11:27 am
Fri November 1, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Tells Louisville Agriculture Crowd To Think Forward

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the FFA's National Convention in Louisville.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says agriculture education is about the jobs of the future and not a backwards looking curriculum to preserve the past.

Over 50,000 students from the National FFA Organization—formerly Future Farmers of America—chapters around the country have been in Louisville this week for the annual conference taking place at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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5:00 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

National FFA Convention Returning to Louisville

Credit FFA

The National FAA Convention is returning to Louisville for  three straight years after an eight year absence—and it's expected to bring with it huge economical and community benefits, Mayor Greg Fischer said.

“When it comes to groups we love to have in our city, the FFA is at the top of the list,” Fischer said. “Not only do they bring numbers, but they bring a tremendous excitement and enthusiasm.”

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