Tulare FFA Est. 1928
Tulare FFA 2020-2021 Officers posing for a group picture in their blue jackets

SAEs Offered

Tulare FFA offers many SAE opportunities. Check social media regularly for meetings on the following SAEs. Students and parents must attend the meeting if they would like to show or participate for Tulare FFA. See the advisor with any questions you may have. Some of the popular SAEs include (but are not limited to): 

Agricultural Mechanics Enterprise - Advisors: Mr. Castle & Mr. Urueta

Students use the Tulare FFA mechanics shop to build projects to showcase at the fair and then sell the projects for a profit. 

Dairy Cattle - Advisor: Mrs. Silva

This is a two year project in which students purchase, raise, care for, and train a dairy heifer for show. The first year the animal is simply shown at the fair. Then the second year, the heifer is bred and sold at the Tulare County Fair in September.

Market Beef - Advisor: Mr. Castle

These projects are also a longer commitment of a minimum of 120 days. Students will purchase, raise, care for, and train a beef animal for show. These animals will be sold at the Tulare County Fair in September. 

Market Goat - Advisor: Mrs. Romans

Students will purchase, raise, care for, and train a market goat for show. These animals will be sold at the Tulare County Fair in September. Projects typically begin in early June. 

Market Hog - Advisor: Mr. Mederos

Students will purchase, raise, care for, and train a market hog for show. These animals will be sold at the Tulare County Fair in September. Projects typically begin in May.

Market Lamb - Advisor: Ms. Slover

Students will purchase, raise, care for, and train a market lamb for show. These animals will be sold at the Tulare County Fair in September. Projects typically begin in May.

Pumpkin Enterprise - Advisors: Mr. Castle & Mr. Urueta

The pumpkin enterprise gives opportunities for students to participate in all aspects of production of pumpkins from planting to marketing and selling. There is no financial commitment, however, profits are divided by the number of hours worked to each student. This project typically runs from June-November.

Small Animals - Advisors: Mr. Urueta & Ms. Slover

Small animals include chickens, turkeys, and rabbits. Students purchase, raise, care for, and train the animal for show at the Tulare County Fair in September. These are much shorter projects and do not have an exact start time. 

Sweet Corn Enterprise - Advisors: Mr. Mederos & Mr. Urueta

The sweet corn enterprise gives opportunities for students to participate in all aspects of production of sweet corn from planting to marketing and selling. There is no financial commitment, however, profits are divided by the number of hours worked to each student. This project typically runs from April-July.