Collegiate Farm Bureau

Collegiate Farm Bureau brings together agricultural students on college campuses and introduces them to the Farm Bureau organization while engaging them in educational and leadership-based activities that will enhance their future.

Career Development Potential

  • Provide college students with experience in local, state, and national government through legislative activities.
  • Prepare college students through professional contact with the agricultural industry.

Personal Growth Opportunities

  • Provides a transition from youth agricultural programs to Farm Bureau.
  • Educates college students about the Farm Bureau organization and the benefits of being involved.

Collegiate New York Farm Bureau Chapters

  • Cornell University
  • SUNY Cobleskill

Collegiate Discussion Meet Contest

Designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each college-age participant. This competition is evaluated on a pre-determined topic.  Participants build basic discussion skills, develop a keen understanding of important agricultural issues and explore how groups can pool knowledge to reach consensus and solve problems.