To honor the memory of a longtime GROWMARK employee, the GROWMARK Foundation has committed 100 blue corduroy jackets to FFA members in Illinois — 25 each year from 2019 to 2022. Applications for this year’s jackets are now open, with a deadline of midnight Sept. 10 CT. FFA members are asked to answer the question […]
URBANA, Ill. — U.S. corn and soybean varieties have become increasingly heat and drought resistant as agricultural production adapts to a changing climate. But the focus on developing crops for extreme conditions has negatively affected performance under normal weather patterns, a University of Illinois study shows. “Since the 1950s, advances in breeding and management practices […]
Having an active chapter year after year takes time, passion, and dedication. However, it is possible with the right leadership and consistency.
In their annual essay contest scholarship program, the GROWMARK Foundation will once again help FFA members and their chapters accomplish their goals.
To follow in the tradition of serving others, the GROWMARK Foundation continues its commitment by donating an FFA jacket to 25 Illinois members.
On Friday, the National FFA Organization announced that the 2020 National FFA Convention & Expo would be held virtually for the first time ever.
For many state fairs, they have made the decision to cancel due to the current pandemic and timing of their fair, other states are pending final decisions.