Young Agricultural Professionals State Committee members Nick and Bailey Elchinger were both raised in agriculture and now are raising their two young daughters, Parker Jo and Chloe, the same.Read More
Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) are Farm Bureau members ages 18 to 35 who work either part or full time in Ohio’s largest industry. We’ve made it easy to meet others who share your passion for agriculture and stay connected all year long, with signature events like the Winter Leadership Experience and Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience, and programs like AgriPOWER. For students pursuing education in ag-related fields, there are a variety of scholarships available through our Foundation and county Farm Bureaus.
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Activities and Opportunities
Strong agriculture communities start with strong leaders. Find programs and experiences designed for Young Ag Professionals.Learn More
Contest and awards celebrating Young Ag ProfessionalsLearn More
Opportunities to grow and develop skills such as public speaking, networking, advocacy, and media relations. Learn how to share your agricultural story.Learn More
Growing Our Generation
Insights and ideas directly from members of the Young Agricultural Professionals State Committee.Learn More
Farm Bureau is an incredible organization that has given me countless professional development opportunities in addition to advocating for all sizes and types of farmers.
If you have issues with local planning or have legal questions, someone at the Farm Bureau has the answer for you, or they’ll connect you with someone who does.Hansen's Greenhouse
We go to a lot of Farm Bureau events, and there’s a lot of camaraderie built because you’re meeting with people who have similar interests and goals.Event Calendar
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.Kalmbach Feeds
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, D.C.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
Hannah DiVencenzo of Lorain County, Ryan Matthews of Highland County, Derek Snider of Hardin County and Sara Tallmadge of Ashland County are the newest members of the Young Agricultural Professionals State Committee.Read More
Ohio Farm Bureau’s farmer leaders including young agricultural professionals, AgriPOWER Class XII members and county presidents, plus members of the media and select Farm Bureau staff are in Washington, D.C. Sept. 28-30, 2021.Read More