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									The National
    FFA
Organization
   Founded 1928
              Objectives
1. Explain what is the FFA.
2. Explain how, when, and why the FFA was
   organized.
3. Explain the purpose, mission, and colors
   of the FFA.
4. Explain facts related to the FFA.
    FFA
What is it?
FFA is one of three components that
 make up a successful Agriscience
             program.


                            Classroom



                       SAEP           FFA



                 Total Agriscience Education Program



    ***SAEP stands for Supervised Agricultural Experience Program
                  FFA
                 Definition



(Formerly known as the Future Farmers of
 America)
•Is a national organization of, by and for
 students enrolled in an agriscience education
 course.
        The FFA Purpose
The purpose of the FFA is to develop:

 •   Leadership                 •   Recreation
 •   Scholarship                •   Patriotism
 •   Improved Agriculture       •   Service
 •   Cooperation                •   Character
 •   Citizenship                •   Thrift
         FFA Mission
The National FFA Organization is
dedicated to making a positive difference
in the lives of students by developing their
potential for premier leadership, personal
growth and career success through
agricultural education.
FFA Colors


   National Blue
     Corn Gold
                 FFA
           National Facts

•National FFA Center is in Indianapolis, Indiana.

•National FFA Advisor is Dr. Larry Case.

•FFA Magazine is called FFA - New Horizons.

•National FFA Executive Secretary is Coleman
 Harris.
                  FFA
          National Facts
•495,046 members, aged 12-21

•7,242 chapters

•More than 11,000 teachers
                FFA
          National Facts
•38% of FFA members are female; women
 hold more than 50% of state leadership
 positions

•77% of our membership is Caucasian; 17%
 is Hispanic and 4% is African-American

• 89% of FFA members are in grades 9-12; 6% are
in grades 7-8; 5% are high school graduates
                 FFA
            National Facts
•27% of FFA members live in rural, farm
 areas; the remainder live in rural non-farm
 (39%), urban and suburban areas (34%)

•FFA chapters are in 11 of the 20 largest
 cities, including New York, Chicago and
 Philadelphia
                FFA
           National Facts
•The top five membership states are
 California, Texas, Georgia, Oklahoma and
 Ohio

•2006 National FFA Convention Attendance:
 54,489 members, advisors and supporters
                FFA
              State Facts
•State FFA Convention is held in Auburn in
 June.

•State FFA Advisor is Mr. Troy D. Newton.

•State FFA Executive Secretary is Jacob
 Davis.
                 FFA
            District Facts
•McAdory is in the North District

•Our District Specialist is Bobby Thomas.
                 FFA
              Local Facts

•McAdory FFA Chapter

•FFA Advisors are Mr.
 Holder & Mr. Kennedy.

•Most famous former
 FFA member is Bo
 Jackson.
   TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP
• Active - enrolled in a secondary agricultural
  education program. (grades 7-12)
• Alumni - former active members, collegiate
  and honorary members, present and former
  professional agricultural educators, parents
  of FFA members, and others interested in
  and supportive of the FFA.
   TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP
• Collegiate - open to students enrolled in
  agricultural courses or who are pursuing
  career objectives in agriculture at a two year
  or four year college having a collegiate FFA
  chapter.
• Honorary - farmers, school superintendents,
  principals, members of boards of
  education,chapter advisors,teachers, staff
   TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP
• Honorary cont. - members in agricultural
  education, business people, and others who
  are helping to advance agricultural
  education and the FFA and who have
  rendered outstanding service, may be
  elected to honorary membership by a
  majority vote of the members present at any
  regular meeting.

								
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