Welcome to Beaufort County Farm Bureau®

Promoting Agriculture in Beaufort County

Programs We Offer

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Young Farmers and Ranchers

Beaufort County Farm Bureau has an active Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Program for young women and men between 18 and 35 years of age. It provides opportunities to develop leadership traits, public speaking skills and exposure to current issues in agriculture from state and national leaders. If you would like to be involved with the Beaufort County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Program, contact Austin Douglas.


Women’s Committee

Beaufort County Farm Bureau also has an active Women’s Committee. This committee promotes legislative involvement, supports educational programs, promotes safety and supports Farm Bureau policies and initiatives. If you would like information about the Beaufort County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, contact Reatta Black, Chair. Email: womencomm@beaufortcountyfarmbureau.org.

Beaufort County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The Beaufort County Farm Bureau Scholarship is a program designed for outstanding Beaufort County students to advocate agriculture, leadership and Farm Bureau policies. Beaufort County Farm Bureau encourages high school seniors and current college students to apply for the county scholarship. For more information and to access the scholarship application, click on the LEARN MORE button below.


NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw Scholarship

The R. Flake Shaw Scholarship Program now offers:

  • Six new scholarships are awarded each spring valued at $3,750 per year for four years of study at a college or university.
  • Two new scholarships are awarded each spring valued at $1,000 per year for two years of study at a community college.

The Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders (IFAL)

Several Beaufort County students have participated in the Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders. IFAL is a week-long program for high school students interested in the industry of agriculture. Emphasis is placed on: career opportunities, emerging technology, citizenship and leadership development. Applications are due to the county Farm Bureau office by March 31.

L.E.A.D.

NC Farm Bureau L.E.A.D. is a leadership development program sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau. Its purpose is to develop, foster, and enhance the skills of individuals and couples (between the ages of 36 and 52) actively engaged in production Agriculture.
Interested? Contact us.

Safety

Fatal Vision: Fatal Vision is a training tool used to vividly demonstrate the concept of impairment and the dangers of impaired driving. The Fatal Vision Goggles distort vision and cause behaviors that are similar to behaviors exhibited by someone under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
ROPS Incentive: The Rollover Protective Structure Incentive Program is designed to help offset the cost of installation of factory retro-fitted and dealer installed ROPS and seat belts on farm tractors owned by North Carolina Farm Bureau members. Approved incentives equal $500 per installation and are limited to one per member. Click here for more information.
Theft Reward Program: The Theft Reward Program offers a reward for information leading to the arrest for arson, malicious damage to property, burglary, or other felonies committed on member property and a final conviction or  guilty plea on a felony charge or a lesser included offense. Program rules apply. Click here for more information.

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