Pine Plains celebrates National FFA Week

From left, Pine Plains FFA President Emma Totaling, New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard Ball, Pine Plains FFA Vice President Claire Norman and Pine Plains FFA Advisor Stephanie Rhoades attended an ag dinner in Albany on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy Stephanie Rhoades

PINE PLAINS— The FFA has deep roots in Pine Plains. It’s been a part of the fabric of the community for as many decades as most people can remember. Students enrolled in the Pine Plains Central School District have the opportunity to learn about agriculture, its many fields, public speaking and other leadership qualities. It’s invaluable experience that’s being celebrated nationally through FFA Week, Feb. 18 through Feb. 25.

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