The National FFA Organization has a long history that dates back nearly a century, and it’s one that has been vitally important to sustaining agriculture among American youth.
Future Farmers of Virginia became the model for the Future Farmers of America, which was organized in Kansas City, Missouri. It has gone on to teach young men and women about the virtues of our industry and of being a good citizen, communicator, and agvocate. While only 33 delegates attended the first national convention in 1928, today, more than 65,000 people gather for the convention each fall — showing just how far FFA has come.
Here are some of the milestones that the convention has given us:
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