Nominations must be submitted online, postmarked, emailed or faxed by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Contact information:
Dan Miller
Senior Editor
The Progressive Farmer
2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 415
Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205-414-4736 • Fax: 205-414-4705

DTN/The Progressive Farmer nominate the Next Class of

America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers

DTN/The Progressive Farmer’s America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers program recognizes the next generation of entrepreneurs who are building potent agricultural businesses and who are making positive impacts in their communities.

America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers nominees must be 40 years old or younger in calendar year 2019, demonstrate innovation, and work for the betterment of agriculture and their communities.

Nominations must include one letter of recommendation from a financial institution frequented by the nominee and one letter of nomination from a person(s) familiar with the nominee’s professionalism and community involvement.

Nominations should include photographs or videos of the nominee’s business and family. Nominations may be submitted by video.

Honorees and guests receive all-expense-paid trips to Chicago to attend the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit in December 2019. Honorees will be recognized at the Ag Summit and will be featured in a special section of The Progressive Farmer magazine.


1. Complete and submit the application form below.
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Application Form

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