The Minnesota FFA Foundation serves to secure resources for the FFA and other partners of Team AgEd, a group of Minnesota organizations committed to promoting local program success. These resources include financial support and other in-kind support that advances agricultural education in Minnesota.
Minnesota FFA Association
With a membership of nearly 11,000 members, the FFA provides opportunities to develop leadership skills through Career Development Events, conferences and individualized learning through Supervised Agricultural Experience programs. These students are from Minnesota’s 180 chapters located throughout Minnesota.
Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators
The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators is an organization of 300-plus teachers of agriculture at the high school, post-secondary and adult levels who seek to advance agricultural education in Minnesota. MAAE strives to provide leadership opportunities, service and advocacy for its members.
Agricultural Education Teacher Preparation Programs
Future agricultural education instructors are being supported as they prepare for this career. There are three universities in the state that prepare individuals to obtain their agricultural education license, they include University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Minnesota-Crookston and Southwest Minnesota State University.
Post-Secondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS)
PAS provides opportunities for membership of over 350 students at five technical colleges to develop their career and leadership skills.
Minnesota FFA Alumni Association
Alumni chapters work to organize support for local agricultural education programs. Over 6,000 alumni members assist with FFA activities and serve as a resource to aid the workings of the local FFA chapter.