News & Updates

17 Nov

Horse Judging and Veterinary Science CDE Results

The State FFA Horse Judging and Veterinary Science Career Development Events were held November 16 at Murray State University.  A record 37 Horse Judging teams and 35 Veterinary Science teams participated.  Thanks to the MSU Hutson School of Agriculture for coordinating and hosting these events. In Horse Judging the top three teams were: 3rd- Muhlenberg

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09 Nov

Livestock Grant Applications Now Available

Applications for the Kentucky FFA Livestock Grant program are due December 1, 2016.  Applications must be postmarked by December 1 or emailed to matt.chaliff@education.ky.gov by December 1. The Livestock Grant Program provides funds to help underclassmen purchase an animal to start or expand their SAE Program.  The program is open to any freshman or sophomore

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03 Nov

Land Judging CDE Results

The State Land Judging CDE was held at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center on November 3. The top teams were: 1st Place- Jackson County 2nd Place- Adair County 3rd Place- Cumberland County 4th Place- Caldwell County 5th Place- Spencer County   The high individuals were: 1st- Bailey Willis- Cumberland County 2nd- Benji Kilgore- Caldwell

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27 Oct

212 Leadership Conference Scheduled for January 27-28

The 212 Leadership Conference will be held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond on January 27-28. The conference is designed for 9th-10th grade students.  It is recommended that a student only attend the 212° Conference once, because the content is similar from year to year.  Each participant will be provided with notebook, contents, and pens

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24 Oct

National FFA Convention Results

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 89th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 19-22 in Indianapolis.  Over 64,000 FFA members, advisors, and guests attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Spencer County FFA won the Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event.  Members of the Dairy

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13 Oct

Kentucky Ag Council to Host Beginning Farmer Summit

On November 11, 2016 the Kentucky Agricultural Council along with several other groups will host the first ever Kentucky-Tennessee Beginning Farmers Summit.  The Summit will be held in Louisville in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition. Click here for complete information.

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07 Sep

Entrepreneurship Event Guidelines

The KACTE Entrepreneurship Event is a great opportunity for you to earn some extra money for your SAE program.  Entries in the contest take the form of a 4-6 minute online video about your plan to start or expand an entrepreneurial business and the submission of a one page executive summary. Prizes are as follows:

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19 Aug

Kentucky State Fair Results

FFA Contests were held at the Kentucky State Fair on August 18-19, 2016.  Click here to view placings for Career Development Events and exhibits. CDE Results are below: Agriculture Mechanics CDE Agronomy CDE Dairy Evaluation CDE Floriculture CDE Livestock Evaluation CDE Meats Evaluation CDE Nursery CDE Seed Identification Small Power Equipment Welding

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11 Aug

National Finalists From Kentucky Named

Kentucky was well represented in National FFA Paperwork Judging which was completed in July.  This year our Association had one National Star finalist, six national Proficiency finalists, ten Agriscience Fair finalists, and two finalists for National Chapter Awards. Terry Napier of Madison Southern FFA was named as one of four finalists for the American Star in

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