Grain scholarships available to Illinois college students

The Grain and Feed Association of Illinois (GFAI) has a few scholarship opportunities for college students in Illinois. Deadline to apply for scholarships listed below is Nov. 14, 2014. You can get more details about the scholarships in the video. Industry Immersion scholarship This $4,500 scholarship is available to sophomores or juniors at accredited Illinois… Read more »

NCGA, BASF scholarships available

Five scholarships for $1,000 each are available through a partnership between the National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation. Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field during the 2015-16 school year. Applications are due by Dec. 12, 2014. Applicants for the NCGA William C. Berg… Read more »

Missouri Pork offers internships

Missouri Pork Association has three internships for spring, summer and fall 2015. Deadline to apply is Nov. 3, 2014. Eligible students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA, advisor’s consent and junior standing. Full details, and an application, are available at

Apply today for Wisconsin Pork Scholarships

High school seniors and college students who want to work in the swine industry can apply for scholarships through the Wisconsin Pork Association. Deadline to apply is Dec. 10, 2014. Applications are available by calling the Wisconsin Pork Association at 608-723-7551 or via e-mail at Applications can also be downloaded at Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship… Read more »

Coca-Cola taking 2015 scholarship applications

Students can now apply for 2015 Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarships. Scholarships are available for students at two- and four-year colleges. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2014. Applicants must be: Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools). U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian… Read more »

SOY ag scholarship available

High school seniors have until Nov. 20, 2014, to apply for a $5,000 scholarships through Secure Optimal Yield (SOY). The one-time scholarship is available to students who plan to pursue an ag degree. The scholarship recipient must maintain academic success and be in good standing with the college or university. Full details – and an… Read more »

Wisconsin beef internship app deadline approaches

There are just a few weeks left to apply for two internships with East Central/Select Sires in Waupun, Wisc. Internships for an artificial insemination (A.I.) specialist and a communications are slated for the summer of 2015. The A.I. specialist intern will have the opportunity to experience a career in the A.I. industry and work with… Read more »

Passionate about beef? Check out this ag scholarship

Passionate about the beef industry? The Missouri CattleWomen’s Association has a $1,000 scholarship for a qualified full-time college student. Applicants must be at least a sophomore with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better and a Missouri resident. They must also be full-time students who will be younger than 23 years old on Jan. 1, 2015…. Read more »

Wisconsin auctioneer contest to benefit FFA Foundation

The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association will again host the annual State Champion Auctioneer Contest at state fair this year.  The annual event will be 1 pm, Tuesday, August 5th on the main stage in the Case I-H Coliseum.  A number of the items being sold by the contestants will benefit the Wisconsin FFA Foundation.  Among the… Read more »

FFA American Star Finalists named

The National FFA Organization has named the finalists for each of the American Stars: American Star Farmer Alan Barka, Litchfield FFA Chapter (Minnesota) – Barka owns a dairy cattle operation, in which he manages and sells the milk produced. Josh Stutrud, Rugby FFA Chapter (North Dakota) – Stutrud manages his own diversified agricultural livestock and… Read more »