Jefferson County Farm Bureau

Jefferson County Farm Bureau

Many different members of the Farm Bureau, including individuals and businesses, contributed towards the funding of this scholarship.

Jefferson County Farm Bureau gives farmers and non-farmers alike the opportunity to be part of an organization dedicated to supporting and enriching agriculture. It provides an opportunity for individuals interested in the food system, land issues and rural living to join together and make their voices heard. We are active within the political system on a broad range of issues that concern every New Yorker, from taxation, conservation to local food availability. We believe that a strong, viable agricultural industry is beneficial not only to our economy but also to our local communities and our consumers.


Established in 1999 the Jefferson County Farm Bureau Scholarship is awarded to any student who has been a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau for 90 days prior to the date of the scholarship application. Preference given to members of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, but also open to members of the Farm Bureau from other counties such as Lewis, Oswego, or St. Lawrence. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to receive this scholarship for the second semester.