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  Posted 5/23/2022 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  GVATA Summer Conference Registration    
  Posted 5/6/2022 by GVATA  
  GVATA Summer Conference Registration is now open. Please click this link for registration information and details.  Please contact your GVATA Board members with questions.    
 

  Position Announcement: Educational Program Specialist    
  Posted 4/26/2022 by Georgia FFA Camp  
 
The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Educational Program Specialist.  
 
 

  94th Georgia FFA Convention - Livestream    
  Posted 4/26/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
 

We are excited to offer the 94th Georgia FFA State Convention livestream again this year!  

 
 

  Georgia Ag Ed State Staff - Announcement    
  Posted 4/18/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Georgia Agricultural Education Program is seeking qualified candidates for the Position Announcement for Forestry and Natural Resources in the North Region Agricultural Education Office. Please contact Stan Mitchell North Region Agricultural Education Region Director, for more information.  
 

  State Convention Talent Announcement    
  Posted 4/11/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Congratulations to the students who have been selected to perform in the State Convention talent program. Students who were selected to perform have been assigned to perform either in the convention arena or the career show.  Additional information will be sent to the advisors of the talent students later this week.  
 

  State Convention T shirt Orders due Wednesday - April 13    
  Posted 4/11/2022 by Georgia FFA Alumni  
 

StateConvention T-Shirt - $18


To order - CLICK HERE

 
 

  Post-Secondary Scholarship Winners Announced    
  Posted 4/8/2022 by Georgia FFA Foundation  
 
This year, we had over 70 applicants apply for our three post-secondary scholarship opportunities made possible by our generous donors who believe in investing in the future of our Georgia FFA members. The Georgia FFA Foundation is excited to announce the names of 13 members selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. Congratulations to the members selected to receive a scholarship and to all of our 12th grade Georgia FFA members for their accomplishments! 
 
 

  Georgia Ag Ed State Staff - Announcement    
  Posted 4/6/2022 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 
The Georgia Agricultural Education Program is seeking qualified candidates for the Position Announcement for Georgia Ag Ed Urban Suburban specialist. Please contact Christa Steinkamp, Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Director, for more information.

 
 

  Georgia Ag Ed State Staff - Announcement    
  Posted 4/6/2022 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The Georgia Agricultural Education Program is seeking qualified candidates for the Position Announcement for Forestry and Natural Resources in the North Region Agricultural Education Office. Please contact Stan Mitchell, North Region Agricultural Education Region Director, for more information.  
 

  2022 State Star Finalists    
  Posted 3/15/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Congratulations to our 2022 State Star finalists. These students have been chosen due to the outstanding development and growth of their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs. Early next month these Star finalists will be interviewed at their SAE worksite by a panel of judges, and the results will be announced live on stage during the opening session of the 94th Georgia FFA Convention at 7 PM on Thursday, April 28.  
 

  Attention CTAE Directors~Budget Request for Georgia Ag Ed Programs    
  Posted 3/1/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Please click here for FY23 Budget Request instructions (due April 1st).    
 

  Saddle Ridge Elementary Agricultural Education    
  Posted 2/11/2022 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Georgia Department of Agriculture: Avian Influenza    
  Posted 2/1/2022 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

GDA Avian Influenza Information Page

GDA Avian Influenza webinar

 
 

  2022-2023 Georgia Ag Ed Calendar    
  Posted 1/26/2022 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Plans are well under way for the 2022-2023 Georgia Ag Ed Calendar. Be sure to check your region dates as you plan for your upcoming school year.

 

 
 

  Ag Ed Hall of Fame applications due February 1, 2022    
  Posted 1/21/2022 by Georgia FFA Alumni  
  Georgia Ag Ed Hall of Fame Applications are due on February 1, 2022.  The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held during the GA FFA Convention in April.    
 

  2021 Chattooga County YF Ag Highlight    
  Posted 11/18/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Northwest Laurens students get hands-on experience with animals through ag program    
  Posted 9/14/2021 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Brooks County FFA Member Rides His Way into Championship Ring    
  Posted 9/8/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The National FFA Association has released a short video and article about one of Brooks County High School's FFA members! Great job Marco!!
 
 
 

  Horticulture Exhibits at GNF    
  Posted 8/13/2021 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

Entering horticulture projects in the Georgia National Fair is a great way to meet the SAE part of our standards. Each chapter is eligible to enter:

-5 Mini Horticulture Booths (no theme) Click Here for a FREE HORT-BOOTH HOW TO POWERPOINT

-5 Agriscience Research Booths (any topic area not just Horticulture) Booths (no theme)      

-1 chapter Horticulture Booth (Theme- "HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?")

-10 Landscape Drawings  

-5 Live plants             

-5 Premade Flower Arrangements (silk or live)

 
 

  Georgia FFA Convention - Career & Trade Show    
  Posted 4/19/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
  The Georgia FFA Association will host a virtual Career Show as part of the virtual state convention week. The virtual Career Show will open on Monday, April 19, and will feature information about industry, colleges and universities. The virtual Career Show will also feature Sponsor/Industry Meet & Greet sessions each day. FFA chapters are encouraged to utilize class time on April 19-23, to engage with industry representatives and learn more about potential careers in agriculture.
 
 

  It's State Convention Week    
  Posted 4/19/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Be sure to visit our virtual State FFA Convention link to participate in our hybrid event!   
 

  GVATA / NAAE Awards Program Nominations    
  Posted 3/16/2021 by GVATA  
  Each year the GVATA encourages members to nominate their fellow teachers to participate in the GVATA / NAAE Awards Program. You can nominate yourself or others. Nominations are anonymous.  Nominations will close on March 23, 2021.  To better understand the different award areas and see past state and regional winners, please visit the GVATA Awards section of our webpage.  
 

  Position Opening at Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center    
  Posted 3/16/2021 by Georgia FFA Camp  
  The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center is announcing a position opening for Assistant Camp Director in Covington. 
 
Information and instructions to apply can be found here:
 
 

  Attention CTAE Directors~Budget Request for Georgia Ag Ed Programs    
  Posted 2/24/2021 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Please click here for FY22 Budget Request instructions (due April 2nd).    
 

  Westside Elementary Ag shares how they are teaching employability skills & leadership    
  Posted 2/15/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Georgia Ag Ed State Staff - Announcement    
  Posted 2/15/2021 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The Georgia Agricultural Education Program is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Ag Mechanics Area Teacher in the North Region Agricultural Education Office. Please contact Stan Mitchell, North Region Agricultural Education Region Director, for more information.  
 

  "Service is the rent that one pays for living" - Dr. Ira Hicks    
  Posted 2/2/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Service is the rent that one pays for living. That’s a statement that I have made for a number of years and I really believe that a person has the opportunity to serve if he pleases or she pleases. I think if a person doesn’t serve, then that person is behind on his rent to life.” -Dr. Ira Hicks

"Dr. Hicks is considered an iconic figure in the history of Georgia Ag Ed. I appreciate Dr. Hicks' years of contribution to our profession and his passion for Agricultural Education." -Mr. Billy Hughes

 
 

  Georgia Foundation of Agriculture Scholarship application due March 1st    
  Posted 2/1/2021 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The purpose of the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture Scholarship for Agriculture is to assist outstanding high school students who plan to pursue a career focusing on agriculture and who exhibit leadership skills for active involvement in the agriculture sector. The Foundation will award 10 scholarships of $3,000 each. For the first time, the top 3 ranking applicants will be eligible for an additional $1,000 bonus.  
 

  SAE Grant Application Now Open    
  Posted 11/4/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Grants of $1,000 are available to start or expand member SAEs. The SAE Grant application process is now open and closes Nov. 15. Eligible grant applications are scored and the grant recipients will be announced mid-December. Students can access the application through the application center at FFA.org and on the SAE Grant webpage. Please contact Jennifer Preston at jpreston@ffa.org or at 317-452-6013 with any questions.  
 

  National FFA Scholarships    
  Posted 11/4/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The National FFA Scholarship Program application is now open. Scholarships support FFA members who are current Seniors in high school seniors (class of 2021) and who have graduated from high school in 2019 or 2020. Just one application is required for multiple scholarship opportunities totaling close to $2 million dollars. The FFA scholarship application closes on Jan. 14, 2021.  
 

  Follow-up from 93rd National FFA Convention    
  Posted 11/2/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The virtual 93rd National FFA Convention occurred October 27-30. Many of your students and chapters were recognized through the National Chapter Award, Proficiency and Agriscience Fair programs. Georgia had 16 National Winners, an American Star Finalist, 117 American Degree recipients, and the new 2020-2021 National FFA President. Check the National Convention page on the Georgia FFA website for complete press release and results of Georgia’s participation at the National Convention.  
 

  Doster Harper, Newton CCA elected 2020-2021 National FFA President    
  Posted 10/30/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  SAE for All - Emily Baylie, Colorado Ag Ed    
  Posted 10/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  93rd National FFA Convention Virtual    
  Posted 10/27/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Be sure to tune join in on the fun this week during the virtual 93rd National FFA Convention at: https://www.ffa.org/  
 

  2020 Virtual FFA Day at the Fair    
  Posted 10/26/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Peach County FFA virtual interview with Secretary of Agriculture, Mr. Sonny Perdue    
  Posted 10/26/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Virtual Field Trips by Lauren Goble    
  Posted 10/20/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Connecting with Students while Online - Riley Hintzsche    
  Posted 10/19/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  FFA Enrollment & Membership Guide    
  Posted 10/14/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Enrollment deadline is October 15th.  Be sure to check out these helpful documents from the Georgia FFA State Office.  Enrollment & Roster Guide 20-21 and Enrollment & Roster 20-21 Infographic (maybe you want to print off the infographic to keep on your office bulletin board or desk.  Please reach out to the State Office or your Region office if you have any questions or concerns.   
 

  Creating Videos for Teaching Outside the Classroom - Dr. Nick Fuhrman, UGA ALEC    
  Posted 10/7/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

 

Website: https://site.caes.uga.edu/teachag/professional-development/

 
 

  FFA Digital Coupon Fundraiser    
  Posted 10/2/2020 by Georgia FFA Foundation  
   
 

  Using Simulations in the Classroom - Dr. Amber Rice, Univ of Arizona    
  Posted 9/28/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

Video

 Powerpoint

Resources for Simulations

 
 

  National Gold - Digital Coupon Fundraiser    
  Posted 9/25/2020 by Georgia FFA Foundation  
 

Support Georgia FFA

FFA Chapters -have you shared this fundraiser with your chapter?  Students - have you shared this fundraiser with your friends, family & supporters? Supporters - you can purchase the app, just pick your favorite FFA member & Chapter. You will support the local chapter & the Georgia FFA Foundation.  Download the app, just search for National Gold in the App Store. Be sure to enter Chapter_Name_FirstName_LastName. Then start saving using the coupons where ever you go! 

 
 

  TeachAg Talk hosted by Cambridge FFA    
  Posted 9/25/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  ABAC celebrates National Teach Ag Day #teachag    
  Posted 9/19/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Teach Ag at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Elise Zador    
  Posted 9/18/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  GimKit Use in Class - Ms. Jacqueline Cervantes, East Jackson Middle    
  Posted 9/15/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Hand Tools - UCI Media    
  Posted 9/8/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Recruitment and Engagement in Virtual FFA – Josh Bondy, Paris FFA, Missouri    
  Posted 9/8/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

More information at: UGA ALEC Virtual Professional Development Series

 
 

  Ed Tech Tips (various software that can be used in your classrom) – Dr. OP McCubbins, Mississippi State University    
  Posted 9/8/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

More information at: UGA ALEC Virtual Professional Development Series

 
 

  Flipgrid: How To and Intro to SAE – Dr. Catrina Pollard, Eastside High School    
  Posted 9/8/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
 

More information at: UGA ALEC Virtual Professional Development Series

 
 

  Bitmoji Classroom - Jay Borden    
  Posted 9/8/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 

 

More information at: UGA ALEC Virtual Professional Development Series

 
 

  Hillcrest Farms: Take a Trip to the first robotic dairy!    
  Posted 8/31/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Georgia National Fair Entry deadline - September 1st    
  Posted 8/25/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The online entry deadline for the Georgia National Fair Youth Livestock Shows (Market Beef, Breeding Heifer, Market Swine, Breeding Gilt, Breeding Ewe, Commercial Dairy Heifer and Registered Dairy Heifer Shows) is set for midnight on September 1st.  For complete show information please visit the following link:  https://www.georgianationalfair.com/p/livestock/livestock-competitions  
 

  Recommended COVID Protocols for Livestock Shows    
  Posted 8/25/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Please read through the Recommended COVID protocols for Livestock Shows.  This document was developed in a joint effort by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Georgia 4-H and Georgia FFA. This document contains recommendations to help you when planning and conducting livestock shows.   
 

  GYFA Livestock Show    
  Posted 8/6/2020 by Georgia Young Farmers  
 

GYFA Livestock (market lambs, market goats, beef cattle) Show - August 21-22, 2020

Entry Deadline: August 14, 2020

**Everyone attending the GYFA livestock show must complete & sign the GNFA COVID-19 Waiver**

 

 
 

  2020 State Theme Announcement!    
  Posted 7/31/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
 

 2020 State Theme: Rise Above!

Check out the Georgia FFA Brand Center to download logos to use in your Ag Ed program.

 
 

  GVATA YouTube    
  Posted 7/29/2020 by GVATA  
  All GVATA Conference Breakouts are posted on the GVATA YouTube Channel.  
 

  GAC Scholarship Opportunity    
  Posted 7/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Attention current or rising college students - be sure to check out & apply for the Georgia Agribusiness Council scholarship. This scholarship is for current or rising college students who are majoring in an agriculture field. If you have a former FFA member who is about to begin college, or is in the middle of their college experience, please encourage them to apply.  
 

  2020-2021 Georgia Ag Ed State Calendar    
  Posted 7/15/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  GVATA Summer Conference - Ag Ed Update    
  Posted 7/14/2020 by GVATA  
   
 

  GVATA Summer Conference - FFA Update    
  Posted 7/14/2020 by GVATA  
   
 

  GVATA Virtual Professional Learning Registration    
  Posted 6/30/2020 by GVATA  
  Click on links below for each session sign up form. 

Mon., July 13th Tues., July 14th Wed., July 15th Thurs., July 16th
10:00 AM Vet Science N/A Nursery Landscape Middle School Ag
1:00 PM Forest Science Horticulture/Plant Science Basic Ag FFA
4:00 PM Floral Design Ag Mechanics Wildlife Management Animal Science
6:00 PM N/A SAE/Record Keeping
N/A N/A

 
 

  2020 NAAE Region V Award Winners    
  Posted 6/24/2020 by GVATA  
  Congratulations to the National Association of Agricultural Educators Region V Award Winners from Georgia!

Ideas Unlimited- April Tankersley Davis

Outstanding Service Citation-Dr. James Woodard

Outstanding Cooperation- Georgia Forestry Commission

Lifetime Achievement Award- Gary Farmer

 
 

  National FFA Convention Delegate application    
  Posted 6/9/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The Georgia FFA Association is seeking talented FFA members to serve our Association as voting delegates for the 93rd National FFA Convention this October. The application is due to the State FFA Office by July 1. The application is also online in the Application portion of the Georgia FFA website. If you have some outstanding FFA members who are rising seniors (class of 2021) or recent graduates (class of 2020), please encourage them to apply.  
 

  June is Dairy Month: Illustrator Ward Jenkins reads his book "Tales of the Dairy Godmother: Chuck's Ice Cream Wish"    
  Posted 6/3/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Session Five | 92nd Georgia FFA Convention    
  Posted 6/2/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Session Four | 92nd Georgia FFA Convention    
  Posted 6/2/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Erik Robinson | Retiring Address | Fear No More    
  Posted 6/2/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Noel Plunkett | Retiring Address | What We're Given    
  Posted 5/29/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Congratulations Emma Long, Pickens County - 2020-2021 State FFA President    
  Posted 5/29/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
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  Session Three | 92nd Georgia FFA State Convention    
  Posted 5/29/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Ivey Cook | Retiring Address | Face The Giants    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Session Two | 92nd Georgia FFA State Convention    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Retiring Address | Lizzy Parks | A Sense of Purpose    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  State Officer Elections    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
 

 

Congratulations to the first six 2020-2021 Georgia FFA State Officers! 

North Region: Emma Long, Pickens County & Hope Tompkins, Franklin County

Central Region: Kaytlyn Davis, South Effingham & Sarah Harper, Locust Grove

South Region: Ethan Hyers, Bacon County & Colton Peacock, Long County

 
 

  Georgia FFA Virtual Talent Competition - vote on Facebook    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
 
Thanks for tuning in to the first ever Georgia FFA Virtual Talent Competition! Voting is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The video with the most likes in each bracket will advance to the Finals on Friday, May 29.
 
 

  Session One | 92nd Georgia FFA State Convention    
  Posted 5/28/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  State Officer Elections    
  Posted 5/27/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  Click HERE to meet the 12 Candidates who advanced through the State Officer Candidate Nominating Committee. 

Click HERE to view the campaign speeches for the 12 State Officer Candidate finalists.
These candidates will be voted on by delegates during the Georgia FFA virtual convention using the online voting agenda listed below.
 
 

  Retiring Address | Kylie Whitworth | The Comeback    
  Posted 5/27/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Mattie Anne Davis | Retiring Address | Look on the Brightside    
  Posted 5/27/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Kirk Beacham | Retiring Address | Don't Look Back    
  Posted 5/27/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Spen Oliver | Retiring Address | Move to Life    
  Posted 5/26/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  2020 Georgia FFA Nominating Committee Report    
  Posted 5/19/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  The state officer candidate nominating committee process was held Saturday, May 16 via online interview process.  Congratulations to the students who have been identified by the nominating committee to be voted on by the delegates through the online voting process on May 28-29.  Be sure to check the online voting schedule. More information about chapter delegate login will be send to advisors.  Congratulations to these students who have set the goal to serve our Association.  
 

  River Birch    
  Posted 5/19/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  American Sycamore    
  Posted 5/15/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  American Degree applications due May 15    
  Posted 5/12/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  We are very close to meeting our goal of 200 American Degree applications! Check your FFA Advisor on completing your application.   
 

  Allegheny Chinkapin    
  Posted 5/12/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Poison Sumac    
  Posted 5/12/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  2020-2021 State Show Rulebook, Changes & Ear Tag Form Posted    
  Posted 5/7/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
  2020-2021 State Show Rulebook, Approved Changes for 2020-2021 and Ear Tag Order Form have been posted to the Georgia Junior National Livestock Show page for these documents.    
 

  2020 FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadershiop Camp - CANCELLED    
  Posted 5/7/2020 by Georgia FFA Camp  
 
2020 FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp has been officially cancelled. We will be working to provide some resources to stay connected with you and your students this summer and during the school year. If you sent a deposit for SLC and have not already received a refund we will be contacting you soon to set up your refund.
 
 

  Red & White Mulberry    
  Posted 5/5/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Save the Date - GVATA (VIRTUAL) Summer Conference    
  Posted 5/5/2020 by GVATA  
  Registration for the GVATA Summer Conference is now open.  The GVATA Board has decided to conduct a virtual summer conference due to COVID-19.  The conference will take place July 13–16th.  We want to keep all of our members safe and understand that there will be some school systems that may prohibit travel this summer.  Please check the GVATA Conference webpage for registration link & more information.   
 

  Pecan    
  Posted 4/28/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Winged Sumac    
  Posted 4/28/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  2020 Georgia FFA VIRTUAL Convention    
  Posted 4/24/2020 by Georgia FFA Association  
   
 

  Types of Broadleaf leaves - Mr. Shawn Collins, South Region Area Forestry Teacher    
  Posted 4/23/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Making a mixed planter stand - Justin Sealy, Pelham High FFA    
  Posted 4/22/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Slash Pine    
  Posted 4/20/2020 by Georgia Ag Ed