All competitive events help cultivate the up and coming grassroots of the Farm Bureau family. Business experience, leadership qualities and passion for farming help our organization prosper on the local, state, and national level. The future of agriculture depends on the investment of our youth within the farming community.
Winner of Collgiate Discussion Meet will receive an ALL EXPENSES PAID trip to the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in 2022!!
The winners of the other awards will receive an ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIP to the 103rd Annual American Farm Bureau Convention in Atlanta Georgia in January 2022!!
National Competition Prizes include:
2022 Ford F-150
Case IH Tractor
DeWalt Tool Set
If you have any questions or need more information please contact our YF&R State Coordinator Caleb Gwerder: firstname.lastname@example.org
Designed to recognize those young farmers and ranchers that have excelled in their farming/ranching operations and honed their efforts in production agriculture and leadership achievement. These leadership skills, learned and already established, can help improve various levels of Farm Bureau committees, policy and legislative efforts.
Excellence in Agriculture Award:
Designed as an opportunity for young farmers and ranchers, while actively contributing and growing through their involvement in Farm Bureau and agriculture, to earn recognition. Participants will be judged on their involvement in agriculture, leadership ability, involvement and participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations (i.e., civic, service, and community).
Designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected, the competition presents questions and other current issues facing Farm Bureau and the agriculture industry on a national level.