#AmplifyFFA at the 88th National FFA Convention

Screen-Shot-2015-10-26-at-5.20.39-PMThe 88th National FFA Convention & Expo is in full swing and the streets of Louisville, KY are flooded with corduroy jackets. The theme this year is #Amplify and that is exactly what the FFA members and conference attendees are doing this week from October 27-31st.

Several event highlights included the opening breakfast where former FFA members shared how FFA has helped them and the video tribute to the 85th anniversary of the FFA Creed. On Thursday, Oct. 29, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Hardin gave remarks and four American Star Awards were presented to FFA members who demonstrated outstanding agricultural skills and competencies through completion of a supervised agricultural experience program.

View photos from the 88th Annual FFA National Convention.

National FFA Officers #Amplify FFA
Interview with National FFA President, Andy Paul Interview with National FFA Central Region VP, Kristen Schmidt

Connecting with the Future of Ag
Interview with Mark Lowery, New Holland

The World Series of Agriculture
Interview with Dr. Steve Brown, National FFA Advisor

Tyler Watkins – How Do You #SpeakAg?
Interview with Pennsylvania State VP, Tyler Watkins

Ag Sec. Harden Believes FFA is the Difference
Ag Sec. Harden Presser

There is a Future for Agriculture
Pennsylvania State FFA Secretary Rachel Greig

The FFA Hunger Games
Interview with Michele Sullivan, National FFA Organization

The Blue Corduroy Jacket
Pennsylvania State FFA Sentinel Luke Kerstetter

Leadership from Ourselves
Pennsylvania State FFA Treasurer Elizabeth Winklosky

The Future is Bright for FFA Star Finalists
Star Finalist Benjamin Neindick Star Finalist Rory Tucker Star Finalist Jakob Wilson

American Star Finalist Discusses Program
Interview with Will Woodworth, American Star in Ag Placement Finalist

Merck’s Commitment to Future of Ag
Interview with Jim Miles, Merck Animal Health

Beck’s Teaches Students to Honor American Farmers
Toby Ripberger, Beck's Hyribds

FarmHer, Inspiring Young Women in Ag
Lexi Marek, FarmHer

American Star Finalist Focused on Future
Interview with Dylan Massa, American Star Farmer Finalist

Coverage of the National FFA Convention is sponsored by
Coverage of the National FFA Convention is sponsored by New Holland