Kent County Farm Bureau and New Castle County Farm Bureau are accepting applications for the 2016-17 state youth ambassador.

Kent County Farm Bureau and New Castle County Farm Bureau are accepting applications for the 2016-17 state youth ambassador.

To qualify, the applicant’s family must be Farm Bureau members in good standing with dues paid for the current year and must be Delaware residents for at least one year prior to the contest. The applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 21.

The winner should be available to represent the Farm Bureau at the following functions: Ag Industry Dinner, Delaware State Fair Food and Promotional Booths, Farm Bureau Annual Meeting & Banquet and should attend Young Farmers & Ranchers meetings when available.

Applications may be obtained by visiting defb.org or by calling 697-3183. All applications must be postmarked Sept. 21 for Kent County or Oct. 1 for New Castle County. Applications must be sent to the State Office at 3457 S. Dupont Highway, Camden, DE 19934.