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Published June 03, 2013, 06:20 PM

1,500 ND FFA members meet in Fargo

You will be seeing a lot of blue this week in the Fargo area. 1,500 members of the FFA are in town for the North Dakota state convention.

You will be seeing a lot of blue this week in the Fargo area. 1,500 members of the FFA are in town for the North Dakota state convention. There are 78 chapters in the state. For the next few days the FFA students will take over the campus and take part in more than 20 competitive events. FFA membership continues to grow in the state, with 4,500 students involved in their schools.

Aaron Anderson, FFA Executive Secretary: "This year we reached a milestone at our convention, there are 50 percent boys and 50 percent girls."

FFA in North Dakota started back in 1929. There are 590,000 members nationwide.

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