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
Teddy Bobola, State Chair
Jonathan Moore, Vice Chair
Travis Voshell, NCFB Chair
Michael Lynch, KCFB Chair
Steve Breeding, SCFB Chair
Mollie Lynch, Secretary
Melissa Urian, Financial Liaison
Rebecca Paoletti, Assistant Financial Liaison
Programs and Events
Every year, the YF&R awards a scholarship to deserving students whose parents or grandparents are members of the Delaware Farm Bureau.
The 2019 scholarship deadline has passed.
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.
The 2019 Antique Tractor Pull is Saturday, July 27, 2019 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Quillen arena! Download the forms below to get registered!
Download the Tractor Pull release form here – 2019-Young-Farmers-Release-Form-3.27.19
Download the Tractor Pull entry form here – DSF-2019-Antique-Tractor-Pull-Entry-Form-3.27.19
Download the Tractor Pull registration form here – DSF-Young-Farmers-and-Ranchers-Tractor-Pull-Registration-Form-3.27.19….
Download the Tractor Pull Rules here – DSF-Antique-Tractor-Pull-Rules-3.27.19
Our annual Strawberry Festival is held in May!
Old Dover Days is a great way to get our group exposure to the entire community in the Dover area.