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Future Farmers of America was first established in 1928. Since then, the national organization has spread like wildfire. FFA membership today is comprised of 653,359 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 8,568 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S.
FFA originally stood for Future Farmers of America, in 1988 the name was changed to the National FFA Organization, to reflect the growing diversity in the industry of agriculture.
"FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education."