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Monthly Foundation Update: July 2020

ND FFA Foundation Board of Directors met for the summer meeting on July 28th in Bismarck. Many upcoming topics were discussed, and a full recap of the meeting can be …

Two North Dakota Ag. Teachers Selected as National Teacher Ambassadors

Nikki Doll (Center, ND) and Breanna Bregel (Wahpeton, ND) have been selected to serve as 2020-21 National Teacher Ambassadors, a program of the National FFA Organization.

Tyler Lee Earns Star in Ag. Placement

Four years ago, Tyler Lee was given an offer to work with his dad at Zink Farms in Carrington, ND.  He remembers, excitedly, taking the offer. “I just love running …

Aaron Johnson Earns Star Farmer

“Most of my first memories are riding with my dad in the tractor, combine, semi or sprayer,” says Aaron Johnson (Garrison FFA Chapter), as he reflects on the SAE he …

Monthly Foundation Update: June 2020

Welcome to the new State Officer Team! Congrats to these 7 deserving individuals on being selected to serve ND FFA members for the next year. We are excited for all …

Winders Announced as Executive Director

The North Dakota FFA Foundation has announced the appointment of Tommy Winders as its Executive Director. Winders assumed this new role on June 1. Winders joined the ND FFA Foundation …

Monthly Foundation Update: May 2020

ND FFA Foundation launched a new project called State Convention In-A-Box. Since State Convention has been canceled, we felt the need to deliver some excitement to our members who have …

2020 State FFA Convention Results

91st Virtual Convention week results, updates and more!

Monthly Foundation Update: April 2020

KVRR and Bowman County Extra published a story on the ND FFA Foundation SAE grant recipients! Click here and here to check them out! Our friends at the NDAAE selected …

Emma Maddock to Serve as Foundation Intern

Emma Maddock will serve as the ND FFA Foundation intern throughout the summer of 2020.

Monthly Foundation Update: March 2020

The Foundation Board Meeting was held on March 20 via Zoom. There are lots of exciting things coming up for ND FFA, make sure check out our website to stay …

Erik Johnson Selected as 2020 NDAAE Intern

Erik Johnson (Valley City) has been selected as the 2020 North Dakota Association of Agricultural Educators (NDAAE) summer intern, a position funded through the efforts of the NDAAE, the North …

$21,000 In SAE Grants Awarded to ND FFA Members

The North Dakota FFA Foundation has awarded 21 North Dakota students a $1,000 grant to aid in their agricultural business and/or projects.  The Bakk Farm Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Grant …

Giving Hearts Day 2020 Donors

Giving Hearts Day 2020 was the ND FFA Foundation’s biggest Giving Hearts Day yet! Together, you helped us raise over $47,000, making it the largest single-day of fundraising in the …

Monthly Foundation Update: February 2020

Tommy joined Aaron Anderson, Craig Kleven, and Dr. Adam Max in attending the Three Circle Summit in Indianapolis for a two-day conference. The agenda was packed full of great programming …

Donors pledge to match $19,750 to FFA Foundation on Giving Hearts Day

MATCH DONOR TOWN AMOUNT Robb Boyd Phoenix, AZ $1,000.00 Marcia Young Fargo, ND $1,000.00 Dennis Walsh Family Harvey, ND $1,000.00 Beth and Wayne Stenehjem Bismarck, ND $500.00 Abovo Fargo, ND …

Monthly Foundation Update: January 2020

The single largest day of giving in North Dakota is coming up fast! Giving Hearts Day is on February 13th, and we sure would love to give you a gift …

Monthly Foundation Update: December 2019

Giving Tuesday fell on December 3rd (12/3) this year, so our goal was to raise $1,203.  We are excited to announce that with over 35 donations, we were able to …

Monthly Foundation Update: November 2019

FarmForum and The Flag published about the exciting partnership between ND FFA and RDO.  To read more about this partnership click here and here.  Thanks to our friends at RDO …

2019 Ag. in the Classroom Recipients

The ND FFA Foundation has given 25 $350-$500 mini-grants to educators, teachers, and organizations to promote agriculture in North Dakota classrooms. The mini-grants were made possible through a grant received …

Dakota Access Pipeline Donates $20,000 to ND FFA Foundation

The North Dakota FFA Foundation and North Dakota 4-H Foundation are each receiving donations of $20,000 each from Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC. The funds will be used to support leadership …

Monthly Foundation Update: October 2019

Tommy went to District Leadership events in Minot and Dickinson on Sept. 30 – Oct. 1.  There was lots of energy in the rooms and a great turnout from members, …

RDO Equipment Co. Celebrates 50 Years of Women in FFA

Fargo-based RDO Equipment Co. announces a partnership with the North Dakota FFA Foundation (ND FFA Foundation) which results in a donation of all female FFA jackets given to North Dakota ...

2019 National FFA Convention Results

CDE/LDE Extemporaneous Speaking: Bronze AwardJayden MacDonaldBismarck FFA Chapter Dairy Cattle Handlers: RESULTS TBDChayla KussCarrington FFA Chapter Farm & Agribusiness Management: Gold Award (6th Place)Kyle Leapaldt (Gold), Justin Lee (Gold), Jacob …

Monthly Foundation Update: September 2019

Tommy visited the Zacharias Family, one of our 2-Star Partners! Vaughn, Dorinda, Vance, Verlin, and Donovan welcomed Tommy to their family operation and received a tour looking at all facets …