Leadership development is the chief goal of Kentucky Farm Bureau's young farmer programs. Focused on young adults 18-35, programs introduce participants to the business side of Farm Bureau, at the same time they offer family-oriented social events for their enjoyment. Young Farmers brochure
Young Farmer Leadership Conference - Features many items of interest for young farmers and their families. A weekend long conference, filled with educational workshops, motivational speakers and tours of several local places of interest.
Young Farmer Futures Seminar - A two-day workshop designed to help young farmers gain a better understanding of the futures markets and learn how to effectively utilize them in their operations.
2016 Young Farmer Summer Outing
July 15 - 16, 2016
Outstanding Young Farm Family - Young farmers who have achieved a measure of financial success, and exhibited strong leadership potential, are candidates for the annual OYFF competition. Valuable prizes await state and national winners, the survivors of a process that begins at the county level.
Discussion Meet - This competitive event tests entrants’ ability to discuss current farm issues in a panel setting, and respond to differing points of view.
Excellence In Ag - Is designed as an opportunity for young farmers who are 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 and participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations (i.e., civic, service and community).
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