South Decatur’s FFA club has a long tradition of helping students develop career and leadership skills through agricultural events, technology workshops, and competitions. We hold state titles in proficiency applications; dairy food, soil, and forestry evaluations; citrus sales; and leadership demonstrations. We’ve also been national finalists in the soil evaluation, milk marketing and products, practical forestry, and grain production categories—in addition to completely fifteen community service projects every year. There is never a dull moment in the FFA! 

Join us for our next meeting and see what FFA is all about. We meet the first Wednesday morning of every month in the Ag room. Mr. Maddox and Mr. Ertel are our advisors.

Leadership Opportunities

Judging Events
Many FFA activities involve competitive project judging. Some of the judging events we participate in include soil type and fertility, livestock and dairy animals, forestry products, meat prep and evaluation, and crop growth and productivity.

At FFA, students learn leadership in a variety of ways. One, Career Development Events, allows students to hone their knowledge in specific agricultural subject areas. The Indiana FFA and National FFA organizations offer all kinds of demonstrations, public speaking, and writing or creative work contests for students to participate in. Here at South Decatur, we encourage all of our FFA members to compete in at least one of the contests.

Camps and Conferences
Our state-level FFA hosts a variety of camps and conferences where students learn about personal growth and team while having a ton of fun! Learn more on the Indiana FFA website.

Supervised Agriculture Experience
Learn the necessary skills of running a successful farm and/or ranch. A supervised ag experience teaches FFA students the value of hard work and accurate record keeping. Learn more by talking with one of our club sponsors.