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Young Farmers: Win Trips to the United Kingdom, Chicago

December 31, 2013
By: Sara Schafer, Farm Journal Media Business and Crops Editor

Apply to be Top Producer's 2014 Horizon Award winner, and win trips to Chicago and the United Kingdom.

 
Do you demonstrate exceptional marketing, technology or finance skills with your farming or ranching operation? Are you under the age of 35? If so, apply to win the Tomorrow’s Top Producer Horizon Award.
 
Horizon AwardTop Producer will be honoring one outstanding young producer this year at its Tomorrow’s Top Producer event in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 28.
 
The winner will receive a trip for two to the Chicago event and to the Cereals Show 2014 in the United Kingdom (accompanied by the Top Producer of the Year winner).
 
The qualifications are that a producer, under the age of 35, should demonstrate excellence in:
  • 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.
 

Learn more and download the application. The deadline to enter is Jan. 1, 2014.

 
 
Read about the 2013 winner, Joanna Carraway of Murray, Ky.
 
Read about the 2012 winner, Michael Daniels of Salem, Wis.
 
 
The award is sponsored by SFP.
 
Questions about the award? Contact Top Producer's Sara Schafer at sschafer@farmjournal.com or 573-581-6387.
 

 

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