YF&R

Our Mission: The Delaware Young Farmers and Ranchers’ objective is to attract hard-working agricultural professionals and advocates through professional development and social networking activities; to empower future Delaware Farm Bureau leaders and increase interest in agriculture as a way of life.

Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee Members

  • Jacob Urian State Chair
  • Theodore Bobola Vice Chair
  • Steve Breeding Sussex County Chair
  • Jonathan Moore Kent County Chair
  • Travis Voshell New Castle County Chair
  • Melissa Urian Financial Liason
  • Mollie Lynch Secretary

Programs

YF&R Scholarship

Every year, the YF&R awards a scholarship to deserving students whose parents or grandparents are members of the Delaware Farm Bureau.
Click here to download the application! The application deadline is April 12, 2018!

YF&R National Leadership Conference

Held in the beginning of February each year, the conference is a learning opportunity for Farm Bureau’s young farmers and ranchers to increase their knowledge about leadership development skills, agricultural issues and netw­­ork with other young farmers and ranchers from around the entire country. In the past, the conference has been held in places like Orlando, Florida; Phoenix, AZ, Honolulu, HI; and Grand Rapids, MI.

Delaware State Fair Antique Tractor Pull

One of our most popular events during the year; it is a tractor pull for antique tractors only. People enter from around the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey area.

Click here to download the 2018 Tractor Pull Rules
Click here to download the registration form
Click here to download the entry form​
Click here to download the release form

Events

Old Dover Days is a great way to get our group exposure to the entire community in the Dover area. Come see our float in the parade on May 5, 2018!

Strawberry Festival We get out and support one of our farm family’s annual event. It gives us a great way to meet new people. Come visit us on May 26, 2018 for our 9th Annual Strawberry Festival!