Charting the Course for 2024:
6 Reasons to Apply for FFA’s Next Gen Conference!

Embark on a journey of discovery and learning at the Future Farmers of America’s Next Gen Conference returning in 2024 with more exciting opportunities for driven high school students.

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Next Gen Conferences: Where Education Meets Exploration

FFA Next Gen Conferences have returned, and promise to give high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors an exciting opportunity to explore diverse pathways, embrace innovation, and shape their futures through agriculture!

The Next Gen Conference is not your average educational event. It is a platform designed to empower students with knowledge, expose them to new ideas, and provide a sneak peek into the world of tomorrow.

Competitive Selection Process

In order to ensure that the Next Gen conference is populated with students who are passionate about learning, exploration, and shaping their own destinies, the FFA requires high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to submit applications to attend the event, and must be chosen through a competitive selection process.

The Next Gen Conference is an incredible opportunity to expand your horizons, connect with like-minded peers, and set yourself on the path to a bright future.

Here are SIX things to expect at the 2024 FFA Next Gen Conference:


Diverse Pathways

The conference offers students the chance to explore specific pathways through various engaging sessions ranging in focus from technology, sustainability, and advocacy to diversity, equity, and inclusion. No matter your interests, there is something for everyone!


Informational Sessions

The Next Gen Conference is a knowledge hub where you can stay ahead of the curve and dive deep into the latest trends, emerging ideas, and innovative products.


Panels and Tours

Connect with experts, ask questions, and gain insights from panels of industry leaders. You’ll also have the opportunity to take fascinating tours and witness innovation in action.


Career Exploration

Unsure about your future career? The conference allows you to explore various career options within your chosen pathway, giving you valuable insights to make informed decisions.


Literacy and Advocacy

Enhance your communication skills and learn how to advocate for what matters to you. Literacy and advocacy are essential skills that will serve you well in any field.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in today’s world. These principles are at the heart of creating a better future for all.

To learn more or apply, CLICK HERE.

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