- FFA by the numbers
- There are more than 71,000 FFA members, ages 13 to 21, in 305 high schools in California.
- 44 percent are female; women hold more than half of state leadership positions.
- 47 percent of the membership is Hispanic; 40 percent is Caucasian and 3 percent is black.
- 5 highest membership states are Texas, California, Georgia, Oklahoma and Missouri, with California being the highest.
— Source: www.calaged.org
Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Jim Aschwanden knows a few things about agriculture. The former Galt Joint Union High School District trustee and retired Galt High School agriculture teacher now serves as the executive director of the California FFA Foundation. He also sits on the FFA Adult Board, where he works with teachers and former student FFA leaders.
The Galt-area resident recently answered a series of questions from News-Sentinel reporter Jennifer Bonnett.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am.