NEWS
FFA Sees Another Record Year
Virginia H. Harris Progressive Farmer Associate Editor
Mon Nov 4, 2013 06:37 AM CST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (DTN) -- FFA hit a record enrollment of 579,000 members this year, organization leaders announced at the annual National FFA Convention and Expo here last week. While not all of those students will pursue careers in agriculture after school, the skills taught in FFA will help students succeed in whatever job they choose -- both on and off the farm -- chapter advisers say.

Nearly 56,000 FFA members and advisers participated in the four-day annual convention. In addition to national competitions and delegate meetings, the convention offered a variety of leadership development, career success and advocacy workshops.

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