Posts tagged Achievement Award
Custom Cut Winners: Tangipahoa Parish Cattle Ranchers Take Home Top Young Farmer Award at Farm Bureau Convention

By Kristen Oaks-White, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

In the lush pastures and rolling hills of Kent farms, cows happily graze where the green grass grows. Russell and Amelia Kent have grown more than cattle here, though.  In their fields in the Tangipahoa and Feliciana Parishes, they've raised a business which has earned them the 2017 Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award during the 95th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.

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Hard work, business skills earn Grant Parish couple Farm Bureau achievement award

Ryan and Danielle Yerby have faced a flood of challenges with their 1,000-acre farm near Colfax in Grant Parish, but they continue to thrive.

Because of both their diligence and business skills, they were named winners of the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award during the 94th annual meeting of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans June 23-26.

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Brand-New Truck, John Deere ‘Gator’ and More Await YF&R Winners

A brand-new Chevy or GMC vehicle and a John Deere Gator utility vehicle are among the many prizes that await the winners of this year’s Young Farmers and Ranchers contest at the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation Convention in New Orleans.

The organization will name its Young Farmers and Ranchers contest winners Thursday, June 23 at the Organizational Awards program beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the American Farm Bureau Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, January 8-11, 2017.

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