Illinois Farm Bureau prides itself on investing in current and future leaders of our industry. That is demonstrated by our commitment to our partnerships with youth organizations in Illinois.
Illinois Farm Bureau Sponsored Programs:
- FFA Acquaintance Day
- FFA Chapter President Award
- FFA Harvest for All Program
- 4-H Master Showmanship Contest
Who we are:
The Illinois Farm Bureau Family of Companies united forces through the Youth Education in Agriculture (YEA) Committee to provide quality programs for agricultural education in Illinois. The committee is comprised of representatives from each of the Illinois Farm Bureau Family of Companies, Illinois 4-H, and Illinois FFA. The committee conducts programs to both develop and recognize outstanding professional development skills among youth in agriculture.
To provide opportunities for youth to be engaged in/or with their communities and contribute to the future of agriculture.
YEA Committee Sponsored Programs:
- Illinois FFA Build Conference
- Illinois FFA Premier Chapter Award Tour
- Illinois FFA Top 10 Section President Award
- Illinois 4-H Sustaining Future Award
- Premier 20 Leadership Conference