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H.Res. 932: Expressing support for the designation of February 19 through February 26, 2022, as “National FFA Week”, recognizing the important role of the National Future Farmers of America (referred to in this resolution as “FFA”) Organization in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and celebrating 70 years of the National FFA Organization’s membership magazine, The National Future Farmer, now called New Horizons.


The text of the resolution below is as of Feb 18, 2022 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 932

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2022

(for himself, Mr. Panetta, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Lucas, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Kind, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Costa, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. McCaul, Mrs. Rodgers of Washington, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Welch, Mr. Latta, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Crawford, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Ms. Sewell, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. McKinley, Mrs. Bustos, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Kildee, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Stewart, Mrs. Wagner, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Case, Mr. Bost, Mr. Allen, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Emmer, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Moolenaar, Mr. Newhouse, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Comer, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Budd, Ms. Cheney, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Kustoff, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Suozzi, Mr. Cloud, Mr. Balderson, Mr. Armstrong, Mrs. Axne, Mr. Baird, Mr. Cline, Ms. Craig, Ms. Davids of Kansas, Mr. Delgado, Mr. Hagedorn, Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Houlahan, Mr. Pence, Mr. Rose, Ms. Spanberger, Mr. Stauber, Mr. Steube, Mr. Trone, Mr. Keller, Mr. Jacobs of New York, Mr. Bentz, Mrs. Cammack, Mr. Feenstra, Mrs. Hinson, Mr. LaTurner, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mrs. Miller-Meeks, Mr. Moore of Alabama, Mr. Pfluger, Mr. Ellzey, Ms. Letlow, and Mr. Estes) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the designation of February 19 through February 26, 2022, as National FFA Week, recognizing the important role of the National Future Farmers of America (referred to in this resolution as FFA) Organization in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and celebrating 70 years of the National FFA Organization’s membership magazine, The National Future Farmer, now called New Horizons.

Whereas the mission of the Future Farmers of America (referred to in this resolution as the FFA) is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education;

Whereas the National FFA Organization was established in 1928;

Whereas there are 735,038 FFA members, aged 12 to 21, in 8,817 chapters in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands;

Whereas the National FFA Organization welcomes all students;

Whereas more than 13,000 FFA advisors and agricultural education teachers deliver an integrated model of agricultural education, providing students with innovative and leading-edge education;

Whereas 2022 marks 70 years of the National FFA Organization’s membership-magazine, The National Future Farmer, now called New Horizons;

Whereas there are more than 8,000,000 FFA alumni worldwide;

Whereas FFA members collectively earn more than $4,000,000,000 annually through work-based learning experiences or supervised agriculture experiences; and

Whereas members of the National FFA Organization will celebrate National FFA Week during the week of February 19 through February 26, 2022: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

supports the designation of a National FFA Week;

(2)

recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world; and

(3)

celebrates 70 years of the National FFA Organization’s membership magazine, The National Future Farmer, now called New Horizons.