Ag Innovation Challenge

April 2021

Applications are now open for the 2022 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Ag Innovation Challenge.

The national business competition shines a light on innovative start-ups in the United States that operate to assist farmers, ranchers and rural communities with daily challenges.

AFBF, in partnership with Farm Credit, is on the search for this year’s top entrepreneurs. $165,000 will be awarded to ten business, $50,000 to the overall winner, $20,000 to the runner-up, $15,000 to two finalist teams and $10,000 will be awarded to six finalist teams. An additional $5,000 will be awarded to the People’s Choice Team, chosen by a public vote.

The top ten teams will compete at the AFBF Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA, January 7-9, 2022. Does your small business have what it takes to be one of this year’s Ag Innovation Challenge winners? Apply by August 20. View the toolkit here.