Few awards recognize farmers who are business savvy, dedicated to our industry and innovative. At Top Producer, we are proud to honor such impressive producers. These awards recognize industry leaders, their families and teams. They provide a lasting acknowledgment for a noteworthy past and bright future.
Not only do these farmers receive recognition by their peers, they also earn some fantastic prizes. The application process includes some farm information, recommendation letters and essay questions.
For 2019, we are bestowing three awards on deserving farmers. They are:
The award honors three producers whose operations are at the forefront of agriculture and crowns one winner. Entrants are judged on entrepreneurial originality (50%), financial and business progress (30%) and industry or community leadership (20%).
All three finalists receive trips to the Summit, CEO coaching sessions and other prizes. The winner also receives a lease of a Case IH tractor.
Apply by Oct. 15. Sponsored by BASF and Case IH
Download the Top Producer of the Year Application.
The award recognizes farmers 35 and under who represent the next generation of esteemed farm leaders. Entrants are judged on entrepreneurial originality (50%), financial and business progress (30%) and leadership (20%).
The winner receives a trip to the Summit, a drone and other prizes.
Apply by Nov. 5. Sponsored by Pioneer
Download the Tomorrow's Top Producer Horizon Award Application.
This new award will be given to a female producer who is a shining example for her peers. Entrants are judged on agricultural advocacy (50%), farm business innovation (30%) and industry or community leadership (20%).
The winner receives a trip to the Summit and leadership or succession planning consulting sessions.
Apply by Nov. 5. Sponsored by Corteva
Download the EWA Trailblazer Award Application.
Questions about the applications or who should apply? Contact me at [email protected]