Asked by: Fatimetou Dandyasked in category: General Last Updated: 25th March, 2020
What is the purpose of the FFA?
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Similarly one may ask, what is the purpose of FFA today?
Today, the National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Our members live the motto Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live and Living to Serve.
Subsequently, question is, what things can you do in FFA? Here are five things you can do to advocate for agriculture, develop your FFA leadership skills and celebrate the industry.
- Thank a Farmer. Farmers and ranchers are the ultimate underappreciated heroes.
- Generate Awareness.
- Wear Your Ag Pride.
- Spread the Word.
- Learn a New Ag Fact.
Also question is, what are the benefits of the FFA?
There are many benefits to being a supporter of FFA.
- FFA Alumni Education Enrichment Program.
- Agriculture Travel Programs.
- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Discount Program.
- Firestone Partners Plus Program.
- $500 RAM Discount for FFA Members.
- Forever Blue Member Benefits.
Why was FFA created?
The National FFA Organization, originally called the Future Farmers of America, was founded in 1928 as a national organization for boys in rural, farming communities. Its original purpose, the education of youth in agricultural fields of study, is still recognized through its current programs.