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History of Kansas FFA, rural life being preserved with help of Kansas State University undergraduate researchers

June 28, 2017

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, in Kansas State University's College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $2,000 gift from the Kansas Association of the Future Farmers of America in recognition of the work undergraduate student researchers at the center are doing about rural life in Kansas.

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State Livestock Nomination Deadline Approaching June 15

June 8, 2017

We’ve hit the one-week countdown to the state livestock nomination deadline! Any market animal or commercial female that will be shown in the Kansas State Fair Grand Drive or Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) must be nominated. Commercial heifer, market swine, commercial gilt, market lambs, commercial ewes, and

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Gaines to lead Kansas FFA Foundation

June 6, 2017

Beth Gaines has been announced as the new executive director of the Kansas FFA Foundation. Tom Hemmer, president, and CEO of the Solomon Corporation and outgoing chairman of the Kansas FFA Foundation Board of Trustees made the announcement May 31, at the start of the 89th Kansas State FFA Convention.

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2017-2018 Living to Serve Grants

May 2, 2017

The National FFA Organization is excited to announce that the 2017-18 Yearlong Living to Serve Grants application is now open and available in both English and Spanish! Middle and high school chapters may apply for up to $3,000 to support yearlong service-learning projects that address community needs in one of

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National Band, Chorus or Talent Applications Available

April 28, 2017

The 2017 National FFA Band, Chorus and Talent applications are available on www.ffa.org/convention (scroll down to the band, chorus and talent section). Members will need to log in using their user name and password to access each of the applications.

Each National FFA Band, Chorus or Talent application requires (4)

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2017 Scholarship Results Are In!

April 26, 2017

In 2017, 115 businesses and individuals provided scholarships designed to fit a wide variety of student experiences, career goals and higher education plans. More than 8,300 students applied. The National FFA Organization awarded 1,883 scholarships valued at more than $2.7 million!

122 Kansas FFA members from 78 different chapters received a

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State Proficiency Award Winners Announced

March 23, 2017

Winners in the State Agricultural Proficiency Awards were selected Saturday, March 18th for presentation at the 89th Kansas FFA Convention in Manhattan. Awards were announced for 42 categories.

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Missouri and Kansas FFA Students Collect Nearly 6,000 Items in Western Farm Show Food Drive

March 22, 2017

Kansas City (March 15, 2017) - FFA students from Missouri and Kansas who recently attended the Western Farm Show in Kansas City made a major contribution to the fight against hunger by collecting 5,958 canned goods and other non-perishable items in the show’s annual “Border War” Food Drive.

Almost 3,400 FFA

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2017 Livestock Nomination Information

March 6, 2017

Below you will find the 2017 state livestock nomination materials. Please make sure all of the families within your chapter who will be nominating livestock projects use the 2017 forms and information. There are no significant changes to the nomination process this year, but there are a few

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Ag Day in Dillons Stores

February 9, 2017

The Ag Day in Dillons stores event during Ag Month will be March 11. This is an opportunity for your organization to visit with Dillons customers about Kansas agriculture and share your story, as well as collect food for the Neighbor to Neighbor food drive. Please share with any ag

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