YF&R Achievement Award

Each year, this award is presented to recognize Mississippi’s young farmers for high achievement in agricultural production, management, and leadership. The contest is not based on size of the operation. The winner is selected by judging what the applicant is doing with the operation.

For information about the contest and application, click here.



A full size pickup truck: Courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Casualty

$500 cash: Courtesy of Ford

100 hours use of John Deere tractor

300 hours use of Kubota tractor

$1800 towards the purchase of technology

Expense paid trip to compete in American Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award Contest


$500 each: Courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Casualty

$500 each: Courtesy of Federal Land Bank Associations of Mississippi

There are many businesses and organizations that sponsor the Young Farmers and Ranchers Program. Please take time to thank them for all they do to ensure our program continues to be one of the best in the country.

For more information contact Samantha Laird at 601-573-7913.

Check Out Our


Farm Families LogoGenuine MS LogoFord Logo

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation

6311 Ridgewood Road

Jackson, Mississippi 39211


P.O. Box 1972

Jackson, Mississippi 39215

(601) 957-3200

Follow Us