The Golden Owl Award® recognizes outstanding agricultural educators in several states, including New York.

Nominate your favorite agricultural educator

Presented by Nationwide®, the New York FFA and the New York Farm Bureau, the Golden Owl Award recognizes agricultural educators across New York for their tremendous contributions to helping the next generation of agricultural leaders. Students, fellow teachers and other supporters can nominate their favorite agricultural teacher and summarize what makes him or her the best in the state.

Nominees have an opportunity to win great cash prizes and the title of New York Agricultural Educator of the Year. Prizes include:

  • $500 and an engraved plaque to each of the 11 honorees
  • $3,000 and the coveted Golden Owl Award trophy to the grand prize winner (New York Agricultural Educator of the Year)

In conjunction with the Golden Owl Award, Nationwide is donating $5,000 to the New York FFA to further support the personal and professional growth of students, teachers and advisors alike.

Nominate an outstanding agricultural educator August 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
For more information, see our award rules.

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