Greg and Andrew joined a multitude of Ohio Farm Bureau representatives at the nation’s capital Sept. 13-15.Read More
Eight $500 grants will go to local YAP groups and two $500 grants will go to Collegiate Farm Bureau groups. These grants provide funding for educational programming or YAP events held in the county, multicounty areas, or on a college campus.
All grant applications must be received by Jan. 13, 2023, by 11:59 p.m. Groups must submit photos of their YAP group or of the event in order to apply for the award. Only complete applications received by the deadline will be considered.
The YAP State Committee will announce the grant recipients during the YAP Winter Leadership Experience Jan 27-28, 2023.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals are singles and married couples ages 18 to 35 who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills.
See some previous YAP programs to help generate ideas.
Photo caption: Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery, and Preble County Young Agricultural Professionals Group held a “Planting our future” event as a 2022 grant recipient. Grant funds were used to help implement a career development and networking event for local high school students and YAP members.
Having opportunities to attend leadership institutes, advocate for rural Ohioans on the state and national level, facilitate young ag professionals events, and serve in a variety of leadership positions have helped my skills grow exponentially.Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Business Solutions
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
I was gifted the great opportunity through an Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Youth Pathways grant to run a series of summer camps here. That really expanded my vision of what ‘grow, maintain, sustain and explain’ could actually be.Farming for Good
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
The Outstanding Young Farmer contest is designed to recognize successful young farmers, age 35 or younger, for achievements in the business of farming and leadership in the agricultural community.Read More
If you work primarily off the farm and are a leader in Farm Bureau and the community, then this contest is for you.Read More
Coverage from the annual county leaders trip to Washington, D.C.Read More
Jonanthan and Alyssa Zucker farm in Marion and Wyandot counties. They are in their last term on the State Young Agricultural Professionals Committee and serve as co-chairs.Read More
The 10 individuals selected to earn an expense-paid trip to this experience will be announced at the 2023 Winter Leadership Experience Jan. 27-28, 2023. Apply by Jan. 13.Read More
Eight $500 grants will go to local YAP groups and two $500 grants will go to Collegiate Farm Bureau groups. Apply by Jan. 13.Read More
Stacie Anderson of Wood County is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau’s Excellence in Agriculture Award for 2022.Read More