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  NEW Course Enrollment Trends Infographic!    
  Posted 3/21/2017 by Georgia FFA Association  
  View the Georgia Ag Ed Course Enrollment Trends Infographic to compare statistics regarding the following high school courses: (1) Basic Agricultural Science (2) Ag Mechanics I (3) General Horticulture (4) Animal Science & Bio Tech (5) Forestry Science.
 
 

  GaAgEd Website Usage    
  Posted 3/15/2017 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
 
 

  Georgia Agricultural Education Growth    
  Posted 2/13/2017 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
 
 

  NEW Proficiency Timeline Infographic!    
  Posted 1/26/2017 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Did you know? The Agricultural Education program helps students develop a "proficiency." Here's is a handy Proficiency Timeline Infographic for applying for awards!  Georgia Proficiency applications are due February 1st.  Contact your Region Office with questions!  
 

  Living to Serve: Community Service & Citizenship within the Georgia FFA Association    
  Posted 1/11/2017 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
 
 

  2017 National FFA Scholarship Application is Live!    
  Posted 11/16/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Please go https://www.ffa.org/scholarships for more information and eligibility.  All FFA members applying for scholarships should login via their official FFA membership login (using invite code obtained from their FFA Advisor).  
 

  Discovery Conference - GOLD Session (January 27-28, 2017)    
  Posted 11/2/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Discovery Conference is a wonderful opportunity for middle school FFA members. It is a great way to get young members excited about the FFA and introduce students to the opportunities that FFA has to offer. Registration is now OPEN for the second installation of the 2016-2017 Discovery Conferences. Gold Session: January 27-28, 2017 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center, Covington, GA. To register for the January 27-28, 2017 Discovery Conference, following this link: ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK  
 

  Agenda for ABAC State CDE Day (Dec 2-3)    
  Posted 11/1/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  On December 2-3, 2016, the Georgia FFA will hold our a state CDE day at ABAC in Tifton. Please review the agenda and be check email for more detailed information from the superintendent(s) of the CDEs.

Tifton CDE Superintendents: Dairy Evaluation: Mr. Tommy Waldrop; Environmental/Natural Resources: Mr. Shawn Collins; FFA Quiz: Ben Lastly; Farm Business Management: Mr. Ira Tucker; Floral Design: Mrs. Trisha Lastly; Job Interview: Mrs. Erin Nessmith; Tractor Operations: Mr. Jerry Stone.
 
 

  Lesson plans, ideas and activities to promote teaching agriculture every day of the year    
  Posted 8/31/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Please encourage your students to consider agricultural education as a career, because without them, there won't be enough ag teachers to keep our programs going. Use these resources to celebrate & bring awareness to the career of agricultural education, whether it's on Teach Ag Day or any day. For details on any of these activites, just click the link.  
 

  102 Georgia FFA Members to receive the American Degree in October    
  Posted 8/11/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
Georgia FFA is excited to announce that there will be 102 Georgia FFA members recognized for reaching the pinnacle of the FFA degree ladder. Congratulations to the 102 American Degree recipients from Georgia who will all be recognized on stage at the 89th National FFA Convention in Indy this October!
 
 

  2016 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Registration    
  Posted 5/13/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  COLT registration now open! This summer, we are offering two, 3-day, “retreat style” COLT Conferences in July that are open to any chapter in the state. COLT is available at the FFA-FCCLA Camp in Covington & at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley. Professional speaker, Ms. Patty Hendrickson will be in Covington & Mr. Patrick Grady will be at Camp John Hope. The 2016-2017 State FFA Officer team will be at both locations. Registration & full payment due June 17th.  
 

  2016 National FFA Scholarship Results    
  Posted 5/12/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Thirty-one Georgia students were awarded National FFA Scholarships.  Collectively these students will be awarded $50,000.   Congratulations to these Georgia FFA members!  
 

  WLC Scholarship Announcement    
  Posted 3/29/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Georgia FFA Foundation, through generous sponsorship, is awarding a record number of 30 scholarships to the Washington Leadership Conference for 2016. The scholarship review committee received and considered 53 applications.  Students that have earned a 2016 WLC Scholarship  will be recognized at the State FFA Convention. Congratulations to the scholarship winners!  
 

  State Convention Registration Reminder    
  Posted 3/25/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  State FFA Convention Online Registration website will close at 11:59 p.m. on April 1.  After the site goes down, the only way to register will be onsite at the State Convention, and the chapter fee will increase to $300.   
 

  Agriculture Week Celebration~Georgia FFA Announces 2016 State Star Finalists    
  Posted 3/14/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Twelve State Stars were selected from over 700 Georgia FFA Degree applicants. The Star Farmer finalists are Jared Cook, Hayden Echols & Alyson Pope. The Star in Agribusiness finalists are Chandler Kudyk, De’Andre Wallace-Nash & Rhet Thornton. The Star finalists in Agricultural Placement are Cejay Heath, Makayla Holmes & Murdock Wynn. The Star finalists for in Agriscience are Hunter Corbett, Viral Patel & Rachel Solomon.  
 

  Hall of Georgia Exhibit at State Convention Career Show    
  Posted 3/3/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Don't miss this fun opportunity to showcase Gerogia agriculture and compete for a trip to National FFA Convention in the Hall of Georgia Exhibit!  The top 3 finalists are announced at the Career Show and the winner is is announced on stage during Friday's session.  Entry forms due by March 15th.  Contact Casey Shumate at 478-662-4692 or caseyshumate@gaaged.org with any questions.  
 

  New SAE and FFA Experience Videos    
  Posted 2/24/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  These videos were created by National FFA to help share the stories and experiences of members from across the country, the videos below are meant to be introductory educational and promotional resources about SAEs and the FFA experience. The students and advisors were interviewed at the 88th National FFA Convention.

Click on the links below to check them out:
How FFA and SAE Impact Our Futures: Preparing Us
How FFA and SAE Impact Our Futures: The Experience
What does agriculture mean?
 
 

  Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Pictures    
  Posted 2/23/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  If you're looking for pictures from the State Shows... you can find them at the following links:  
Candid Photos: Lori Edwards Innovative Livestock Imaging
Beef, Dairy, Breeding Ewe, Breeding Does & Banquet Photos:  Joy Carter Crosby Photography
Market Hog Show:  Mapes Livestock Photos
 
 

  Greenhand Jamboree & Success Conference Registration    
  Posted 1/20/2016 by Georgia FFA Association  
  It is time to begin registration for the 2016 Greenhand Jamboree and 2016 Success Conference. Both conferences will be held March 4-5, 2016 at the FFA-FCCLA Camp in Covington.  Registration and full payment is due postmarked to the state FFA office by Friday, February 12, 2016.  
 

  Discovery Conference Registration now open!    
  Posted 11/20/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Discovery Conference is a wonderful opportunity for middle school FFA members. It is a great way to get 
young members excited about the FFA & introduce students to the opportunities that FFA has to offer. 
The 2016 Discovery Conference will have two date options, Blue Session: January 21-22, 2016 and Gold 
Session: January 22-23, 2016, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.  Check the Conferences & Convention link on the Georgia FFA website for more information.  Registration due Deceember 15th!
 
 

  Relive the National FFA Convention and Expo Online    
  Posted 11/2/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Visit FFA.org/convention to catch the highlights of the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo. Award-winners, stories, videos and more.  
 

  National FFA SAE Grant Program - $1,000 to grow their SAE!    
  Posted 10/7/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  National FFA offers access to a record $145,000 in funding for student SAEs through the SAE grant program. Help your students apply today! The process is a simple online student developed application; you then review and submit to the National FFA Organization.  Students can access the SAE Grant Application directly from their Degree Application Manager in FFA.org.  
 

  FFA Membership - reminder October 15th Due Date    
  Posted 10/6/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Reminder that our Fall deadline for having students (and their courses) listed for Enrollment data & your roster/dues submitted to be considered for 100% FFA membership is October 15. We have created a Step-By-Step guide to our new Enrollment/FFA Roster/Registration system. This document was handed out at Area meetings at the end of August and it is posted on our Georgia FFA site.  Please don't hesitate to contact the State FFA Office, Region office or Mrs. Steinkamp if you have any questions or need help.  
 

  #SpeakAg    
  Posted 9/28/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Join National FFA President, Andy Paul, for Challenge week 3.  Let's speak Ag in our communities and post those to http://FFA.org/speakag  
 

  State Market Steer & Beef Heifer Deadline - October 1st    
  Posted 9/25/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The entry deadline for the State Market Steer & Beef Heifer Show is Thursday, October 1st.  All FFA entries must be made online by the Agricultural Education teacher.  Please contact your Area Livestock teacher with questions.  North Region:  Kent Benson at 706-552-4463.  Central Region:  Ricky Wheeler at 478-595-5351.  South Region:  Tommy Waldrop at 229-386-3196.   
 

  FFA Day at the Georgia National Fair, Oct. 13, 2015    
  Posted 8/31/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
 

The 2015 FFA Day at the Fair Middle School Program will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, in Reaves Arena at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Georgia National Fair in Perry. This activity targets agricultural education students and FFA members in grades 6-9 only and is designed to offer an interactive look at what agricultural education and the FFA have to offer.

Registration deadline is Thursday, September 17, 2015.  Contact Erin Nessmith (enessmith@gaaged.org) for information!

 
 

  National FFA Convention Registration    
  Posted 8/18/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  National FFA Convention Registration is now open!  The 88th National FFA Convention will be held October 28-31, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  National FFA Convention registration does not include rooms. Please refer to the National Convention Housing and Registration email from Mr. Lastly  or contact the Georgia FFA Association office for more information.   
 

  National FFA Resume Generator    
  Posted 8/17/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Resume Generator helps users focus on their strengths and describe their experiences and skills, and it then turns this information into polished resumes. Information is saved so that students can return to the generator to add new experiences as needed. It can be accessed through the Build webpage of My Journey or directly here, https://resumegenerator.FFA.org. (You will be asked to log in to access this tool.)  
 

  National FFA Finalists announced for Proficiency, Agriscience Fair & National Chapter    
  Posted 8/14/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The National FFA Organization announced finalists for Proficiency Award, Agriscience Fair and National Chapter Award. Congratulations to these Georgia FFA Chapters and Members!
Agriscience Fair:  21 national finalists
National Chapter Award:  9 Three Star chapters & 8 Two Star chapters
Models of Innovation:  Screven Co. (Chapter), Camden Co. (Community) & Wayne Co. (Community)
Outstanding Middle School:  Madison Co. MS, Pelham MS, West Jackson MS
Proficiency Award:  16 national finalists
 
 

  Seventy-seven Georgia FFA Members earn their American FFA Degree    
  Posted 8/14/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The American FFA Degree is awarded to FFA members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA. These FFA members will be recognized during the eighth general session of the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo. The ceremony will be broadcast live on RFD-TV and via FFA.org.  Georgia has seventy-seven FFA members who have earned their American FFA Degree and will be recognized at the 2015 National FFA Convention in October.    
 

  Natural Disaster and Emergency Preparedness grant due August 13    
  Posted 8/12/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The deadline for the Living to Serve: Natural Disaster and Emergency Preparedness grant has been extended to Thursday, August 13. Middle school, high school and collegiate FFA chapters may apply for up to $2,000 to develop a yearlong service-learning project to respond to environmental needs resulting from a natural disaster or to explore the needs of their school/community to be prepared for natural disasters. Visit www.FFA.org/envirogrants to apply today.  
 

  State Market Goat & Market Lamb Entry Deadline    
  Posted 7/28/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The entry deadline for the State Market Goat & Market Lamb Show is Saturday, August 1st.  All FFA entries must be made online by the Agricultural Education teacher.  Please contact your Area Livestock teacher with questions.  North Region:  Kent Benson at 706-552-4463.  Central Region:  Ricky Wheeler at 478-595-5351.  South Region:  Tommy Waldrop at 229-386-3196.   
 

  APPLY NOW! Living to Serve: Natural Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Grant    
  Posted 7/23/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The National FFA Organization is announcing a one-time grant opportunity for FFA chapters to develop a year long service-learning project to respond to environmental needs resulting from a natural disaster or to explore the needs of their school/community to be prepared for natural disasters.  Middle school, high school and collegiate FFA chapters may apply for up to $2,000. Go to www.FFA.org/envirogrants to apply today or register for an informational webinar. Applications are due August 7, 2015.   
 

  Georgia's National Convention Delegates for 2015    
  Posted 7/16/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Georgia FFA is proud to offer the opportunity to the following students to serve as delegates for Georgia at this year’s national convention:  Laura Alton, Elizabeth Beacham, Emily Brogdon, Ashley Burton, Justin Daniel, Sydney Dyer, Matthew Holton, James Holton, Connor Johnson, Sadie Lackey,  Autumn Lankford, Lexie Reynolds, Hunter Stillwell, Peyton Sweet, Travis Tankersley,  Caroline Waldrep,  and Matthew Tyler Wise.  These 17 students were selected from 36 applicants submitted for consideration.    
 

  National FFA Band, Chorus and Talent Applications    
  Posted 5/4/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  2015 National FFA Convention Band, Chorus and Talent are now live on www.ffa.org on the Band, Chorus and Talent page as well as within the toolbox of the student and instructor. In order to apply, members will need to fill out an online application, submit an audition video, and pay a $25 application fee. Applications are due Friday, July 10, 2015. Members will be notified of their application status by Friday, August 14, 2015.  
 

  Georgia FFA members "Living to Serve"    
  Posted 5/1/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  During the State Convention, nearly 300 FFA members and advisors lived out the Living to Serve portion of the FFA motto by participating in a community service program with the Rebuilding Macon organization.  Thank you to all the chapters who participated and Mr. Kevin Jump, community service coordinator for the effort in putting together a day of service.

Georgia Farm Bureau Monitor: Georgia FFA Community Service Project Enhances Convention Experience
 
 

  2015 National FFA Scholarship Results    
  Posted 4/28/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Georgia FFA is proud to announce 48 Georgia FFA members have been selected to receive $67,000 in National FFA scholarships funds for 2015. Scholarship award recipients will receive notification letters from National FFA in late May with detailed instructions for claiming their scholarship.  
 

  Live Online Streaming of 87th Georgia FFA Convention    
  Posted 4/17/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Can't make it to Macon next week? Watch all the action from the 87th Georgia FFA Convention live online on April 23-25, 2015! 

Live Online Streaming - 87th Georgia FFA Convention
 
 

  Agriscience Fair Finalists & National Chapter Award Results    
  Posted 4/3/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Results are in! Congratulations to this year's state Agriscience Fair finalists & National Chapter Award winners  
 

  2015 State Star Finalists    
  Posted 4/3/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Congratulations to the 2015 State Star Finalists!
Agriscience: Ian Bennett (Lowndes County); Auriel Wright (Northeast-Bibb); Sarah Spradlin (Madison County)
Agricultural Placement: Richie Proudfoot (Wayne County); Brad Sanders (Toombs County); Travis Tankersley (Madison County)
Agribusiness: Jacob Conley (Tift County); Emily Rutledge (Ola); Justin Daniel (North Oconee)
Farmer: Landon Herring (Lowndes County); Alli Moore (Perry); Kevin Edwards (Sonoraville)
 
 

  87th Georgia FFA Convention Registration    
  Posted 3/25/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The online Registration site for the 87th Georgia FFA Convention is now open. Registration is based on a chapter fee. The registration fee for each chapter is $250. That fee covers all FFA members, advisors & chaperones who attend. The online registration site will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. Once the site closes, the only way to register is onsite at the Convention. All onsite registration will cost $300 per chapter. All registration payment must be postmarked by April 10.  
 

  Hall of Georgia Exhibit    
  Posted 3/18/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Hall of Georgia Exhibit contest entries for the 87 Georgia State FFA Convention are due  April 1. Please review the Hall of Georgia Exhibit contest rules for more information . The winning chapter will receive funds to help pay their way to the National Convention this October to represent Georgia in the Hall of States program. If you have questions, you can contact Ben Lastly or Casey Shumate.  
 

  WLC Registration due April 1    
  Posted 3/17/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Georgia FFA WLC bus trip is June 15-21, 2015. The student conference fee is $965 and the advisor fee is $1,055. This fee covers most meals, lodging, conference material, and bus transportation. All WLC registration material is due to the State FFA Office on April 1. Learn more on the WLC page of our website. If you are interested in more information or have any questions, please contact Hope Carter at (706) 552-4457 or hcarter@gaaged.org.   
 

  State Proficiency Award Finalists    
  Posted 3/5/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Congratulations to the 2015 State FFA Proficiency Award finalists. These students will interview at the State FFA Convention on Thursday, April 23, and the state proficiency results will be announced live on stage during the 3rd general session of the 87th Georgia FFA Convention at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 24. An interview schedule will be announced on April 1.  
 

  Registration for 87th Georgia FFA Convention is open    
  Posted 3/5/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The online Registration site for the 87th Georgia FFA Convention is now open. Registration is based on a chapter fee. The registration fee for each chapter is $250. That fee covers all FFA members, advisors & chaperones who attend. The online registration site will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. Once the site closes, the only way to register is onsite at the Convention. All onsite registration will cost $300 per chapter. All registration payment must be postmarked by April 10.  
 

  Washington Leadership Conference Scholarship Deadline Approaching    
  Posted 3/2/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The deadline to submit WLC scholarship applications to your region office is March 10, 2015.  FFA members should submit a copy of the WLC registration form along with their scholarship application. WLC scholarship priority is given to current 10th and 11th grade FFA members. Students who have previously attended WLC are not eligible to receive scholarships. All registration material for WLC is due April 1.  
 

  SLC Registration    
  Posted 3/1/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
  • Registration opens at 7:00 AM on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
    High Attendance Early Registration will be open on Monday, March 2, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This is only open to counties that have at least
  • 60 people registering for a single week.
  • Go to GeorgiaSLC.org and click "Teachers" then click "Register" or scroll down.
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      Deadline extended for State Officer and State FFA Degree applications and Star Batteries    
      Posted 3/1/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
      Due to recent severe weather, the deadline for submitting State Officer applications, State FFA Degree applications and Star Batteries has been extended to Friday, March 6. All applications and Star Batteries need to be completed (including, submitted both hard copy and electronically) and in the appropriate Region office no later than Friday, March 6.  
     

      UGA State CDE Finals T-Shirts    
      Posted 3/1/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
      UGA has teamed up with the State FFA CDE finals held on March 21st to create a UGA/FFA State Finals T-Shirt. T-Shirts are $12 each and only available through pre-order before March 10th. Please pick up and pay for your shirts at the the Four Towers bldg (North Region Office) on 3/21/2015 from 9am-1pm. A school check, personal check, or cash will be required to pick up the shirts. T-Shirt Order Link  
     

      National FFA updates FFA emblem    
      Posted 3/1/2015 by Georgia FFA Association  
      On February 9, 2015, the National FFA Organization revealed the newly-refreshed FFA emblem to be used across all communication platforms. Please view the link for more information. https://www.ffa.org/ffa-brand-center/  
     

     
     
     
     
         
     
       
     
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