FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national. The National FFA Organization is led by a board of directors and six student national officers.

FFA & Agricultural Education

FFA members are part of a total agricultural education program that connects students to exciting careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. FFA is only one of the three essential components of this system, all of which work together to provide members with leadership, academic and career experiences essential for success.

AgEd Three Circle Model