Category Archives: News

  • 2013-National-Convention

    Watch National FFA Convention Live!

    The National FFA Convention & Expo is the organization’s premier gathering during which all FFA competitive events and programs are recognized nationally. The event brings FFA members together to learn, be inspired and celebrate their accomplishments in the organization. FFA members, We face some incredible challenges in feeding our world and keeping agriculture on the […]

  • Florida FFA Inducts Five Members to Hall of Fame

    Five new members were inducted in the Florida FFA Hall of Fame on Sept. 30. The Hall of Fame inductees in 2013 are Thomas Barrineau (deceased), Robert Philpot Jr., Larry Reese, Edward Swindle and Jack Williams. The induction ceremony took place at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center near Haines City. The Florida FFA Hall […]

  • 2013 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT)

    Registration has now closed for ALL COLT Conferences.  This information is for reference only. Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2013 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference!  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum.  The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and […]

  • Award Application and CDE Winner Information DUE

    We are working on a very tight deadline to return and receive award applications for consideration at the National level.  If you are aware of a colleague that may not be receiving email during the summer or who might be on vacation, please assist us by contacting them or reminding them of these deadlines.

  • Okeechobee JR and Lake Butler MS Win State Meats CDE

    Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Meats Evaluation CDE.  A special thanks goes to Mr. Larry Eubanks, Dr. Chad Carr, and the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences department for coordinating and hosting the event.  A record number of teams participated in this year’s event. High School Teams Placing   Total               Team 1       1704  Okeechobee JR 2       1661  Lake Butler […]

  • FFA Members Compete in State Ornamental Horticulture CDE

    Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 State Ornamental Horticulture Career Development Event (CDE).  The event was held April 26, 2013 at the University of Florida in Gainesville. 102 teams and individuals from throughout Florida gathered to compete for the top spot. The purpose of the OrnamentalHorticulture event is to stimulate […]

  • Sneads Claims 2013 Ag. Communications CDE State Championship

    Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 State Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).  The Agricultural Communications event was held Friday, April 26, 2013 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Five (5) teams from throughout Florida gathered to compete for the state championship.  The purpose of the Agricultural Communications Career […]

  • Top 10 Ag. Education CDE Finalists Advance

    Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 State Agricultural Education Preliminary CDE.  The event was held April 26, 2013 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Twenty (20) students/chapters from throughout Florida gathered to compete for the top ten spots in this innagural event.  The top ten participants will advance to […]

  • Sneads Wins 2013 State Ag. Sales CDE

    Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 State Agricultural Sales CareerDevelopment Event (CDE).  The Agricultural Sales event was held Friday, April 26, 2013 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Fourteen (14) teams from throughout Florida gathered to compete for the state championship.  The purpose of the Agricultural Sales Career Development Event […]

  • Southeast Manatee and Fort White Middle Champion 2013 Vegetable CDE

    Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 Vegetable CDE.  A special thanks goes to Ms. Danette Philpot and Mrs. Lynn Nobles for coordinating this year’s event. High School Teams Placing   Total               Team 1       2730  Southeast Manatee 2       2712  Orlando Colonial 3       2705  Fort White SR 4       2695  Lennard 5       2693  Suwannee SR 6       2669  Braden River 7       2661  Okeechobee JR 8       2620  Durant 9       2597  South Sumter SR 10      2518  JF ST Martin 11      2506  Braden […]

  • 2013 Alumni Essay Winners Announced

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the top ten winners of the “What FFA Means To Me” Alumni Essay Contest. The winners will be awarded on stage during the 8th General Session of the 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Friday, June 14th, 2013. All award winners […]