The History of FFA

From the Smith-Hughes Act to National Convention location changes, FFA has a strong heritage. History features elements of the FFA Creed, the merger with New Farmers of America, the inclusion of women, and much more.

Farming is the characteristic activity that takes place on a Farm, and typically it involves the management of a biological process, such as growing crops or raising livestock for the purpose of harvesting products or reproducing a biological means of production. Farming Agriculture is an established industry that has plenty of opportunity for growth. Field and livestock farming are excellent career opportunities that allow students to gain experience while still in high school which translates to a full-time job either in this industry or another after high school.