“Lots of students graduate debt free. Paid internships are a big part of that.”
The 94th Minnesota FFA Convention is just ahead for fortunate FFA students. Held at the University of Minnesota campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, FFA members will spend April 23-25 in competition, service work, career planning, delegate sessions and more.
A nine-month-old grant program is offering help to young people who want to learn more about farming in the Midwest – and specifically dairy farming.
Most youth who attend the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., will not end up on the main stage receiving recognition for their hard work.
One thousand Minnesota FFA members – plus over 150 advisors, parents, and guests – traveled approximately 1,000 miles each to attend the 2022 National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 26-29.
Leaders in ag education, on Sept. 15, 2022, hope to draw more potential college students and current career professionals to think about transitioning careers into the demanding and exciting field of teaching agriculture.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. – For a long time, Emma Jacobson wanted a horse. Her parents, Brandon and Nicole Jacobson, didn’t have horses, but Emma knew this was something she wanted.
The world of dairy production can seem daunting and foreign to young people, so farmers like Paige Roberts are helping schools teach the story of dairy.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota — After a three-year hiatus, dairy princesses from across Minnesota convened at the Dairy Promotion and Leadership Event held May 13-14 at Delta Hotel in Minneapolis. The weekend included opportunities for networking, leadership workshops and a chance to compete for a fin…
After two long years of virtual events, 3,500 youth from 187 schools gathered in Minneapolis/St. Paul for the 2022 Minnesota FFA State Convention.
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota FFA Association will recognize 121 students as finalists in various areas of Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs) during its state convention April 24-26. The convention will be held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul …
More than four years in the making, a new Minnesota license plate was released in February that supports agriculture education for young people.
After a two-year break, the FFA Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) is back for 2022. General registration for WLC opens online at 6 p.m. EST, March 1. https://www.ffa.org/conference/washington-leadership-conference-wlc/
For FFA members, zipping up that FFA jacket for the first time is an electrifying moment. The jacket itself may only be worn for a relatively short period of time, but the impact it leaves lasts a lifetime. While the iconic blue corduroy that has become the universal symbol for FFA may be ea…
HANCOCK, Minn. – A student at Hancock Public Schools received first place in the National FFA Agriscience Fair.
After last year’s virtual National FFA Convention, the 2021 return to a live event was greatly appreciated by FFA’ers and their families.
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – For youth who love to show cattle and increase their knowledge of cattle, the Minnesota Beef Expo is returning to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in 2021.
Chores on the farm take on new meaning when children are young and need continual care.
Falcon Heights, Minn. – The Minnesota State Fair has long invested in the educational endeavors of young adults from Greater Minnesota and is pleased to announce the worthy recipients of the Minnesota State Fair Scholarship. The fair is committed to offer scholarship opportunities to deservi…
Following last year’s very successful inaugural Minnesota Youth Livestock Expo (MYLE), organizers are planning for a repeat in 2021.
Not everyone gets the opportunity join FFA, but Minnesota State FFA Vice President Emilee Xavanourom did and it changed her life.
CROOKSTON, Minn. - This summer, Minnesota 4-H and FFA will co-host a series of day camps for Minnesota youth. Ag Academy: Passion to Career is for fifth to eighth graders at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The day camps will be held on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on J…
With an outgoing personality, Baleigh Peterson loves meeting new people and setting off on a common path with others. She was just named the Minnesota FFA State Sentinel – a prestigious office that focuses on making guests feel welcome.
MINNEAPOLIS – (April 23, 2021) The Minnesota FFA wrapped up its 92nd Convention today by electing the Association’s 2021-2022 State Officer Team.