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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 careful planning, thorough knowledge and the ability to explain, by work and action, the “how and why” of various horticulture practices. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the support of our event coordinator Dr. Ed ...

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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 Development Event (CDE) is to stimulate student interest in the skills that are required to communicate effectively in an agricultural business environment.  Florida FFA is very appreciative ...

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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 compete for the state championship in June.  The purpose of the Agricultural Education Career Development Event is to provide individuals with basic skills necessary for a career as an agricultural educator. Teaching agricul...

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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 (CDE) is to stimulate student interest in the skills that are required to communicate effectively in an agricultural sales environment.  Florida FFA is very appreciative of the support of our ...

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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 ...

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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 should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized. The top ten winners are: 1. Mary Katherine Pittman, Malone FFA 2. Courtney Solari, Northview FFA 3. Sara Humphreys, Branford FFA 4. ...

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2013 Stars of Florida Finalists Announced

The Florida FFA Association recently selected 21 student members as finalists in the highly coveted “Stars of Florida” award recognition program.  This program symbolizes the highest competitive recognition for FFA members and their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program(s) in six different categories.  Nearly 200 applicants were considered during the selection process.  Each candidate will be interviewed by a team of FFA, industry and Agriculture Education representatives to determine the winner in each area.  Each finalist, their family and agriculture ...

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Finalists for 2013 Outstanding District Officer Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Ryan Rimmer Outstanding District Officer Award. This award is selected by application from the 24 district officers throughout the state and is given to the district officer who excels in their service to Florida FFA. The state winner will be announced during the 6th General Session of the 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 23rd, 2013 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. All award finalists should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which ...

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Top 5 Chapters Announced for Fresh from Florida Advocacy Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 Fresh from Florida Advocacy Award finalists. Formerly the Food for America program, this program is designed to encourage FFA members to participate in agricultural literacy and awareness projects on the local level. The overall chapter winner will be awarded on stage during the 6th General Session of the 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. One member and one advisor from each finalist chapter should report to the holding ...

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Chapter Cooperative Award Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 Chapter Cooperative Award finalists. The Chapter Cooperative Award measures how active a chapter has been in cooperating with other organizations and agencies within their community, along with teaching cooperative business principals. One member and one advisor of each of finalist chapters will be recognized on stage during the 5th General Session of the 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 13, 2013. All award winners should report to the holding room thirty ...

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