YF&R Achievement Award
For individuals or married couples actively engaged in farming and/or ranching, with the majority of his/her/their income coming from production agriculture.
The Achievement Award acknowledges success in agricultural production and leadership achievement. Competitors are judged on the growth and financial progress of their farm or ranch, as well as their Farm Bureau and community leadership.
Win a NEW FORD PICKUP TRUCK & More!
*Winner will receive $33,750 to apply to the purchase of the Ford Pickup Truck of his/her choice.
In addition to the truck, the winner or winning couple will also receive:
- An expense-paid trip to the annual 2019 AFBF FUSION Conference in Milwaukee, WI on March 15-18, 2019.
- A one night stay at the SCFB Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach on December 6, 2019 to be highlighted as the 2019 winner.
- An expense-paid trip (required) to compete at the American Farm Bureau (AFBF) annual meeting in Austin, TX, January 17-22, 2020.
The top three scoring written applications will be named state finalists and will host a panel of judges with an interview and tour of their farm operation.
Each finalist receives a $1,000 cash prize and a one-night stay at the the SCFB Annual Convention in Myrtle Beach, SC (Friday, November 30, 2018) and at the SCFB YF&R Conference in Columbia, SC (Saturday, January 26, 2019).
Achievement Award prizes are sponsored in part by the SC Farm Bureau Federation and Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company.
NEW THIS YEAR!
ONLINE AWARD APPLICATIONS
Click here to preview the sample application.
Click here for instructions on how to apply online.
Applicants must create a user account to access the online application portal.
Application Deadline is November 1!
2018 AA WINNER
Congratulations Davis Peeler of Milky Way Farm!
Davis has a dairy operation in Anderson County and recently served as the Chair of the South Carolina Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee. He is a 4th generation dairy farmer and a 3rd generation breeder of Registered Jersey TM Cattle. Milky Way Farms markets milk directly to consumers across South Carolina, giving Davis many opportunities to interact with the public and teach them about agriculture. Davis is the proud father of two precious children named Jasper and Eva who love the farm. He is passionate about educating consumers about agriculture and extending a helping hand to other farmers.