FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education. FFA is one of the three components of agricultural education. The three components are Agricultural classes, FFA and Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). Today, there are 735,038 FFA members, aged 12-21, in 8,817 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. FFA started in 1928 and Massachusetts received its charter in 1931.