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Growing for the Future

September 14, 2018

High-quality leadership experiences are one of the FFA trademarks. Each year the National FFA Organization coordinates an International Leadership Seminar for State Officers (ILSSO). This program is an enrichment opportunity for current state FFA officers who wish to broaden their horizons by witnessing agriculture and cultural traditions while traveling abroad.

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Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program Accepting Applications

August 13, 2018

The 2018 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate about agriculture and are interested in representing Kansas in a week-long exchange program October 28 through November 4, 2018.

Each year the National Taichung Agricultural Senior High School in central

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Blue and Gold Golf Scramble

June 26, 2018

Golf Scramble to Support WLC Scholarships

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Kansas FFA Alumni to host the 6th Blue and Gold Golf Scramble! Join us on August 1, 2018 at the Wamego Country Club to raise support for members attending the 2019 Washington Leadership Conference.

Cost to

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National Scholarships Announced

May 8, 2018

In 2018, 114 sponsors provided scholarships designed to fit a wide variety of student experiences, career goals and higher education plans. More than 8,800 students applied. The National FFA Organization awarded 1,829 scholarships valued at more than $2.5 million!

118 Kansas FFA members from 81 different chapters received a total of

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State Proficiency Award Winners Announced

March 29, 2018

Winners in the State Agricultural Proficiency Awards were selected Saturday, March 17th for presentation at the 90th Kansas FFA Convention in Manhattan on Thursday, May 31. Awards were announced for 41 categories.

State Proficiency Award Winners

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Kansas Cattlemen's Association and Kansas Seed Industry Association Announce Scholarships

February 18, 2018

Kansas Cattleman's Association Scholarship

The Kansas Cattlemen’s Association and the Go Bob Pipe & Steel Scholarship are designed to ease the financial burden of qualified scholars seeking higher education, including: four-year college/university, junior college, vocational/trade, or technical training for the school year beginning the Fall 2018.

The Application is due March

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Appliations Now Being Accepted For K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy and Dairy U Program

February 18, 2018

Both programs are open to high school students. Application deadline for both programs is April 2, 2018.

K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy: Students from across the country with an interest in the livestock industry and related careers can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. The academy

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Western Kansas Youth Conference

January 22, 2018

"When the well is dry, we learn the worth of Water." - Unknown

Being a part of Western Kansas, we know that water is an important natural resource, but do your students know?

With the help of Dr. Gaea Hock, Russ Plashka, KDA, and Kansas Water Office, the SWD officers will have

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Ag Discovery Announcement

January 10, 2018


A middle or high school student looking for a unique summer internship with an opportunity to live and study on a college campus?

A high school student looking to improve your resume for college?

A teacher looking for opportunities to expand your students’ view of agriculture?

A parent looking for learning opportunities

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Fertilizer & Sustainability School Media Contest Winners

October 13, 2017

The Nutrients for Life Foundation held The Fertilizer Is At the Root of It Contest to showcase fertilizer and sustainability. The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program is the cornerstone piece of fertilizer sustainability. Students submitted posters and videos that depicted when using fertilizer properly farmers can grow enough food

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