'From Our Farm to Yours' ... Standlee is Proud to Support the National FFA Organization
Feb 19, 2016
The Standlee Family is very proud of its’ farming heritage which currently spans three generations. “We have been so blessed to live and support our family and community through our farm.” expressed Dusty Standlee, CEO/President of Standlee Hay Company. “Simply stated… We are compelled and very excited to support others to achieve a similar dream.” continued Standlee.
Starting in 2016, Standlee Premium Western Forage® has teamed-up with FFA (formerly the Future Farmers of America) to support agricultural education and families in the farming and livestock industry and lifestyle. Specifically, Standlee is proud to sponsor the National FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE). In the Horse Evaluation CDE, students evaluate and rank horses based on breed characteristics, conformation and performance. As a team, students cooperatively solve problems related to equine selection, management, nutrition and production.
"We are very excited about our relationship with Standlee," said Molly Ball, National FFA Foundation President. “Their support of the Horse Evaluation
Career Development Event as a special project of the National FFA Foundation helps FFA to provide impact on the local, state and national level.”
About Standlee Hay Company
Standlee Hay Company is a family-owned forage company located in Southern Idaho. Founded in 1981, Standlee Hay grows and manufactures a wide variety of high quality forage-based products including bales, cubes & pellets under the Standlee Premium Western Forage® brand. Standlee Hay also manufactures jojo’s BEST™, a premium line of feed and bedding products for rabbits, guinea pigs and other small companion animals. Standlee Premium Western Forage® and jojo’s BEST™ products are sold throughout the United States and the World.
About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 629,367 student members as part of 7,757 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.
About National FFA Foundation
The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees comprised of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA alumni, the foundation is a separately-registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit FFA.org/Give.