Achievement in Ag Award
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation Achievement Award Program is designed to recognize young farmers and ranchers that have excelled in their farming/ranching operations and honed their leadership abilities to superiority. The YF&R Achievement Award is presented annually at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in October. The contestants will be evaluated on a combination of their farming operation growth and financial progress of operation, FB Leadership, as well as leadership outside of Farm Bureau. Judges will be looking for excellence in management, growth and the scope of the enterprise and self-initiative that has been displayed throughout the operation. A contestant’s participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations is a definite point getter from the judges.
Winner of the State YF&R Achievement Award receives:
- Brand-new Chevy Silverado pick-up truck courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Companies
- $500 Cash award
- An expense-paid trip to the 2018 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 5-10 where they will represent Florida in the national YF&R competition.
2016 Achievement Award Winners Doug and Deanne Carter
Click here to view all previous winners.
Click here to learn more about the Young Farmers & Ranchers Program.