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1 FFA History Submitted by Jennifer Waters and used in cooperation with the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. The materials that appear in this document may be freely reproduced for educational/training activities. There is no requirement to obtain special permission for such uses. We do, however, ask that the following statement appear on all reproductions: FFA HISTORY, BY JENNIFER WATERS Materials produced for classroom use in conjunction with permission from the University of Illinois Agricultural Education Program. This permission statement is limited to the reproduction of material for educational/training events. Systematic or large- scale reproduction or distribution (more than one hundred copies per year) or inclusion of items in publications for sale may be done only with prior written permission. Also, reproduction on computer disk or by any other electronic means requires prior written permission. Contact the University of Illinois Agricultural Education Program to obtain special permission. The University of Illinois and its affiliated entities, in addition to the individual submitting the materials, assumes no liability to original work or activities therein.

2 FFA History What do you know? Name What do you know about FFA? Test your knowledge of the A-C Central, local and National FFA Organization. See if you and your partner can properly match up the information below to the correct answer. a. Kansas City b. 33 c d e f. National FFA Organization g. 14 h. 507,753 i. National Blue j The number of members of the National FFA Organization. 2. The year that girls were allowed to join the National FFA Organization. 3. The other official color of the FFA other than Corn Gold. 4. The year FFA jackets were adopted as the official dress. 5. Where the Future Farmers of America started in The name that the Future Farmers of America adopted in The year the New Farmers of America joined the Future Famers of America. 8. Number of members from A-C Central who have their American FFA Degree. 9. The section number we are part of. There are 25 in the state. 10. The original number of members at the first convention who started the organization. 11. Who is the A-C Central FFA Chapter President? a. Parrish Smith b. Nathan Mahoney c. Jim Craft d. Henry Groseclose 12. What degree is highest presented to the members in Illinois by the state? a. Greenhand b. Chapter c. State d. American

3 13. Who is the Father of the FFA? a. Mr. Rahe b. Jim Craft c. Henry Groseclose d. Jim Carter 14. What past President of the United States represents the Treasurer s Station? a. Jimmy Carter b. George Washington c. George Bush d. George Michael 15. What officer station is represented by the ear of corn? a. President b. Secretary c. Reporter d. Sentinel 16. Name two degrees you can receive in FFA? a. b. 17. What color is the Greenhand Pin? a. Blue b. Gold c. Yellow d. Bronze 18. What is the Highest Degree you can receive in FFA? a. Greenhand b. State c. Chapter d. American 19. What does the plow represent on the FFA emblem? 20. Name three Career Development Events. a. b. c.

4 FFA History What do you know? Name KEY What do you know about FFA? Test your knowledge of the A-C Central, local and National FFA Organization. See if you and your partner can properly match up the information below to the correct answer. a. Kansas City b. 33 c d e f. National FFA Organization g. 14 h. 523,309 i. National Blue j. 12 h. 523, The number of members of the National FFA Organization. c The year that girls were allowed to join the National FFA Organization. i. National Blue 3. The other official color of the FFA other than Corn Gold. e The year FFA jackets were adopted as the official dress. a. Kansas City 5. Where the Future Farmers of America started in f. National FFA Organization 6. The name that the Future Farmers of America adopted in d The year the New Farmers of America joined the Future Famers of America. j Number of members from A-C Central who have their American FFA Degree. g The section number we are part of. There are 25 in the state. b The original number of members at the first convention who started the organization. 21. Who is the A-C Central FFA Chapter President? a. Parrish Smith b. Nathan Mahoney c. Jim Craft d. Henry Groseclose 22. What degree is highest presented to the members in Illinois by the state? a. Greenhand b. Chapter c. State d. American

5 23. Who is the Father of the FFA? a. Mr. Waters b. Jim Craft c. Henry Groseclose d. Jim Carter 24. What past President of the United States represents the Treasurer s Station? b. Jimmy Carter b. George Washington c. George Bush d. George Michael 25. What officer station is represented by the ear of corn? a. President b. Secretary c. Reporter d. Sentinel 26. Name two degrees you can receive in FFA? Greenhand, Chapter, State, American 27. What color is the Greenhand Pin? a. Blue b. Gold c. Yellow d. Bronze 28. What is the Highest Degree you can receive in FFA? a. Greenhand b. State c. Chapter d. American 29. What does the plow represent on the FFA emblem? Labor 30. Name three Career Development Events. Soils, Public Speaking, Livestock, Horticulture, Food Science, Dairy Products, Dairy Cows, Ag Mechanics, Horse Judging, Poultry Judging

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