The correlation between agriculture and the equine industries is not hard to find. Farmers provide for the horses and, in turn, those horses are a major draw at county fairs.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.
I'm eternally grateful for the support Ohio Farm Bureau scholarships provided in helping me turn my dreams into reality.Available scholarships
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
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
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
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
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
Meet the 2022 winner, Barrett Zimmerman, the state’s Ag Educator of the Year.Read More
Charlie and Casey Ellington from Stark County are the editors of the October 2022 Growing our Generation enewsletter, featuring insights and ideas directly from Ohio’s young farmers and food and agricultural professionals.Read More
Application deadline is Oct. 6 at noon. Selected chapters will be announced on or before Nov. 1, 2022.Read More
Greg and Andrew joined a multitude of Ohio Farm Bureau representatives at the nation’s capital Sept. 13-15.Read More
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