FFA By bwiggs Jan 27, 1917 Smith Hughes Act Smith Hughes act established vocational agriculture in high school./ Jan 27, 1920 Virginia Virginia was the first state to have future farmers clubs in the 1920s for boys. Jan 27, 1928 National Organization FFA became national organization, teachers guided the setablishment. Jan 27, 1935 NFA was formed NFA was formed (New farmes of Americs) for black students Jan 27, 1950 1950 FFA became one of few student organizations to recieve a federal charter from congress. Jan 27, 1965 NFA and FFA merge NFA and FFA merge Jan 27, 1969 Females Added Females were allowed to join the FFA Jan 27, 1988 Name Changed Name cahnged from FFA organization to the growing diversity in the agriculture industry. Jan 27, 2012 2012 National convention complete 7 year run in indianapolas, and returns to Louisville Kuntucky in 2013 for 3 years.