who plan to remain in production agriculture to work on their secession plans for success. During the week, participants will […]

NCBA Making Free Trade Show Admission Available for FFA Members

The yearly Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show brings together producers and their families from across the country. And this year’s event in early August will be free to FFA members. To encourage young people to participate, Culver’s is sponsoring “FFA Day” at the NCBA Trade Show on Thursday, August 12th in Nashville, TN. […]

Stump: How Can FFA Meet The Needs Of Students, Industry?

Last month the National FFA Organization and Foundation announced Scott Stump as the new CEO. Stump brings decades of agricultural experience with him to this new position. He worked with FFA on the national level, as well as the state level in Colorado. And during the Trump administration, he was the assistant secretary of career, […]

National FFA Organization Picks New CEO

Scott Stump has been selected as the next CEO of both the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Stump lives on a small ranch in Colorado with his wife, Denise, and their three children. He has a background in agricultural education, career and technical education, and the FFA. He received his bachelor’s degree […]

91st Washington FFA Convention Will Remain On-line

Because of questions of coronavirus metrics, and the uncertainty of Whitman County’s phase in Governor Jay Inslee’s reopening plan during early May, it was decided earlier this spring to hold the 91st annual Washington FFA convention on-line. However, according to new Washington FFA Executive Director Jason Bullock, the virtual convention will look very different than […]

Robinson: Many Americans Lack Needed On-line Skills

The push is on to get every business and home in rural America connected to the Internet with high speed broadband. However, according to Vickie Robinson, General Manager of Microsoft’s Global Airband Initiative, connectivity alone is not enough to bring people online. She recently told House Ag leaders, for many people, impediments to be able to […]

Spokane Ag Show Goes On-Line

One of the largest Ag and trade shows across the Northwest will be on-line this year. The Spokane Ag Show will launch their virtual show Tuesday through Thursday. Spokane Ag Show Director Melisa Paul said they will continue to host professional seminars related to agribusiness, helping everyone across the northwest, from large-scale operations to small […]