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Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 30, 2017

Event Reminder: 2017 Award Application Judging

Mar 30, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - We are still looking for additional participants for this year's award application review process. Any current or past agriculture teachers, CTE directors, alumni members and industry professionals are welcome to apply.  Please feel free to share this email with anyone who you think may be interested in participating. Florida FFA is seeking thirty (30) teachers, administrators, and industry professionals to participate in the judging process for the Agricultural Proficiency Award ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 30, 2017

CORRECTION: Orange County Practice Vegetable Evaluation CDE

Mar 30, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, Event registration for the Orange County Practice Vegetable CDE has previously closed.  This message is meant as a reminder for those teams who have registered.  As an FFA competition, we do expect students to compete wearing official FFA attire; outdoor official dress as per the requirements for the Florida FFA Association Vegetable Evaluation CDE. Date: Friday March 31st Location: Orange County Extension Office - 6021 S Conway Rd, Orlando, FL 32812 Registration: 8:00am For qu...


Kevin Kent
Mar 30, 2017

Event Information - FFA Capitol Day

Mar 30, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Registration and details are now available for this year's FFA Capitol Day.  This event is limited to four students per chapter. There is a $10 registration fee per student.  The fee includes an event t-shirt.  The group session will be held in the Cabinet Meeting Room. Public parking is available at the Kleman Parking Plaza downtown. Please begin your efforts now to schedule visits with your legislators. Because of the lateness of this date, these visits will only be of educational value fo...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 29, 2017

Event Information: 2017 Agriculture Education CDE

Mar 29, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, The final information for the 2017 Ag Ed CDE Preliminary is now available.  Please see the attached event overview for details. Lesson Plan Submission Lesson plans are to be submitted electronically to the FL FFA State Office by April 1st (April 8 – grace period); and will also serve as the participant’s registration.  The link for electronic submission is available on the competitive events page of FLAFFA.org.  The lesson plan template can also be found there, as well. Focu...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 28, 2017

Event Results: 2017 Ag Communications CDE Preliminary

Mar 28, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 Agricultural Communications CDE Preliminary.  The top five (5) teams will advance to the state finals on April 21st. Scores are not included for teams who took the preliminary exam and who DID NOT submit a media plan. Specific event information about the state finals will be available in the coming days.  As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing.  It is the respons...


Kevin Kent
Mar 28, 2017

Updated Calendar of Events

Mar 28, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Advisors - the Florida FFA Calendar has been updated with a number of changes.  Each of these changes have been marked in red in the .PDF and highlighted below.  Additional information for these events will be made available as soon as they are available. State Tractor Operations CDE - date and location change State Agricultural Mechanics CDE - location change FFA Capitol Day - date updated Conduct of Chapter Meetings LDE Preliminary - date added Foundation Summer Camp - dates updated ...


Kevin Kent
Mar 28, 2017

AEST Industry Certification Exams - Important Details & Updates

Mar 28, 2017 by Kevin Kent

As the beginning of April and the peak of industry certification testing season approaches, we are excited to share some very important and significant updates regarding AEST and industry certifications. Yes, this is a lengthy email. There are some very important details in here. It is highly encouraged that you find time to review this message in its entirety and also share it with those involved in certification exam testing at your school. Exams Offered and Minimum Passing Scores AEST i...


Kevin Kent
Mar 28, 2017

#TuesdayTeacherTalk - March 28, 2017

Mar 28, 2017 by Kevin Kent

FFA Capitol Day FFA Capitol Day has been scheduled for May 1, 2017. Registration and more detailed information will be available later this week.  Please begin your efforts now to schedule visits with your legislators. Because of the lateness of this date, these visits will only be of educational value for your students and not intended to discuss the Next Generation Agricultural Education bills or the Specialty License Plate legislation. Contact your legislator NOW to talk about these effor...


Erin Walker
Mar 27, 2017

Event Registration: Ag. Sales, Ag Business & Vegetable CDEs

Mar 27, 2017 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for Ag Sales, Ag Business and Vegetable CDEs at the University of Florida on April 21st, are now open on the Event Registration (flaffa.org) page.   HS Ag Sales CDE - Registration closes on April 7th, 2017 at 5:00 PM  To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2017_agsales HS Ag Business Management CDE - Registration closes on April 7th, 2017 at 5:00 PM  To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2017_farmbusiness ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 27, 2017

Event Reminder: 2017 Meats CDE

Mar 27, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Online Registration for the 2017 Florida FFA State Meats Career Development Event (CDE) will will close on April 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM. A list of currently registered teams can be found below. Once the registration system closes, no further registrations will be accommodated.  Please keep in mind that online registration is required and will only be made available to those chapters who have submitted the membership information, dues and Quality Chapter Plan.  If your chapter is n...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 27, 2017

Event Reminder: 2017 Poultry Evaluation CDE 

Mar 27, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Online registration for the 2017 Florida FFA State Poultry Career Development Event (CDE) will close today (March 27th) at 5 PM. A list currently registered teams can be found below.   Once the registration system closes, no further registrations will be accommodated.  Please keep in mind that online registration is required and will only be made available to those chapters who have submitted the membership information, dues and Quality Chapter Plan.  If your chapter is not li...


Kevin Kent
Mar 27, 2017

Advertisement - Vermillion Farms

Mar 27, 2017 by Kevin Kent


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 23, 2017

2017 Award Application Judging

Mar 23, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is seeking thirty (30) teachers, administrators, and industry professionals to participate in the judging process for the Agricultural Proficiency Award program and the National Chapter Award program.  As you know, proficiency awards recognize outstanding student achievement in their supervised agricultural experience programs.  These programs range from production agriculture to research and development and many diverse areas in between that lead to productive careers in agricult...


Kevin Kent
Mar 23, 2017

Event Results - 2017 Land Evaluation CDE

Mar 23, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 Land Evaluation CDE.  A special thank you goes to Dr. Rex Ellis, CDE superintendent, and the Hillsborough Soil & Water Conservation District for hosting the event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to request and review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA Executive Secretary in writing for ne...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 23, 2017

Action Needed: House Bill Filed That Would Eliminate the Agricultural Education (FFA) License Plate

Mar 23, 2017 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors and supporters – we need your help! As you know, we are very fortunate to have the support of the Agricultural Education (FFA) speciality license plate program.  Over the past 10+ years, over $275,000 has been generated through this program to support agriculture students and teachers in our state.  While this is great success, the potential is there for an even greater return - but only with your help. As you might know, we are required by law, to sell a minimum of 1,000 p...