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Ag Innovation Challenge  


Welcome to the 2021 Farm Bureau® Ag Innovation Challenge (“The Challenge”). The Farm Bureau® Ag Innovation Challenge is a national business competition for U.S. entrepreneurs who are addressing issues affecting U.S. farmers, ranchers and rural communities.  The American Farm Bureau Federation (“AFBF”) will distribute $145,000 in startup funds to ten businesses. These ten teams will compete live at the AFBF Annual Convention in San Diego, California, January 8-13, 2021.  The winning team, the Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year, will be awarded a total of $50,000.

To apply for the 2021 Farm Bureau® Ag Innovation Challenge, complete the application below by July 31, 2020 at midnight EDT.

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