Montana Student Advances as National Proficiency Finalist

National FFA announced the award winners and finalists for the Agriscience Fair, Agricultural Proficiency Awards, and National Chapter awards in early August, and it was no surprise to see Montana FFA names and chapters throughout the lists of outstanding leaders in our organization. As these finalists and award winners prepare for National FFA Convention & … Read more

Emerge Education Project Transforms Student Learning

The Emerge Education Project supports work-based learning and skill development of our emerging FFA leaders to enhance their career readiness within STEM industries throughout Montana in learning pathways offered through Agricultural Education. This special project provides Montana Agricultural Education programs with funding to enhance instruction needed for leadership and career skill development, as well as … Read more

Inaugural Junior Ag Mechanics Show is a Success

The first-ever Junior Ag Mechanics Projects show took place on August 2 at the Montana State Fair in Great Falls, MT. This show focused on Montana FFA members’ expertise to design and construct agricultural mechanics projects. Students could submit projects in four areas: livestock equipment, outdoor recreation, trailers, and agricultural machinery. From beginning-level projects such … Read more

Agricultural Opportunities Tour Explores Historic Southwestern Montana

Montana FFA members kicked off their summer in the best way possible, through agricultural opportunity discovery. June 10-13 marked the 12th annual Montana FFA Agricultural Opportunities Tour. This year, Ag Tour took place in Southwestern Montana, making stops in Helena, Dillon, Butte, and Deer Lodge. Twenty-one students and all eight State FFA Officers made the 382-mile treck. The Ag … Read more

Montana FFA Foundation awards over $100,000 in scholarships and grants to students and FFA chapters

In 2020, the Montana FFA Foundation awarded over $100,000 in scholarships and grants to Montana FFA members. This incredible achievement triples the amount of funding awarded in scholarships and grants just five years prior in 2015. These awards support students in attending leadership conferences, building their entrepreneurship projects, and providing STEM equipment to enhance Agricultural … Read more