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The FFA Alumni Association supports and advocates for agricultural education and FFA through gifts of time, talent and financial resources..

The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

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The Illinois Postsecondary Agricultural Student (PAS) Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. .

The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

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Illinois FFA Center Message-8/17/2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Items in This Message

1) Farm Progress Show Soils Judging Contest

2) Seat Belt Convincer Waiver Form

3) FFA/Titan Tire Auction at Farm Progress Show

4) Help Needed at Farm Progress Show

Farm Progress Show Soils Judging

The deadline to register for the Farm Progress Show Soils Judging Contest has been extended to August 18.  Attached to this message is information about the contest and an entry form.  Please note the contact information for Dennis Bowman who is coordinating the contest has changed.  The correct contact information for him is contained in the attchments.

Seat Belt Convincer Waiver

State Farm Insurance will again have the Illinois State Police Seat Belt Convincer at the Farm Progress Show to promote safe driving.  FFA members who would like to try out the Seat Belt Convincer must have a waiver form signed by their parents or guardian if they are under 18 years of age.  A waiver form is attched to this message.  FFA members need to fill out the form, have it signed by their parents, and bring it to the show with them.  Anyone 18 or older must also have the waiver form, but can sign it themselves.

FFA/Titan Tire Auction

Titan Tire will be sponsoring the FFA/Titan Tire Auction at the Farm Progress Show.  The auction will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday August 30 and Wednesday August 31 at the FFA/Titan Tire display on Lot #1205 located between 11th and 12th Street next to East Progress Avenue.  A wide range of tires along with seed corn, crop chemicals, farm toys, and miscellaneous items will be available at the auction.  All proceeds from the auction will go to the FFA.  A complete list of tires will be posted on the Illinois FFA website ( and at Central Illinois Auctions' website ( as soon as the list is available.  Bidders can register for the auction at the FFA tent prior to the time of the auction.  Please spread the word about the auction and let people know about it.

Help Needed at Farm Progress Show

We need FFA Chapters who will be attending the Farm Progress Show to volunteer to work The Andersons booth.  They need 2 or 3 FFA members at any one time and FFA members can work in shifts coordinated by the advisor.  They need FFA members to work from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  FFA members will be handing out bottled water and asking people to make a donation to the FFA.  The Andersons will be matching the money collected dollar for dollar.  If you are willing to help out, please contact Associate Executive Secretary Frank Dry as soon as possible. 

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Revised IL-FFA-SoilsContest-FPS Letter.pdf
Revised IL-FPS-Soils-EntryForm.pdf