It is fascinating to think that while the world is so diverse, we are united under one common principle – being stewards of the land.Read More
Each school year, American Farm Bureau offers mini-grants of $500 to Collegiate Farm Bureaus to aid in chapter recruitment, leadership development, community service outreach, officer development, purchase of educational materials, and registration costs for conferences. Grant funds must be used within the same school year in which they are awarded.
Application deadline is Oct. 6 at noon. Selected chapters will be announced on or before Nov. 1, 2022.
For the 2022-2023 grant cycle, up to 10 chapters will be selected. Successful chapters will receive an initial $250 upon selection as a winner. The chapter must complete a Recap Report and submit it with accompanying photos by April 25, 2023, to receive the second $250.
Contact Kelsey Turner at Ohio Farm Bureau for more information about the grants and Ohio’s Collegiate Farm Bureau chapters: [email protected] or 614-246-8218.
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.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
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
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
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
The competition is designed to help young farmers strengthen their business skills, develop marketing opportunities and receive recognition for their accomplishments.Read More
The award recognizes successful young agricultural professionals who are actively contributing and growing through their involvement with Farm Bureau and agriculture.Read More
Abigale Campbell of Washington County is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals 2024 Discussion Meet competition. The…Read More
Committee members enhance programming for their peers, while building their leadership skills and network in the process.Read More
This donation helps the youth in our community be able to be a member of Farm Bureau and continue to support agriculture!Read More
A huge thank you to Botkin Hornback Funeral Home for sponsoring some of our Young Ag members this year. This…Read More