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Lincoln, NE 68509-4942

Programs We Support

Golden Owl Award®

Golden Owl Award®

Presented by Nationwide®, the #1 insurer of farms and ranches in the U.S., the Nebraska FFA Foundation and the Nebraska Agricultural Educators Association, the Golden Owl Award® recognizes agricultural educators across Nebraska 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 Nebraska Agricultural Educator of the Year.

Prizes include:

  • $500 and an engraved plaque to each of the six honorees
  • $3,000 and the coveted Golden Owl Award® trophy to the grand prize winner (Nebraska Outstanding Agriculture Educator)

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

Click here to read the full contest rules.

Nominate your favorite agriculture teacher between October 1-December 31, 2022.


The Nebraska Golden Owl Awards are in collaboration with the following partners: