The Nebraska FFA Association was the sixth state chartered by the National FFA Organization in 1928. The Association has a current membership of over 7,100 members in 157 chapters. Nebraska FFA members are enrolled in agricultural education courses, conduct a Supervised Agricultural Experience Program and can participate in a variety of FFA competitions and activities.
Nebraska FFA Association is led by the state officer team - seven students who are freshman & sophomores in college serving as president, secretary and five vice presidents. In addition, adult guidance and leadership is provided by the state Executive Director and Agricultural Education Director.
This is a very exciting time for Nebraska FFA. The Association is experiencing growth, new opportunities for its members and increasing support from the community, business and industry and former members. The annual State FFA Convention is held each spring in conjunction with the State Career Development Events. Over 3,500 FFA members attend the convention each year. Over 4,000 members, advisors, parents and guests participating in convention activities including sessions, workshops, Career Fair, leadership academy, interviews and Leadership Skills Events.
Nebraska FFA provides leadership development opportunities for members. These include: COLT Conference (Chapter Officer Leadership Training), EDGE Workshops, State Officer Chapter Visits, Activate Conference and Leverage Conference. Leadership workshops, sessions and academies are also offered during State FFA Convention.
There is a place for you in agriculture and Nebraska FFA! Todayís agriculture education students will be the leaders and innovators of the futureóresponsible for ensuring a safe and stable food and fiber supply for the growing world.
Nebraska FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
The Nebraska FFA Association is financially supported through the Nebraska Center for Student Leadership at the Nebraska Department of Education. Support for programs is partially provided through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, administered through the Nebraska Department of Education. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the United States Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. It is the policy of the Nebraska Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, age or national origin in its education programs, administration, policies, employment or other agency programs.