The Institute for Feed Education and Research and the National FFA Organization established a partnership to cooperate on agricultural education programs in the area of animal food production. Signed last week, the memorandum of understanding will forge new initiatives to promote awareness of the agricultural industry, as well as the animal food industry.
“FFA is truly a leader working with the next generation of employees and preparing them for careers in agriculture,” said Bruce Crutcher, chair of the Institute for Feed Education and Research Board of Trustees. “We are pleased to work with them to provide educational opportunities to their members on careers in the animal food industry.”
FFA and IFEEDER will collaborate on programs to extend the reach, access and efficiency of efforts to educate and inform young people about the animal food industry. IFEEDER will coordinate with FFA on existing and new cooperative curriculum as a resource to agricultural education instructors in the area of the animal food industry.
“As FFA continues to provide the world’s next generation of leaders, we believe this partnership is an ideal opportunity for our students to learn more about the animal food industry,” said Mark Poeschl, CEO of the National FFA Organization. “We are honored to work with IFEEDER on these future endeavors.”