The Excellence in Ag Award recognizes and rewards outstanding INFB Young Farmers & Ag Professionals members who do not derive the majority of their income from an owned agricultural operation and have not in any of the past three years, but who actively contribute and grow their involvement in Farm Bureau and agriculture. Applications must be submitted via the online application portal. If you applied for the Excellence in Ag Award in 2022, you can access your previous application by logging in with your existing Reviewr account.
Three state finalists will be honored at the State Convention during the awards program.
The state winner and spouse receive:
All applications must be submitted via the online portal on or before May 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Scanned or emailed entries will not be accepted or qualify as a submission. A copy of the Excellence in Ag application is available to download so that you may preview the questions. If you use this document, you must paste your answers into the online version of the application to submit.
The application is available to download, but applications must submitted using the online portal above.
All applications and presentations will be judged by the same set of judges.
Ag Involvement, Impact on Ag and Issues facing Ag. (Questions 2-4)
|Goals (Question 5)||40 points||10%|
|Leadership Experience (Question 6)||170 points||42.5%|
|Application Form (Writing is clear, descriptive and free of grammatical errors||10 points||2.5%|
|MAXIMUM POINTS||400 points|
(80% of Total Score)
|Delivery of Presentation||30 points||30.0%|
|Content of Presentation||40 points||40.0%|
|Responses to Questions||30 points||30.0%|
|MAXIMUM POINTS||100 points|
(20% of Total Score)