Directors Cup Award
FCI celebrates young and beginning farmers committed to continuous learning and intentional living for a brighter future for their farm family business and community with the Directors Cup Award.
PROGRAM FEATURES & QUALIFICATIONS
Individual and married-couple FreshRoots participants who are 40 years of age or younger or in their first 10 years of farming on January 1 of the year they apply and who have been an FCI member-borrower for at least three years are eligible to apply.
Applicants will submit a formal application highlighting the personal growth and professional development they have pursued while participating in the FreshRoots program.
An independent committee will select the annual recipients.
- Applications are available online February 1 to April 1 annually.
Recipients receive a $5,000 cash award and a trophy.