February 20th, 2012 -- FFA Week
This is FFA week, you know Future Farmers of America. This is a week for FFA members to educate the public about Agriculture. Ask most kids where their meat or produce comes from and they will say the grocery store!! While that is true there is obviously a lot more to it than it just showing up at the grocery store! For having so much food available to us we sure do take advantage of where it actually comes from and who actually grows and raises all this food. Maybe this week you can take the time to teach your kids and heck even yourself the importance of our farmers and everything they actually do for the food you love to eat and prepare.
· Future Farmers of America" was founded by a group of young farmers back in 1928. Their mission was to prepare future generations for the challenges of feeding a growing population. They taught us that agriculture is more than planting and harvesting-- it's a science, it's a business and it's an art.
· FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of career pathways.
· So today, we are still the Future Farmers of America. But, we are the Future Biologists, Future Chemists, Future Veterinarians, Future Engineers and Future Entrepreneurs of America, too.
To learn more go to www.ffa.org Wonderful!!!