Young Farmers & Ranchers

The Young Farmers & Ranchers program promotes leadership skills for farmers ages 18-35. Members share a common bond for the  agricultural lifestyle, are interested in leadership development, and are dedicated to solving problems facing agriculture. YF&R also provides social activities and competitions that recognize young leaders in agriculture.

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Mark Klepper Tractor Presentation

Mark Klepper Tractor Presentation - Tennessee's state winner of the achievement contest is Mark Klepper with his wife Cindy. They received their prize - a year's free use of a Case IH tractor.

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YF&R Young Leaders Conference Information

The Tennessee Young Farmers Committee and the Tennessee Council of Cooperatives invite you to attend the exciting and educational Young Leaders Conference Friday afternoon, February 27 through Saturday night, February 28, 2015. The conference will be at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, Tennessee. Click here for more information.

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County PowerPoint Presentation Information

We hope that your county YF&R has had a very successful year.  This year, we are planning on having a County PowerPoint Presentation on Saturday, December 6, 2014 during the State Convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Franklin. We want to encourage you to begin getting your pictures together.  Pictures can be of county meetings, district meetings, cookouts, farm days, safety projects, etc.

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Discussion Meet Contest Information

The Tennessee Farm Bureau has sponsored the Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet for several years.  Detailed information about the "Discussion Meet" on the county, district, state, and national level are included in Section IV, pages 104-114 of the YF&R Reference Handbook.  If you need a copy of this information, please let us know

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Outstanding Young Woman Contest

The 2014 Tennessee Outstanding Young Woman Contest will be held at the Tennessee Farm Bureau Convention on Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Franklin.  We would like to remind you, entries need to be mailed no later than November 15, 2014.

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