1-FFA History

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History of the National FFA Organization
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What is the FFA? For more than 73 years, FFA has continued to be an integral part to classroom instruction by making classroom lessons come to life through realistic applications. FFA SAEP Agricultural Education
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Events Leading up to the FFA In 1917, vocational agriculture was established by the Smith-Hughes National Vocational Education Act. In the early 1920’s, Virginia formed a Future Farmers club for boys in agriculture class. (Henry Groseclose) Word spread quickly resulting in the formation of similar clubs throughout the states.
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The National Organization In 1926, The American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City invited these organizations to participate in livestock judging contests. A group of these local clubs met at the Baltimore Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri in 1928, and chartered the Future Farmers of America. (Dues were 10 cents)
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The emblem 1929-National Blue and Corn Gold was adopted as the official colors
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course AS&D 410 taught by Professor Kylemcgregor during the Fall '10 term at Tarleton.

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