Young Leader's Committee


Have you already retired your FFA jacket but still interested in advocating for agriculture while building lasting friendships throughout the state of Illinois?  The Richland County Young Leader's Committee is the place for you!  The Young Leader;s Committee is available to all Richland County Farm Bureau Members between the ages of 18 and 35.

Interested in joining or learning more about the Young Leader's Committee?  Please contact us via phone or email at (618) 393-4116 or


A recent picture of our Young Leaders attending a conference in Peoria, where they learned about new and upcoming challenges and opportunities in agriculture. 

  • 4-H Fair Activities including Pedal Tractor Pull & Ag Follies

  • Fundraising for the Harvest of All Campaign and the Richland County Farm Bureau Young Leader's Committee Scholarship Program.

  • Annual Trap Shoot

  • Young Leader Quiz Bow at the State Fair

  • Young Leader District Discussion Meet

  • Harvest Hustle Half Marathon & 5K

  • Harvest of Hope Grain Drive

  • The Giving Tree - Angel Tree Sponsorship

  • Spelling Bee

  • Participate in various local fundraisers throughout the year - Ex: Bowling for Kid's Sake

  • Attend Statewide Conferences - Annual Illinois Farm Bureau Conferene, Annual State YL Conference, Governmental Affairs & Leadership Conference, Commodities Conference, etc.

  • Annual Fellowship Event - Last Year: Float Trip 

  • Annual Christmas Party & Elections