Over 10,128 HOSA members, advisors and guests participated in HOSA's International Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2017. HOSA-Future Health Professionals from all over the country, Canada, American Samoa and Puerto Rico came together to compete, learn and share their HOSA experiences. Conference highlights included 57 health-related competitive events, 128 educational workshops, and a [...]
This week Agriculture Committee Chairmen Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, addressed more than 100 state FFA officers, urging them to advocate on behalf of agriculture and take advantage of the plentiful jobs within agriculture. “Our country needs more people like you, who know where their food and fiber come from, [...]
SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. We provide quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. We build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college [...]
The newly named United States Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, invited the Dover FFA Chapter to participate in a digital town hall. The group was one of 6 chapters from across the country invited to join a the discussion about the future of agriculture. Watch the conversation.
SkillsUSA New Hampshire would like to announce the arrival of Joshua Brunk as the organization's State Director. Joshua arrives to us from Pennsylvania with fourteen years as a member of SkillsUSA. Joshua is returning to his home state of New Hampshire to support the goals of SkillsUSA New Hampshire. He will be an asset as [...]
The FFA State Officers recently had the opportunity to visit Lëf Farms, a new 75,000 square foot, multi-million dollar production facility in Loudon. The operation, owned by Pleasant View Gardens, is expected to hydroponically produce 1.3 million pounds of fresh greens each year. With their state-of-the-art computerized system, harvest to table time is 24 hours. [...]