This Sunday, the California State FFA will celebrate the Almond community’s commitment to the future of farming through the funding of scholarships that enable students to pursue a degree in agriculture studies.
Since 2011, Almond Board of California, and specifically the Almond Leadership Program, has played an instrumental role in supporting the California FFA by raising $27,000 in 2016, and a total of $47,000 to date.
“The California FFA has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years. The Almond Board of California, and Almond Leadership Program’s initiative, vision, and support will have a lasting, and meaningful on the 86,000 members of the California FFA,” said Katie Otto, CA FFA Fund Development Director.
We invite you to attend the California State FFA Convention in Fresno and hear more about the exciting opportunities this support offers local students and the agriculture community in California.
What: Recognition of the California almond community’s support of students interested in pursuing college degrees in agriculture studies at the CA FFA State Conference.
Who: You will have an opportunity to interview current and past CA FFA students, Almond Board of California representatives and Almond Leadership Program participants.
When and Where:
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Fresno Convention Center, Selland Arena
700 M St. Fresno