Be a Recruiter

Interested in Recruiting a Team?

Whether you are a teacher, librarian, volunteer educator or a member of the agriculture industry – you can help young people succeed with the Purple Plow Challenge.

Teachers and Librarians: Check out the Facilitator Guide on the Challenge page.

Volunteer Educators and Ag Industry Representatives: Check out this Volunteer Educator Guide for the Purple Plow Challenge!

Would you like to connect with a scientist?

For more information on connecting with a scientist, email to locate a Pioneer scientist near you.

Important Privacy Information

This experience is designed for kids, but must be submitted by an adult over the age of 13. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) prevents The Purple Plow Challenge from collecting personal information online from children under age 13.

  • Do not include student names, school name or any other personal information in the body of the response questions. Enter school and contact information only in the specific designated areas of the form.

Do your photos need a release? Any photo that shows the face of a student or recognizable characteristics of that student requires an official AFBFA photo release form. (DOWNLOAD HERE). Here are some tips for taking pictures that Do Not require a photo release: Take pictures of

  • Student prototypes only
  • Students’ hands working on projects
  • Over-the-shoulder pictures of students working from behind.