National FFA Organization
Hinsdale FFA Chapter, Hinsdale, Mont.

Hinsdale FFA Chapter, Hinsdale, Mont.

January 5, 2016

Hinsdale FFA members Cache Younkin and Casity Boucher explain how an FFA: Food For All grant helped their chapter provide fresh food for the school cafeteria. With the grant money, they bought fruit trees and pumpkin and squash plants for their edible school yard. The chapter also built a root cellar where the harvested fruits and vegetables are stored.

This interview first aired on the January 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

St. Amant FFA Chapter, St. Amant, La.

St. Amant FFA Chapter, St. Amant, La.

January 5, 2016

Members of the St. Amant FFA Chapter in Louisiana talk about their efforts to fight hunger in their community. Megan Bordelon describes the chapter’s backpack program and Tristyn James shares a favorite memory of helping to plant a garden. FFA staff member Stefonie Sebastian explains how FFA: Food For All and Living to Serve grants can be used to fight hunger.

This interview first aired on the January 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Congresswoman from Missouri

Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Congresswoman from Missouri

January 5, 2016

The Living to Serve Network shares this interview with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, who talks about her farming background and her motivation to get involved in public service. Representing Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., she is a member of the House Agriculture Committee. Congresswoman Hartzler says everyone can make an impact through service by seeing a need and filling that need.

This interview aired on the January 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

50th Anniversary of NFA and FFA Merger

50th Anniversary of NFA and FFA Merger

January 5, 2016

At the 2015 National FFA Convention & Expo, two former members of the New Farmers of America – Dr. Connie Baggett and Major General Arnold Fields – participated in a recognition of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 merger of the New Farmers of America and the Future Farmers of America. The National FFA Chorus sang “The NFA Creed Song.”

This interview first aired on the December 26, 2015 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

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