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GFB YF&R winners: Growing Georgia agriculture

Posted on November 19, 2019 12:00 AM

Meet     the     Georgia     Farm      Bureau members who will represent Georgia in the Young Farmers & Ranchers competitions at the American Farm Bureau Convention in Austin, Texas, Jan. 17-21: Preston & Kendall Jimmerson, Jason & Rachel Kinsaul and Kaitlyn Marchant. The Jimmersons are in the running for the national Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award. The Kinsauls will compete for the YF&R Excellence in Ag Award. Marchant is a contestant in the discussion meet contest.

What’s their motivation? The top four competitors will receive:

1st Place: A new Ford vehicle ($35,000 maximum value) & paid registration to the 2020 AFBF YF&R Leadership Conference, courtesy of Ford

2nd Place: a Case IH Farmall 50A, courtesy of Case IH

3rd Place: Case IH 40” combination roll cabinet & top chest; $500 Case IH parts card,  courtesy of Case IH + $2,200 worth of Stanley Black & Decker merchandise (PROTO, DeWalt, Stanley, Lenox & Irwin), courtesy of Stanley Black & Decker

4th Place: Case IH 40” combination roll cabinet & top chest; $500 Case IH parts card, courtesy of Case IH

While AFBF doesn’t offer a YF&R Member of the Year Award, we’re highlighting Walt Pridgen as the state winner because of the fantastic ag advocacy work he’s doing.


To read about the Jimmersons, click here

To read about the Kinsauls, click here.

To read about Marchant, click here.

To read about Pridgen, click here.