Horizon Award

The Tomorrow’s Top Producer Horizon Award will be given to a producer under the age of 35, who demonstrate excellence in the business of farming, including

  • marketing
  • farm finance
  • family and employee relations
  • technology
  • environmental stewardship

Entrants are judged on entrepreneurial originality (50%), financial and business progress (30%) and industry or community leadership (20%). Any farmer, rancher or partnership that gets at least half of their income from farming and farm-related ventures may apply.

Prizes include:

  • A trip for two to attend the Tomorrow’s Top Producer Seminar Chicago in January 2016
  • A trip to spend two days with a Top Producer of the Year
  • Free registration to Corn College or another Farm Journal Media event of your choice

Download the application.

Deadline: December 2015

For questions, contact Sara Schafer at (573) 581-6387 or sschafer@farmjournal.com.

Read about the 2015 winner, Matt Sims of State Line, Ind.

Read about the 2014 winner, Jeremy Weaver of Needham, Ind.

Read about the 2013 winner, Joanna Carraway of Murray, Ky.

Read about the 2012 winner, Michael Daniels of Salem, Wis.