A number of opportunities are available for students to engage in the farm broadcasting community.

Student membership is available for students studying agriculture communications.

At convention, Farm Credit and Terrain sponsor the Social Media Corps program for students. Participants are chosen through a competitive application process.

Each year, the NAFB Foundation offers multiple $7,500 college scholarships: the Glenn Kummerow Memorial Scholarship, the George Logan Scholarship, and the Orion Samuelson Scholarship (sponsored by the CME Group). An additional scholarhsip, the Robert E. & Patricia A. Schmidt Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship, is awarded to a student from or attending a college or university in Kansas, Nebraska, or Missouri. These scholarships are recognized at the National NAFB Convention, and the recipients also receive an expense-paid trip to attend the convention as part of the award. Applicants must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student prior to the application deadline and must be enrolled in or transferring to an agricultural communications curriculum with concentration and/or application in broadcast media.

Students are also encouraged to contact their local farm broadcaster about internship opportunities that may be available. Each spring, the NAFB Foundation coordinates a summer internship grant program for up to 15 stations and networks.