Virginia Agricultural

Issues Forum Rules



Finals Hall Videos

Focusing on Agricultural Issues

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Event Format

Team of Three to Seven

Compete at State Convention



Agricultural Issues Forum


Participants in the Agricultural Issues Forum LDE research the pros and cons of an agricultural issue and present their findings and theories to a panel of judges. The event helps students to develop critical thinking, problem solving and formal communication skills.











Event Location & Time

The Agricultural Issues Forum Leadership Development Event is held at the state convention in June.


Active FFA members from the same chapter in grades 7-12 may constitute a team of three to seven members.

Agricultural Issues Portfolio Due Date

A copy of the issues portfolio is due June 10th in PDF form electronically by 5pm (email to

The Virginia FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control or supervise local chapter or individual member activities.Educational materials and resources are developed by FFA in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education as a service to local agricultural education agencies. The Virginia FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.