Another good year of growth for the FFA. The National Organization says membership for the 2011-2012 school year totaled 557,318 students, up 16,939 from the previous year and a new record-high.
Texas added more members than any other state solidifying their status as the largest State Association with 86,482. California is the second-largest with 70,683 followed by Georgia with 32,244, Missouri with 25,748 and Oklahoma with 24,364.
There are nearly 7,500 local FFA chapters in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.