Get Involved - Recognition

Get Involved - Recognition

Century Farm Program

The Century Farm Program celebrates the history and tradition of Kansas family farms by recognizing individuals who operate a farm passed down in the family for at least 100 years. Applications are submitted to the respective county Farm Bureau for consideration. Click here to learn more.

Farm Family of the Year Program

The purpose of the program is to recognize outstanding Farm Bureau families who have distinguished themselves through participation in Farm Bureau programs and leadership, family activities, community and civic service, as well as displaying good farm operation management. Each county Farm Bureau is encouraged to annually select a deserving family and honor them at the county annual meeting or similar event. Each county Farm Bureau can then submit their winning family application for one of the 10 Kansas Farm Family of the Year awards to Kansas Farm Bureau. County winners receive a Farm Family of the Year yard sign they can display on their property. The 10 Kansas Farm Families of the Year receive special recognition at the KFB Annual Meeting and a commemorative gift. Click here to learn more.

Natural Resources Award

This award program recognizes KFB members who protect and improve our state's natural resources by using time-honored and cutting edge conservation practices. These farmers and ranchers demonstrate innovative agricultural production and resource conservation to an increasingly urban world. Those interested submit an application to their respective county Farm Bureaus, and each county submits one applicant for the statewide award competition. The state Environmental and Natural Resources Committee select the winners, who are recognized at the KFB Annual Meeting. Click here to learn more.

YF&R Competitive Events

Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) hosts a variety of competitive events throughout the year. Three YF&R level events are open to voting members between the ages of 18 and 35 year’s old and include the YF&R Discussion Meet, Excellence in Agriculture Award and YF&R of the Year Award. The Collegiate Discussion Meet and College Ag Quiz Bowl are open to all collegiate members. These events take place at the annual YF&R Leaders Conference. Additionally, the YF&R programs hosts a membership wide photo contest with winners announced at the KFB Annual Meeting. Click here for specific information for each event, as well as applications and registrations.