Future Farmers of America” was founded by a group of young farmers back in 1928. Their mission was to prepare future generations for the challenges of feeding a growing population. They taught us that agriculture is more than planting and harvesting– it’s a science, it’s a business and it’s an art.

FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of career pathways.

So today, we are still the Future Farmers of America. But, we are the Future Biologists, Future Chemists, Future Veterinarians, Future Engineers and Future Entrepreneurs of America, too.

What do the letters “FFA” stand for?

The letters “FFA” stand for Future Farmers of America; however, in 1988 the official name of the organization was changed from “Future Farmers of America” to “The National FFA Organization” to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture.

Camden Middle FFA

Camden middle school FFA was started in 2011 with the addition of the Exploring Biotechnology class. CMS FFA is offered to 7th and 8th grade students as an extracurricular activity for students who are intrested in local agriculture, agribusiness and agriscience. The FFA members compete in state competitions, attend field trips, carry out community service events and findraisers.

If you have any questions about the Camden Middle School FFA please feel free to contact Brittany Mishler the advisor at (252) 338-3349 or