Most FFA members do not come from agricultural backgrounds, the Sacramento Business Journal reported.
California students say agriculture is cool again, according to an article in the Sacramento Business Journal
. The story gauged this assertion on rising high school FFA enrollment. National membership hit a record 540,379 this year, up more than 3 percent from last year. Membership in California also hit a record this year, climbing a similar percentage to 70,555.
The agriculture industry’s future is secure, writer Melanie Turner reported, because young people have never been more interested in agriculture.
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