About Us

Year Founded: 1928

The letters "FFA" stand for Future Farmers of America; however, in 1988 the official name of the organization was changed from "Future Farmers of America" to "The National FFA Organization" to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture.

2017 FFA Membership: 653,359. Members represent all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

FFA Mission: The National FFA Organization 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.

Number of Chapters: 8,568 in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Scholarships: National FFA awards over $2 Million in annual scholarships.

Funding: FFA programs are funded through sponsorships and private donations at the local, state and national level.

FFA is the largest student organization in the world!!!