Young Farmers & Ranchers

Connecting and empowering young farmers, ranchers, agribusiness professionals and ag-enthusiasts.

2024 SCFB YF&R Conference

What is YF&R

Young Farmers & Ranchers is a program for members between the ages of 18-35 who are actively involved in or interested in supporting agriculture. This program seeks to connect and empower YF&R’s through networking opportunities, education, and leadership development.

As the next generation of producers and agricultural leaders, YF&R’s benefit from a strong network and united voice that will enable them to continue to provide the food, fiber, and fuel for the world.

Ag Touches Everyone

1 in 5 farmers is a beginning farmer.

Food & Farm Facts
YF&R State Committee

The Faces of Farm Bureau

State YF&R Committee

The State YF&R Leadership Committee is SCFB’s premier leadership development program for young farmers and agriculturalists. Two couples or individuals per district represent YF&Rs statewide for a 2-year term.

Meet the Committee
2024 Achievement Award winners Drake & Nicole Yon

Young Farmers & Ranchers

Awards & Competitions

Young Farmers & Ranchers can win cash, prizes, and expense-paid trips for their accomplishments on and off the farm. Learn more about what you can win while you learn and grow as an agricultural advocate and leader!

YF&R Awards

Take the First Step

Become a Farm Bureau member to join our network of ag-enthusiasts between 18-35 years old.

Become a Member

" This program gives me and all young farmers in South Carolina a platform and a bigger voice. "

Chris Stevens, YF&R State Committee Member