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Nominations are open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer

Nominations are now open for the title of Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer. The OYF Program is a unique program designed to recognize farmers and farm couples who exemplify excellence in their profession.

The OYF program begins each year with the nomination of farmers at the local level. Any organization or any person can nominate a young farmer or couple for the regional recognition award as long as the nominee meets the following program eligibility requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 39
  • Be farm operators
  • Derive a minimum of two-thirds of their income from farming
Nominations for the 2018 Award are now open. Forms are due no later than January 15, 2018.

For more information and to nominate, visit: http://www.oyfontario.ca/nominations.html