National FFA Organization
FORMER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: JILL CASTEN, Quenemo, Kan. (hometown)

FORMER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: JILL CASTEN, Quenemo, Kan. (hometown)

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the April 6, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. Jill Casten was a member of the Marais Des Cygnes Valley FFA Chapter in eastern Kansas and state FFA reporter (1998-99). Now the director of training and development at the American Farm Bureau Federation, she talks about some current issues in agriculture.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: ROCKIE ERNST, Wiggins FFA Chapter, Wiggins, Colo.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: ROCKIE ERNST, Wiggins FFA Chapter, Wiggins, Colo.

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the April 6, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. Rockie Ernst is the FFA advisor at the Wiggins FFA Chapter in Wiggins, Colo. He received an Honorary American FFA Degree‒Teacher at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo.

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Madisonville FFA Chapter, Madisonville, Texas

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Madisonville FFA Chapter, Madisonville, Texas

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the April 6, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. Two teams from the Madisonville FFA Chapter in Madisonville, Texas, were winners of 2013 National FFA Career Development Events. Members of the top-placing Agricultural Issues Forum CDE team are Bethany Baker, Adrianna Culbreth, Karleigh Howeth, Johnna Johnson, Benjamin Schexnayder and Hannah Shirley. Members of the top-placing Marketing Plan CDE team are Hannah Cole, Cody Culp and Tommy Ozio.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: NATASHA MORTENSEN, Morris FFA Chapter, Morris, Minn.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: NATASHA MORTENSEN, Morris FFA Chapter, Morris, Minn.

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the March 29, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. Natasha Mortensen is the FFA advisor at the Morris FFA Chapter in Morris, Minn. She shares some of her favorite memories as an FFA advisor and talks about the Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum that she helped write and develop.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: NATASHA MORTENSEN, Morris FFA Chapter, Morris, Minn.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: NATASHA MORTENSEN, Morris FFA Chapter, Morris, Minn.

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the March 29, 2014 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. Natasha Mortensen is the FFA advisor at the Morris FFA Chapter in Morris, Minn. She shares some of her favorite memories as an FFA advisor and talks about the Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum that she helped write and develop.

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Southern Alamance FFA Chapter, Graham, N.C.

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Southern Alamance FFA Chapter, Graham, N.C.

April 14, 2014

This interview first aired on the March 29, 2014 "FFA Today" show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80. The winning team in the 2013 National FFA Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event is from the Southern Alamance FFA Chapter in Graham, N.C. Team members are Austin Greeson, Drew Hanford, D.J. Johnson and Blake Oakley.

FFA SPOTLIGHT: “We Are FFA”

FFA SPOTLIGHT: “We Are FFA”

April 1, 2014

Kris Elliott and Chaney Mosley talk about the FFA  initiative "We Are FFA." They explain that diversity is more than race and ethnicity; it involves developing self-awareness, understanding stereotypes and working toward inclusion for all.

This interview first aired on the Nov. 16, 2013 "FFA Today" show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.
ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: Michael Haynes, Manning FFA Chapter, Manning, S.C.

ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT: Michael Haynes, Manning FFA Chapter, Manning, S.C.

April 1, 2014

Manning FFA members Trevon Andrews and Tyquan Davis created this tribute to their FFA advisor, who they affectionately call "Coach Haynes." They share personal stories about their relationship with Mr. Haynes and explain why they hold him in such high regard.

This tribute first aired on the March 22, 2014 "FFA Today" show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.
FORMER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Beau Williamson, Clovis, Calif. (hometown)

FORMER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Beau Williamson, Clovis, Calif. (hometown)

April 1, 2014

Former national FFA president (2006-07) Beau Williamson looks back on his FFA experiences. encourages current FFA members to "Go all in!" and take advantage of the opportunities offered by FFA. Beau is now back home in California, working for Elanco Animal Health’s Dairy Business Unit.

This interview first aired on the March 22, 2014 "FFA Today" show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.
CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Garber FFA Chapter, Garber, Okla

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: Garber FFA Chapter, Garber, Okla

April 1, 2014

Tyler Schnaithman is the winner of the 2013 National FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. He is a member of the Garber FFA Chapter in Garber, Okla, featured in this episode.

This interview first aired on the March 22, 2014 "FFA Today" show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.
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