The YF&R program helps young Farm Bureau members shape their future and American agriculture through leadership development and personal growth opportunities. Three competitions enable members to showcase their leadership experience, communication skills and successful business plans as they compete against the best of the best from each state Farm Bureau. As part of the YF&R competitions, the top four competitors in the Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Ag areas will receive:

  • Winner (First Place):$35,000 credit towards a new Ford vehicle and paid registration to the AFBF YF&R Leadership Conference in Omaha, Neb., courtesy of Ford.

  • Runner-up (Second Place) receives: $25,000 credit towards new Case IH piece of equipment, courtesy of Case IH.

  • Third Place receives: A $2,500 Investing in Your Future cash prize, courtesy of AmericanAgā„¢, $2,500 worth of Stanley Black & Decker merchandise (PROTO, DeWalt, Stanley, Lenox & Irwin), courtesy of Stanley Black & Decker, plus a Case IH branded safe, courtesy of Case IH.

  • Fourth Place receives: A Case IH branded Solo StoveĀ®, courtesy of Case IH.