Travel and Leadership Development Opportunities

YF&R Summer Leadership Conference 

YF&R Summer Leadership Conference is an annual event taking place each summer on Jekyll Island, Georgia. At this event, members attend sessions to be updated on current agricultural issues and prepared to advocate and educate others about agriculture through their county programs. This year's conference will be held July 17-20 2024. 

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YF&R to Washington 

Each year Georgia Farm Bureau plans a trip to Washington D.C. for Young Farmer and Rancher members. It's an opportunity to meet with lawmakers, learn about the legislative process, and to share concerns and ideas pertaining to agriculture. The cost of this trip is free for YF&R members through an application and selection process. Applications will be released to counties & members in late December and due back in early February.


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Legislative Drive-In/Ga Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol

This event is for WLC and YF&R members across the state and is hosted in conjunction with GFB Day at the Capitol. This event is for members to prepare for the Capitol visit and learn about policy development and how GFB impacts legislation for Georgia Farmers.

Harvest for All

Harvest for All is a cooperative annual YF&R service project to support the food banks across the state associated with Feeding Georgia. The goal of this initiative is to combat food insecurity throughout our state and in our communities. Be on the lookout for opportunities to serve in your district at service project events and at our YF&R Summer Leadership Conference.