Create Your Own Legacy

Degree Program

Each degree of active membership requires commitment and a lot of hard work, but you don’t have to be a gifted student or live on a large farm or ranch to reach your goals. The FFA degree system is organized so that all FFA members, no matter where you are from, have an equal chance of obtaining each degree of membership including the highest degree of membership within the FFA, the American FFA Degree. However, you must show progress in your Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program to have a realistic chance at attaining this goal. If you are a freshman or sophomore in high school, now is the time to set your goals and create a road map on how you plan to achieve them within the FFA.

Award Application Deadlines

01 May 2019
  • Due: Star Greenhand, State Degree & Star Applications
    Submit all Star applications to the State FFA Executive Director. State Star Greenhand:  Each chapter can nominate their Star Greenhand for consideration of the award.  Each chapter Star Greenhand will receive a new FFA jacket and tie/scarf (if requested)  The Chapter Star Greenhand applications will be reviewed and grouped by Regions.  One student from each region (5 total) will be selected as the Regional Star Greenhand.  The Regional Star Greenhand will be recognized on stage at the State convention, receive an award plaque and $250 to cover their cost for attending the convention (reimbursed ...more