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MacKenna Clifton on a stage for FFA

Nov 8, 2022

MacKenna Clifton Elected as National FFA Officer

CALS junior MacKenna Clifton was named the Southern Region Vice President of the National FFA Organization. 

a field with a sign saying FFA Farm

Oct 17, 2022

Travis Park Named Director of Ag Education, FFA Board Chair and National FFA Advisor

Park will serve as chairperson of the National FFA Board of Directors, where he will provide oversight for many National FFA programs. 

May 5, 2022

Max Hagaman: Embracing the Community Found in Agriculture

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Max Hagaman expanded his professional network through leadership and service in FFA and AFA. 

Group of 4-H staff members holding a check from SECU Foundation for $50,000

Sep 17, 2020

SECU Foundation Grants a Lifesaver for 4-H, FFA Camps

The SECU Foundation awarded $50,000 in grants to NC State Extension’s Millstone 4-H Camp and the North Carolina FFA Center. 

A young couple on a farm with a miniature cow and sheep.

Feb 10, 2020

First Came Friendship, Then Came Love

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni Taylor and Harrison Jenkins don’t recall their actual first date - they just remember always being together. 

Young woman judging an FFA event

Dec 2, 2019

What FFA Taught Me as a Young Woman in Agriculture

As we celebrate 50 years of women in FFA, CALS students share how FFA and their agriculture teachers shaped them into the young women they are today. 

CALS first-year student and state FFA officer Ty Meyer

Feb 19, 2019

From Shy Guy To Public Speaking Champ: FFA State Officer Ty Meyer

"I used to always be the one to sit in the corner, not say a whole lot...FFA has done a lot for me," says Ty Meyer, now a state FFA officer, first-year CALS student and Jefferson Scholar. 

People with shovels gathered around a mound of dirt

Aug 21, 2018

“Realization of a Dream”: NC FFA Center Breaks Ground on New Dormitory

On an early August afternoon along the banks of White Lake in Bladen County, North Carolina, state FFA leaders, youth, educators and corporate supporters gathered to celebrate the ground-breaking of a new female dormitory at the NC FFA Center. 

Portrait of state FFA officers

Jun 19, 2017

State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’

Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer. 

Jul 29, 2015

CALS student named national FFA New Century Farmer

The Future Farmers of America recently named CALS student Cara Pace one of its 50 New Century Farmers for 2015.