Kansas FFA Association

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SureFire Ag Systems to recognize Kansas FFA Members During Big XII Football Season

October 21, 2014

Eight FFA members will be recognized for entrepreneurial spirit during K-State football games.  SureFire Ag Systems today announced names of Kansas FFA members who will be featured on-air for their dedication and vision to agri-entrepreneurship. “SureFire Ag was born out of entrepreneurial spirit seven years read more »

Beef Cattle Institute and Kansas Beef Council To Host Free BQA Training Sessions

October 8, 2014

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification training sessions focusing on beef cattle care and health to be held in Kansas.    The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host four advanced beef cattle care and health training read more »

NFFA Alumni opportunity to win a Yamaha Viking

August 11, 2014

The National FFA Alumni is using the sweepstakes as an opportunity to develop their growing network of members and advocates for agricultural education through the Ag Career Network. Hope you take advantage of this opportunity. https://www.ffa.org/yamaha/yamaha.html   read more »

Announcing the 2014 Chevron Delo Tractor Restoration Competition

June 5, 2014

Chevron is pleased to announce its 2014 Delo Tractor Restoration Competition is open. Teams can find all the competition details at www.DeloTractorRestorationCompetition.com.  Twelve finalists teams will be selected to compete for over $20,000 in prizes when they present their restoration project to a panel of read more »

SCCL Registration Open

April 21, 2014

The 201 4  State Conference for Chapter Leaders (SCCL) Registration is now available. Registration is to be completed online by May 20 to avoid paying a late fee. This year's SCCL will again be held at Rock Springs Ranch on Monday, June 30 - Wednesday, July read more »

2014 National FFA Band, Chorus and Talent Applications

April 16, 2014

In order to apply for each musical group, members will need to fill out an online application, submit an audition video and pay a $25 application fee. Applications are due Thursday, July 10, 2014. This deadline is an update from the state staff calendar that read more »

2014 Annual Report

April 10, 2014

Annual Report for completion PDF Document ONLY for collecting data The 2014 version of the Annual Report is ready. The accuracy of the data collected is important for the State FFA Office to complete the Annual Report submitted on behalf of the State Association to read more »

Mid-America Grassland Evaluation Contest

April 10, 2014

The 2014 contest is scheduled for June 3-4, and will be held in Springfield, MO. The first Mid-America Contest was held in 2000 in Cape Girardeau, MO. Since that time the contest has grown and the 2013 contest had 25 teams participating from AR, OH, read more »

Leadership CDE's at State Convention

April 7, 2014

All leadership CDE participants & teams are  REQUIRED  to register electronically, this includes the following events -- Ag Issues, Creed, Prepared, Extemporaneous, Job Interview, Leadership Quiz Bowl, Parlimentary Procedure and Ritual Presentation. The deadline for registration is  April 23rd . Please use the following site to read more »

Growing Green: Sustainable Gardening Camp Facilitator Workshop July 24 at Rock Springs

April 1, 2014

A unique professional development experience for K-12 educators, pre-service education majors, K-State Research and Extension Staff or informal educators - Participants will receive 1 day of training and then serve as activity leaders for the Sustainable Gardening Camp for 12-14 year olds. Gain strategies, resources, read more »

Rock Springs 4-H Center Growing Green Sustainable Gardening Camp July 25-27

April 1, 2014

Explore nature, learn where food comes from, and develop an appreciation for the environment.  This two night camp for 12, 13 and 14 year olds will benefit gardeners of all abilities.  Have insects invaded your squash plants?  Learn how to attract beneficial insects to your read more »

Rock Springs 4-H Center  Science and Civics Camp  July 1-3, 2014

April 1, 2014

What happens when wildlife and people share a habitat?  This camp for 15-17 year olds will explore the impact of human activities on habitats, environmental legislation, habitat exploration and designing, implementing and communicating environmental service projects. Campers will explore habitats with aerial photography by using read more »

KSF & KJLS Rule Changes and EID Tags

March 27, 2014

There are now Beef Tagging Tips and Small Animal Tagging Tips in attempt to decrease the amount lost ear tags we have throughout the spring and summer months. Also, we have provided weigh-in cards for you all to use if you wish for each species. read more »

14-15 Tentative State FFA Calendar

March 7, 2014

Tentative Calendar The State FFA Office has developed a preliminary calendar from which you can work in planning your activities for the upcoming school year.  Hopefully, our calendar will reflect the dates that you can schedule around.  If you have dates, which you want on read more »

2014 Kansas WLC Group Announcement

February 1, 2014

Kansas Group WLC Intent to Travel There is enough interest for taking a group back to Washington, D.C. to this conference - June 10-15, 2014. We are in the process of confirming air travel and the amount of the ticket should not exceed $475 from read more »