Nebraska FFA Association
The Nebraska FFA Association was the sixth state chartered by the National FFA Organization in 1928. The Association has a current membership of over 6,600 members in 143 chapters. Nebraska FFA members are enrolled in agricultural education courses, conduct a Supervised Agricultural Experience Program and can participate in a variety of FFA competitions and activities.
Nebraska FFA Association is led by the state officer team - seven students who are freshman & sophomores in college serving as president, secretary and five vice presidents. In addition, adult guidance and leadership is provided by the state Executive Director and Agricultural Education Director.
This is a very exciting time for Nebraska FFA. The Association is experiencing growth, new opportunities for its members and increasing support from the community, business and industry and former members. The annual State FFA Convention is held each spring in conjunction with the State Career Development Events. Over 3,200 FFA members attend the convention each year. Over 4,000 members, advisors, parents and guests participating in convention activities including sessions, workshops, Career Fair, leadership academy, interviews and Leadership Skills Events.
Nebraska FFA provides leadership development opportunities for members. These include: COLT Conference (Chapter Officer Leadership Training), PEAK Conference (Pursuing Excellence, Achievement and Knowledge), IMPACT Workshops, State Officer Chapter Visits and Made For Excellence/Advanced Leadership Development. Leadership workshops, sessions and academies are also offered during State FFA Convention.
There is a place for you in agriculture and Nebraska FFA! Today’s agriculture education students will be the leaders and innovators of the future—responsible for ensuring a safe and stable food and fiber supply for the growing world.
Nebraska FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
(Taken from: http://neaged.org/ffa.html)