Governmental & Global Awareness Institute

More than 100 New York State FFA members and advisors gathered in Albany on February 8-9 to learn about the legislative process, and to meet with local legislators.

FFA members were featured in a press conference with the New York State Senate Majority and were recognized during a Senate Session. Watch our members in action!

Press conference 2/9 to announce the 2016 Farm Agenda of the NYS Senate Republican majority. The press conference is led by Agriculture Committee Chair and author of the plan, Senator Patty Ritchie. Full details at

Senator Patty Ritchie, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, recognizing visitors from FFA chapters across NYS, including from Canton, Carthage, South Jefferson and Belleville-Henderson schools in Senate District 48.

Governor Cuomo officially declared Feb. 20-27 as FFA Week in New York State.