Farm Progress

FFA Tribute: Samuel Martin

November 12, 2022

The FFA tribute this week goes to Samuel Martin, Iowa State FFA president. Sam talks about the role of president in Iowa, and he helps guide and manage the leadership team. He also visits classrooms in the fall, and helps prepare for the state convention over the winter.

While in FFA, Sam did and SAE project at his home cattle farm, as well as spoke at meetings and spent time as a district officer. In the future, he hopes to return home to help with the custom application business the family started.

The weekly FFA Chapter Tribute is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the good work of your local chapter. Tell us about what you're doing, give us some history from your group and tell our viewers of the work you do in the community. FFA chapters across the country deserve recognition for the work they do, make sure we include yours.

To have your chapter considered for this weekly feature, send along information about your group by e-mail to Max Armstrong at [email protected]. They'll get your group on the list of those that will be covered in the future. It's a chance to share your story beyond the local community. Drop Orion or Max a "line" soon.

The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of about 650,000 student members as part of 7,757 local FFA chapters. The National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online, on Facebook at, on Twitter at

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