Another Successful National FFA Convention Wraps Up

More than 56-thousand FFA members from across the country traveled to Indianapolis last week for the 85th National FFA Convention and Expo. Last year – just more than 53-thousand students attended the convention – and this year’s number is a record for FFA. During the convention – members chose six of their peers to be the 2012-2013 National FFA Officers. University of Florida at Gainesville student Clay Sapp was elected President and says it will be his mission to activate change and growth in the organization. Sapp says he plans to develop strong relationships, be a champion of FFA and agricultural education and seek new ways to strengthen student experiences within FFA. The other officers include Georgia’s Kalie Hall as Secretary, Kentucky’s Joenelle Futrell as Eastern Region Vice President, California’s Lindsey Anderson as Western Region Vice President, Nebraska’s Brennan Costello as Central Region Vice President and Wiley Bailey as Southern Region Vice President. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.