James Michelson, Founder of JFM Concepts and VDP Web served as a judge at the Future Farmers of America 2012 Marketing Plan contest on Thursday, a part of the FFA Annual Convention held this week in Indianapolis, IN. The National FFA Convention & Expo is the organization’s premier gathering during which all FFA competitive events and programs are recognized nationally. The event brings FFA members together to learn, be inspired and celebrate their accomplishments in the organization. More than 55,000 people attend the show annually and it is Indianapolis’s largest convention.
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education. Today, there are 557,318 FFA members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,498 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.