Young Farmers & Ranchers
Who Are We?
Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers are active agriculturists like you--between the ages of 18 and 35 and involved in production, banking, business, and many other areas of the industry. Young Farmers and Ranchers develop leadership skills while volunteering time as active, vital members of the county Farm Bureaus.
As a member of Young Farmers and Ranchers your voice will join those of your peers to speak out for agriculture. As you develop your skills and knowledge, your efforts will help Farm Bureau to effectively represent all farmers and ranchers.
There are many returns for your time and effort as a Young Farmers and Ranchers participant. YF&R members have the opportunity to attend seminars focusing on leadership training and professional development, gaining valuable insights into all aspects of agriculture. YF&R provides various networking opportunities for its members both in your local network and statewide, including opportunities to meet with your elected representatives and agency officials. Between professional and social activities, YF&R has an area of interested for all young agriculturalists.
How do I become involved?
Contact your local county Farm Bureau office to inquire about the status of the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee and upcoming events. If a committee has not been appointed within your county and you are interested in getting one started, please indicate your interest to the county office.
For more information, contact the YF&R Program Coordinator at (800) 698-3276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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County YF&R Committee Directory (PDF)