• Smith Hughes Act

    Smith Hughes Act
    Gave vocational agriculture classes to schools
  • FFV

    Virginia Tech teachers and Virginia congressmen meet. Make the Future Farmers of Virginia for boys in the state enrolled in agriculture classes.
  • First National Congress of Vocational Agriculture Students

    First National Congress of Vocational Agriculture Students
    They assembled for a national livestock judging. They were at the American Royal Livestock and Horse Show in Kansas City
  • FFA

    Future Farmers of America is established in Kansas City, Missouri. First national convention is held in Kansas City, there were 33 delegates from 18 states. The states were Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.
  • Official Colors and Award

    Official Colors and Award
    National blue and corn gold are made the official colors of FFA. Carlton Patton is the first Star Farmer of America, one of the first awards made by FFA.
  • Official Dress

    Official Dress
    The blue corduroy jacket is adopted as official dress.
  • New Farmers of America

    New Farmers of America
    Founded in Tuskegee, Alaska. Active members in FFA exceeds 100,000.
  • World War II

    World War II
    FFA conventions were streamlined where only delegates and award winners attended. This is because of the amount of people serving in WWII
  • Raising Money

    Raising Money
    The Future Farmers of America Foundation forms. They raise money for business and other resources used.
  • Charter is Granted

    Charter is Granted
    A bill was passed by the 81st congress. It gave FFA a federal charter that said that an educator may be an FFA advisor.
  • Magazine

    The first National Future Farmer magazine is published
  • Stamp

    The U.S Post Office Department puts out a special stamp to celebrate the 25th anniversary of FFA. Also, Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks at a national FFA convention.

    NFA merges with FFA. This increases the amount of members to 50,000.
  • Membership Opening Farther

    Membership Opening Farther
    FFA starts opening their membership to females. The Washington Conference/ Washington Leadership Conference begins.
  • FFA Alumni

    FFA Alumni
    The FFA Alumni Association is made.
  • President

    There is the first female FFA president
  • President speaks at National Convention

    President speaks at National Convention
    Ronald Reagan was able to speak via a recorded voice message.
  • New President

    New President
    Corey Flournoy is elected as the first African-American president. He was from Illinois
  • National Convention

    National Convention
    National Convention is held in Louisville, Kentucky for the first time. There were 46,918 people in attendance. Michael Van Winkle wins the first National Creed Speaking event.
  • Foreign Speaking President

    Foreign Speaking President
    Javier Moreno from Puerto Rico becomes the first person that has English as their second language.
  • National Convention

    National Convention
    National Convention is held in Indianapolis, Indiana for the first time. FFA announces first $1million contribution from Ford.
  • 40 Years

    40 Years
    FFA celebrates 40 years of woman in the company.
  • Memership

    The student membership hits an all time high. They have 653,359 among 8,568 chapters.