FFA history. AgriScience

  • Smith Hughes

    Smith Hughes
    Smith-Hughes act established funding for vocational agriculture in high school.
  • Virginia

    Virginia was the first states to have Future Farmers club for boys.
  • National Organization

    National Organization
    FFA became a national organization. A network teachers guided the establishment of FFA as a team effort to establish a club for boys with similar farm interest.
  • NFA

    NFA was formed (New farmers of America) for black students.
  • Public Law 740

    Public Law 740
    FFA became one of few student organizations to receieve a federal Charter for congress.
  • Merge

    FFA and NFA merge.
  • Females

    Females were allowed in FFA for the first time.
  • Name Change

    Name Change
    Name change from Future Farmers of America to National FFA organization to reflect the growing diversity in the agriculture industry.
  • 7 year run

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