The agriculture industry is a diverse field full of opportunities for young professionals to start their own enterprises as well as creating the next big innovative idea. Warren County Farm Bureau will be awarding a $1,000 grant to an entrepreneur or ag innovator, 18-30 years old, who is interested in operating his or her own agriculture-related enterprise.
You must be a current Farm Bureau member in order to apply. Completed applications should be returned to the Warren County Farm Bureau office by Aug. 1, 2021 at 4 p.m. Finalists will be selected to complete an interview on Aug. 14 to further determine the grant recipient. The grant will be presented at the Warren County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on Sept. 9, 2021 where the winner will be asked to give a presentation. The Warren County Young Farmer Grant committee has the right to not give out the grant if they feel the applicants do not meet the appropriate standard for this grant.
Winner presentation, media
The winner must give a presentation about their intention of what they will do with the grant at the 2021 Warren County Farm Bureau annual meeting. The presentation should be about 10 minutes long and should contain some visual aids. The winner of the grant must also be willing to participate in promotional videos and photos that Warren County Farm Bureau can use for marketing purposes. A $500 check will be presented to the winner at the annual meeting and another $500 check will be given in six months when a copy of receipts has been submitted.
Mail completed application to:
Warren County Farm Bureau
P.O. Box 906
Wilmington, OH 45177
Or email completed application to:
Application deadline: Aug. 1, 2021 at 4 p.m.
Questions should be directed to the Farm Bureau office at 937-382-4407.