Young Farmers & Ranchers


The OFB’s Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) program is open to ag producers aged 16 to 35.

See video profiles of some YF&R members! 

Learn about the 2016-17 Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet Competition in conjunction with OSU Ag Days

> Develop your leadership and communication skills, and put them to use to make a difference for agriculture in the state and national legislature.

> Make friends and contacts with peers who share the same interests from around the state.

> Travel around Oregon and the U.S. for Farm Bureau conferences, workshops, and tours.

> Compete and test your skills in the state and national Discussion Meet, Achievement Award, and Excellent in Agriculture competition.

> Participate in local ag events, like the FFA tractor driving contest at the state fair. Help organize the annual YF&R Food Drive, benefiting local food shelters.

Find a bunch of online resources for young and beginning farmers.

> To learn more and get involved, email YF&R coordinator Dennis Myhrum ( or call him at (541) 377-2362.

Young Farmers & Ranchers - Participate


OFB YFR Facebook page
AFB YFR webpage
AFB YFR Facebook page
AFB YFR Twitter page