Several exciting guests will be present at the 2009 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference. These include keynote speaker Josh Sundquist, National FFA Western Region Vice President Riley Branch from Texas, and Iowa Secretary of Agricultural and Land Stewardship Bill Northey. The conference is sponsored by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and Farm Credit Services of America through the Iowa FFA Foundation.
The Iowa FFA Association has 230 local chapters with over 12,000 FFA members. FFA is a national organization of more than 500,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in science, business, and technology of agriculture. Local, state, and national programs provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. FFA’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Visit agiowa.org or ffa.org for more information.