Essay Contest
2014 Essay Contest for FFA
This was the 21st year for the essay contest sponsored by GROWMARK
and participating FS member cooperatives. The contest is for active high-school FFA members in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Contest Goals:
The contest is intended to encourage students to develop writing skills, learn about current issues impacting agriculture and understand the unique role of cooperatives.
2014 Theme: 
"Promoting Sustainability and
                      Conservation of Natural Resources"
2014 Contest Poster / Instructions
Read winning Illinois essay
Iowa Winners
Read winning Iowa essay
Wisconsin Winners
Read winning Wisconsin essay
Awards Distributed at State FFA Conventions:

State winner: $500 award
FFA chapter of the state winner: $300 award
To use toward something of lasting value to help future students and recognize the winner’s accomplishment.
Four runners-up per state: $125 award each

Questions? Call 309-557-6184 or e-mail Karen Jones​.