America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers 2020

Call for Entries

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers are featured on the cover of The Progressive Farmer magazine, Image by The Progressive Farmer magazine

In the February issue of Progressive Farmer, we introduced the newest class of America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers. Now, it’s your turn. Join this fast-growing program by applying to be part of the class of 2020--our 10th-anniversary year.

Applications are now being taken for America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers 2020. They are available by request, or find the online application at

America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers recognizes the next generation of farmers and ranchers who are building successful agricultural businesses and making positive impacts on their communities.

Nominees must be 40 years old or younger in the calendar year 2019. Nominations must include one letter of nomination from a person(s) familiar with the nominee’s professionalism and community involvement, and one letter of recommendation from a financial institution frequented by the nominee.

It is helpful if nominations include photographs of the nominee’s business and family.

Five honorees and their guests will receive an all-expenses paid trip to DTN/Progressive Farmer’s Ag Summit in Chicago this coming December. The package includes Ag Summit registration, transportation and hotel for two. Winners will be featured in a special section included in the February 2020 edition of Progressive Farmer.

Completed applications must be postmarked or received by e-mail or fax by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

For additional information, contact:

Progressive Farmer

Attn: Dan Miller

2204 Lakeshore Dr., Suite 415

Birmingham, AL 35209


Phone: 205-414-4736

Cell: 205-613-6088

Fax: 205-414-4705


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