Mark Poeschl

“The point of momentum is that you stay in motion. With the ongoing help of donors like you, we intend to continue to up our game so we can make a positive difference in the lives of young people and the world.”

Mark Poeschl
Chief Executive Officer
National FFA Organization
National FFA Foundation
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FFA JACKETS GIFTED

Last year, 66 FFA Alumni and Supporter chapters in 16 states reported donations of more than 44,210 hours of service to FFA chapters across the country. That time is equivalent to $1.12 million.

The 2019 Give FFA Day raised more than $234,000 from 471 contributing donors. This day of giving is celebrated annually with a 24-hour online pep rally for FFA.

Because of donors like you, the Give the Gift of Blue program generated more than $215,000, funding 3,048 jackets and exceeding the goal by more than 500 jackets.

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HOURS OF SERVICE

Last year, 66 FFA Alumni and Supporter chapters in 16 states reported donations of more than 44,210 hours of service to FFA chapters across the country. That time is equivalent to $1.12 million.

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RAISED

The 2019 Give FFA Day raised more than $234,000 from 471 contributing donors. This day of giving is celebrated annually with a 24-hour online pep rally for FFA.

0
FFA JACKETS GIFTED

Because of donors like you, the Give the Gift of Blue program generated more than $215,000, funding 3,048 jackets and exceeding the goal by more than 500 jackets.

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“My life has been forever changed by FFA, and it is thanks to donors like you. Before, I was a very shy and introverted kid. I never thought I would have the skills to lead discussions, present workshops and give speeches inspiring future agricultural leaders.”

– Tyler S., Missouri

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“My life has been forever changed by FFA, and it is thanks to donors like you. Before, I was a very shy and introverted kid. I never thought I would have the skills to lead discussions, present workshops and give speeches inspiring future agricultural leaders.”

– Tyler S., Missouri

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

  • JANUARY

    January Timeline Photo

     

    The International Leadership Seminar for State Officers (ILSSO) develops a global perspective of agriculture, people, and culture in South Africa.

  • FEBRUARY

    FFA launches a two-year celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of female membership.

     

    FFA members celebrate agriculture and leadership during National FFA Week.

     

    Tractor Supply Company (TSC) patrons contribute $954,415 through in-store paper emblem donations. TSC’s Grants for Growing program awards 259 grants, impacting more than 24,000 FFA members.

     

    471 donors generously help raise $230,000 on Give FFA Day.

  • MARCH

    Darling Ingredients signs on as sponsor for supervised agricultural experiences, the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education, career and leadership development events, and scholarships.

     

    Invenergy makes a three-year commitment as a silver sponsor.

  • APRIL

    Cargill and National FFA Sponsors’ Board Chair John Niemann hosts the board and Individual Giving Council in Wichita, Kansas. The group is joined by local civic and business leaders and members of the Cargill Alumni and Supporters chapter.

  • MAY

    May Timeline Photo

     

    More than 70,270 high school senior FFA members become alumni upon graduation.

     

    Culver’s guests support agricultural education on Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day, donating more than $104,000 as part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project, where guests donate $1 to receive a scoop of frozen custard.

     

    National FFA announces the pilot of a new conference series for FFA members passionate about their future careers. #FFANexGen Conferences are the first of their kind and focus on specific career pathways.

  • JUNE

    Washington Leadership Conference celebrates 50 years of exceptional leadership training through this once-in-a-lifetime Washington, D.C., experience.

  • JULY

    July Timeline Photo

     

    National FFA names the 2019 New Century Farmers selected to attend a five-day conference about production agriculture.

  • AUGUST

    Bayer invests in the future of agriculture through a multiyear commitment to 4-H and FFA.

     

    Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch establishes the Washington Conference Endowment.

  • SEPTEMBER

    National FFA announces a record student membership of more than 700,000.

  • OCTOBER

    October Timeline Photo

     

    Cargill invests $2.1 million in FFA to inspire and educate future leaders.

     

    More than 68,400 converge on Indianapolis for the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo.

     

    Microsoft, AgriNovus Indiana and National FFA bring technology to rural America; students attending the National FFA Convention & Expo experience it firsthand.

     

    Corteva Agriscience increases its support of National FFA.

     

    The National FFA Foundation recognizes 75 years of support from Firestone.

     

    The FFA Blue Room hosts 4,732 FFA members during the National FFA Convention & Expo.

     

    National FFA elects the 2019-20 national officer team.

  • NOVEMBER

    Dr. James Woodard is named as Board Chair and National FFA Advisor.

  • DECEMBER

    National FFA awards $71,316 in leadership scholarships to 65 state associations and local FFA Alumni and Supporters associations and local chapters, allowing students to participate in state and national leadership events.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

  • JANUARY

    January Timeline Photo

     

    The International Leadership Seminar for State Officers (ILSSO) develops a global perspective of agriculture, people, and culture in South Africa.

  • FEBRUARY

    FFA launches a two-year celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of female membership.

     

    FFA members celebrate agriculture and leadership during National FFA Week.

     

    Tractor Supply Company (TSC) patrons contribute $954,415 through in-store paper emblem donations. TSC’s Grants for Growing program awards 259 grants, impacting more than 24,000 FFA members.

     

    471 donors generously help raise $230,000 on Give FFA Day.

  • MARCH

    Darling Ingredients signs on as sponsor for supervised agricultural experiences, the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education, career and leadership development events, and scholarships.

     

    Invenergy makes a three-year commitment as a silver sponsor.

  • APRIL

    Cargill and National FFA Sponsors’ Board Chair John Niemann hosts the board and Individual Giving Council in Wichita, Kansas. The group is joined by local civic and business leaders and members of the Cargill Alumni and Supporters chapter.

  • MAY

    May Timeline Photo

     

    More than 70,270 high school senior FFA members become alumni upon graduation.

     

    Culver’s guests support agricultural education on Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day, donating more than $104,000 as part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project, where guests donate $1 to receive a scoop of frozen custard.

     

    National FFA announces the pilot of a new conference series for FFA members passionate about their future careers. #FFANexGen Conferences are the first of their kind and focus on specific career pathways.

  • JUNE

    Washington Leadership Conference celebrates 50 years of exceptional leadership training through this once-in-a-lifetime Washington, D.C., experience.

  • JULY

    July Timeline Photo

     

    National FFA names the 2019 New Century Farmers selected to attend a five-day conference about production agriculture.

  • AUGUST

    Bayer invests in the future of agriculture through a multiyear commitment to 4-H and FFA.

     

    Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch establishes the Washington Conference Endowment.

  • SEPTEMBER

    National FFA announces a record student membership of more than 700,000.

  • OCTOBER

    October Timeline Photo

     

    Cargill invests $2.1 million in FFA to inspire and educate future leaders.

     

    More than 68,400 converge on Indianapolis for the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo.

     

    Microsoft, AgriNovus Indiana and National FFA bring technology to rural America; students attending the National FFA Convention & Expo experience it firsthand.

     

    Corteva Agriscience increases its support of National FFA.

     

    The National FFA Foundation recognizes 75 years of support from Firestone.

     

    The FFA Blue Room hosts 4,732 FFA members during the National FFA Convention & Expo.

     

    National FFA elects the 2019-20 national officer team.

  • NOVEMBER

    Dr. James Woodard is named as Board Chair and National FFA Advisor.

  • DECEMBER

    National FFA awards $71,316 in leadership scholarships to 65 state associations and local FFA Alumni and Supporters associations and local chapters, allowing students to participate in state and national leadership events.

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