Award Programs

Represent the next generation of Illinois agriculture by applying for Illinois Farm Bureau’s Young Leader awards.

Achievement Award

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) are an individual or couple involved in production agriculture with a majority of their income subject to normal production risks.

Excellence in Ag Award

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 Bureau, as well as agriculture. Participants are judged on their involvement in agriculture, leadership abilities and participation/involvement in Farm Bureau and other organizations (civic, service and community). The ideal candidate(s) is an individual or couple who does not have the majority of their income subject to normal production risk.

Application deadline: April 12, 2019.