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Young Farmers & Ranchers

Learn how to get involved with the Young Farmers & Ranchers program, which promotes ag leadership skills for farmers ages 18-35.

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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General Information

Membership: Rural young people in Tennessee of the age group approximately 18 to 35 years. Members share a common bond for the agricultural lifestyle, are...

Young Farmer of the Year

The Young Farmer of the Year, or Achievement Award program, rewards farmers for their commitment to excellence in the agriculture industry and their efficiency...

Environmental Stewardship

This award recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship efforts by young farmers while increasing public awareness of the agricultural community’s commitment to environmental stewardship. The award...

Excellence in Agriculture

The Excellence in Agriculture Award Program is designed as an opportunity for Young Farmers & Ranchers, while actively contributing and growing through their involvement...

Discussion Meet

DISCUSSION MEET: The Discussion Meet is designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each participant. This competition is...