Bayer logo2016 Bayer Young Farmer Sustainability Award

Congratulations to Tyler Wegmeyer and Wegmeyer Farms, the winner of the 2016 Young Farmer Sustainability Award. Learn more about Wegmeyer Farms by watching the video below.

The Bayer Young Farmer Sustainability Award recognizes young agricultural producers, located within the continental United States, who demonstrate excellence in business and environmental sustainability. Entrants are judged by a panel of experts on entrepreneurial initiative and new approaches to farming (50%), environmental and other on-farm sustainability efforts (30%), and economic stability and sustainability (20%). Any farmer or rancher age 40 and under who receives at least half of his or her income from farming and farm-related ventures may apply.

Stay tuned for more updates on next year’s application.

View videos from the past winners:

2015 Young Farmer Sustainability Award Winner: Andrew Fansler - Video
2014 Young Farmer Sustainability Award Winner: Bryan Boll - Video
2013 Young Farmer Sustainability Award Winner: Jeremy Jack - Video
2012 Young Farmer Sustainability Award Winner: John Shepherd - Video
2011 Young Farmer Sustainability Award Winner: Ryan Kirby - Video

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