Career & Leadership


Career and leadership opportunities abound within today’s agriculture industry. Career and leadership development events (CDEs & LDEs) help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly and perform effectively in a competitive job market. FFA members competing in these event are challenged to work efficiently as a team, develop a strong work ethic, and learn many facets of agriculture. Those competing have the opportunity to compete on the local, regional, state, and national levels.

Available Sponsorships

Dairy Cattle Management Evaluation CDE
Tennessee FFA Foundation
Employment Skills LDE
Comfort Air Heating & Cooling, LLC
Environmental/Natural Resources CDE
Michael Vestal and Tennessee Valley Authority
Extemporaneous Public Speaking CDE
Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation
Farm Business Management CDE
Tennessee FFA Foundation
Floriculture CDE
Tennessee FFA Foundation
Food Science and Technology CDE
Tennessee FFA Foundation
Forestry CDE
Tennessee FFA Alumni Association
Horse Evaluation CDE
CB Trucking, Morning Pointe Senior Living, TwelveStone Health Partners
Land Evaluation CDE
Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee