Award Programs

The Achievement Award recognizes outstanding young Farm Bureau members for their efforts in production agriculture, leadership ability, and participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations. The ideal candidate(s) is an individual or couple involved in production agriculture with most of their income subject to normal production risks.


The Excellence in Ag Award recognizes young Farm Bureau members who are actively contributing and growing through their involvement in their county and Illinois Farm Bureaus. Participants are judged on their involvement in agriculture, leadership abilities, and participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations. The ideal candidate(s) is an individual or couple who does not have most of their income subject to normal production risk.


The application period for 2020 awards is not yet open.

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