Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee
The Young Farmers and Ranchers program includes both women and men ages 18 – 40 with the objective of providing leadership in building a more effective Farm Bureau, preserving individual freedoms and expanding opportunities in agriculture.
Mollie Lynch, State Chair
Joseph T. Robbins, Vice Chair
Michael Lynch, KCFB Chair
Casey Collier, Secretary
Rebecca Paoletti, Financial Liaison
Every year, the YF&R awards a scholarship to deserving high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are members in good standing of the Delaware Farm Bureau.
Applications must be typed, not handwritten.
Interested in applying for the 2021 Young Farmers & Ranchers Scholarship? Click here to complete the application.
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.
Learn more about the National YF&R Leadership Conference by clicking here.
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.
Please stay tuned for 2021 registration.
Our annual Strawberry Festival is held in May!
Have fun in the Fun Zone with games, visit our petting zoo, and tour the farm in our hay ride! You can also enjoy concessions such as pulled pork, hot dogs, chips, water, soda, ice cream and strawberry shortcake!
Proceeds from concessions and wristbands go towards our YF&R Scholarship and educational programs.
Old Dover Days is a great way to get our group exposure to the entire community in the Dover area. Every year, we enter the parade with our float and hand out candy to parade viewers to promote our programs!