Mayer Farm Equipment, LLC together with AGCO Corporation participated in the National FFA Organization AGCO dealer’s chapter grant program through the National FFA Foundation for an opportunity to recognize and support local FFA chapters.
Dale Mayer of Mayer Farm Equipment recently presented the grant to the Miami Trace High School FFA.
Through the chapter grant program, AGCO and its strong independent dealer network continue to support the FFA at the local, state and national levels. In recognition of each dealer’s contribution to a local chapter selected by the AGCO dealer received an $800 grant check for chapter use. In addition to the chapter award, the state receives a $200 grant check.
This year marks the second year of the program. Twenty grants were awarded this month, which will be used to support ongoing student projects, purchase new classroom equipment and support new student projects.
“Through chapter grant programs, dealers offer amazing opportunities that impact FFA at all levels — local, state and national. AGCO dealers’ support of FFA and its 649,355 members make obtaining our mission of making a positive difference in the lives of our members possible,” said Molly Ball, president of the National FFA Foundation.
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 649,355 student members who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 225,891 alumni members in 1,934 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.