Erik and Emily Oberbroeckling of Clayton County earned the Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2014 Young Farmer Achievement Award at the organization’s annual meeting last week in Des Moines.

The annual award honors young farmers who show outstanding management ability in their farming operations and involvement in Farm Bureau and community activities.

Thomas and Jessica Forbes of Monona County placed second in the Achievement Award competition, while Adam Sudmann of Pottawattamie County placed third.

The Oberbroecklings, who farm near Garnavillo, grow corn and soybeans, in addition to their custom-spraying and commercial trucking business.

The Oberbroecklings formed a farming...