History of the FFA

  • Smith-Hughes Act passed

    Smith-Hughes Act passed
    created funding for ag teachings in high schools
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    The History of the FFA

  • Virginia becomes first state

    Virginia becomes first state
    Futures Farmers clubs for boys are started
  • FFA becomes national organization

    FFA becomes national organization
  • NFA is formed for black students in South

  • FFA is chartered

    Fed. gov. charters FFA under Public Law 740
  • FFA and NFA merge

  • female members allowed

    women are allowed to join the FFA for the first time
  • Name change

    Name changed to National FFA organization because of growing diversity in agriculture
  • National Convention relocates changes

    National Convention relocates from Indianapolis to Louisville, Kentucky