CDE

  • Philosophy of National FFA Career Development Events
    The National FFA Organization is dedicated to organizing experiences that will meet the future needs of students while accomplishing the current purposes of agricultural education. The primary goal of career development events is to develop individual responsibilities, foster teamwork and promote communication while recognizing the value of ethical competition and individual achievement.                                                                                                 Types of CDE’S:

    • Agricultural Communication
    • Agriculture Issues Forum
    • Agricultural Sales
    • Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems
    • Agronomy
    • Creed Speaking
    • Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management
    • Dairy Cattle Handlers Activity
    • Environmental and Natural Resources
    • Extemporaneous Public Speaking
    • Farm Business Management
    • Floriculture
    • Food Science and Technology
    • Forestry
    • Horse Evaluation
    • Job Interview
    • Livestock Evaluation
    • Marketing Plan
    • Meats Evaluation and Technology
    • Dairy Foods
    • Nursery/Landscape
    • Parliamentary Procedure
    • Poultry Evaluation
    • Prepared Public Speaking
    • Veterinary Science

The activities in each career development event:

  • include problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork skills, where appropriate.
  • encourage appreciation for diversity by reducing barriers to participation amongmembers.
  • develop general leadership and recognize individual and team achievement.
  • promote concentrated focus on future needs of members and society.
  • Information Provided by The National FFA