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Kansas Future Farmer Issues

Returning after a brief hiatus, the Kansas Future Farmer is the physical newsletter of the Kansas FFA Association. Since 1929 this publication has connected FFA members with up-to-date news and informed alumni and supporters of ongoing efforts in the state. To see publications dating back to 1940, click here.

Spring 24

Spring 2024

Highlights of this issue:

  • Explore the B.E.S.T. program for early career agricultural education instructors.
  • Hear from Brityne Rucker, past Newton FFA member and current KWCH news anchor, before her address at State Convention.
  • Our state officers share their favorite memories of the Kansas FFA Convention before the 96th Kansas FFA Convention.
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Page 12

Winter 2024

Highlights of this issue:

  • Consider attending Washington Leadership Conference
  • Agricultural Education teacher uses social media to advocate for Ag Ed and connect with his students
  • Southeast Kansas member wins inaugural National Spanish Creed Speaking invitational
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Fall 2023 Cover

Fall 2023

Highlights of this issue:

  • Celebrate the 2023 Kansas FFA Winners in all areas
  • Wichita Southeast agriculture education instructor named finalist for Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Learn more about the 2023-2024 Kansas FFA State Officer Team
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SPRING 2023 DRAFT 1 Page 1

Spring 2023

Highlights of this issue:

  • Junction City agricultural education instructor builds program at one of the state’s largest schools.
  • FFA Alumni Emily and Kaden Roush share their story of starting a business in a rural area.
  • Our state officers share their favorite memories of the Kansas FFA Convention before the 95th Kansas FFA State Convention.
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Winter 2023 Page 1

Winter 2023

Highlights of this issue:

  • Pike Valley agricultural education instructor utilizes community support for programming
  • Kansas FFA teams and individuals and teams share how they took top honors in Proficiency Awards, CDE and LDEs at nationals.
  • A generational FFA family shares the unique way they contribute to the Kansas FFA Foundation
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Issue 3 Final Draft

Summer/Fall 2022

Highlights of this issue:

  • Celebrate the achievements of Kansas FFA members that were recognized at the State FFA Convention
  • The Kansas FFA endowment campaign was announced with a million dollar gift
  • A Stockton agricultural educator makes a community impact for a quarter-century
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Issue 3 Page 01

Spring 2022

Highlights of this issue:

  • A chapter continues to serve the Kansas agricultural community and receives state-wide attention
  • An award-winning floral business stems from the operators time in Kansas FFA
  • The Prairie View agricultural education shares how all three components of Ag. Ed. strengthen their program
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Front Cover of KS Future Farmer Issue 2

Winter 2022

Highlights of this issue:

  • A teacher in Southwest Kansas explains her route to Ag Ed and the beginning of a new program
  • A former FFA member uses his experiences from Ag Ed to expand his beef cattle operation
  • A rural Kansas community and their FFA chapter have crafted a national award winning program
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Pages from Issue 1 Draft 7.20.2021

Fall 2021

Highlights of this issue:

  • State CDE, LDE & Proficiency Award Winners
  • Past Kansas FFA member takes inspiration from farm accident and creates a new product
  • An award winning Ag Ed teacher describes how her program has found success through engagement
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