The Michigan Farm Bureau Young Farmer program develops new Farm Bureau and agricultural leaders and provides these members with an understanding of the organization’s philosophy and goals. The program identifies and serves the needs of young farmers, ages 18 to 35, to assist them in their personal and professional lives.
Michigan Farm Bureau makes a point to recognize up-and-coming leaders in the agricultural community.
Our Young Farmer Award program honors deserving individuals in the following categories and rewards winners with top-notch prizes from generous and loyal sponsors.
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The Discussion Meet is one of the most popular Young Farmer contests.
It's an opportunity to flex your public speaking, problem-solving and conversational muscles while discussing some of the most pressing issues facing agriculture.
And we can't forget the prestige and prizes that come with winning!
Typically held in February, the state Young Farmer Leaders' Conference centers on young farmers' professional and personal growth.
The agenda generally features guest speakers and workshop presenters who address issues relevant to young farmers, including leadership training, management skills, and business/family relationships.
Tailored to Farm Bureau members between the ages of 25 and 35, Michigan Farm Bureau's Institute for Leadership Education, better know as ProFILE, is a leadership experience for a select group of agriculture's most promising future leaders.
In addition to Michigan Farm Bureau's social media networks, stay connected to Young Farmers!