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WHEREAS, FFA and agriculture education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of food, fiber and natural resource systems; and

WHEREAS, FFA promotes premier leadership, personal growth and career success among its members; and

WHEREAS, agriculture education and FFA ensure a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing needs in the science, business and technology of agriculture; and

WHEREAS, the FFA motto, "learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve," gives direction of purpose to these students who take an active role in succeeding in agriculture education; and

WHEREAS, FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism and cooperation;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of February 18 - 25, 2017 as

 Future Farmers of America (FFA)

 

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