Apply by April 3 for YL awards

Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leaders may apply for the 2023 Excellence in Agriculture and Achievement Awards by April 3.

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 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.

Winners of the state contests go on to compete at the national level. The 2022 state winners, Evan Hultine and Kaylee Heap, placed third and fourth nationally.

Applications are available at Those interested should contact their county Farm Bureau.

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