During today’s session of the Ohio House of Representatives, State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) presented a resolution on behalf of the Ohio House to the Gallia Academy FFA Soil Judging Teams, who had recently earned a first place finish in the agricultural use event and fourth place in the urban event at the state level.

“It was wonderful to have these dedicated, young FFA members come and be recognized at the Statehouse,” Rep. Smith said. “Their interest in agriculture shows that the industry will be well taken care of for many years to come.”

Because of the teams’ strong finish in state competition, they were also able to participate in the national competition in Oklahoma—the first time since the 1950s that a team from southern Ohio has been represented at the national contest.

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