• Smith-Hughes Act

    Smith-Hughes Act established funds for vocational agricultural in high school.
  • First state to have FFA

    Virginia was the first state to have a Future Farmers club for boys.
  • FFA became a national organization

    A network of teachers guided the establishment of FFA as a team effort to establish a club for boys with similar farm interests.
  • FFA Creed

    The official FFA Creed, written by E.M. Tiffany, was adopted.
  • NFA for Blacks

    NFA formed for black students with agricultural interests.
  • New Land

    28.5 acres of land purchased near Alexandria, Va., for the first FFA-owned national headquarters; the land was part of George Washington’s estate.
  • Nationalization

    FFA was in every state in America
  • FFA recieved federal charter

    FFA became one of a few student organizations to recieve a federal charter from congress - Public Law 740
  • Merger

    FFA and NFA merged
  • Girls Can Join

    Girls were allowed to join FFA for the first time

    National FFA Alumni Association was founded
  • Jan Ebertly

    First female national president of the FFA
  • First Award

    The first Agriscience teacher of the year award was given
  • Name Change

    Name changed from Future Farmers of America to the National FFA Organization in order to reflect the growing diversity in the agriculture industry.
  • Corey Flournoy

    Corey Flournoy was the first African American National President
  • National Convention

    National Convention completes 7 year run in Indianapolis and returns to Louisville, Kentucky in 2013 for 3 years.