Farm Bureau Excellence in Ag Award

The Florida Farm Bureau Excellence in Ag Award Program is 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).

For a list of previous winners, click here.

Winner of the YF&R Excellence in Agriculture Award receives:

  • Utility vehicle courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Life Company
  • $500 cash award
  • An expense-paid trip to the 2025 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX, January 24-28, 2025, where they will represent Florida in the national YF&R competition

For the Rules, Information and Application, pleasclick here.
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The deadline to apply is May 24, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. 

For more information about the Excellence in Agriculture Award, email [email protected].

Top three finalists will be announced at the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership conference in July, and the winner will be announced at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in October.

Click here to learn more about the Young Farmers & Ranchers Program.