Dairy Calf and Heifer Association scholarship

The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. The goal of this long-standing program is to invest in the future of the dairy industry by offering scholastic support to outstanding agriculture-focused students. The annual DCHA scholarship is awarded to a student currently enrolled in agriculture-related field at… Read more »

Ohio Sheep and Wool Program scholarships

The Ohio Sheep and Wool Program, Ohio’s check-off program, is offering two (2) scholarships to Ohio sheep, lamb, and wool producers to attend the Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School on June 21-14, 2015 in Denver, CO. The Ohio Sheep and Wool Program is offering this scholarship as part of their Young Entrepreneurs Education Program… Read more »

Ohio Pork Council seeks intern

The Ohio Pork Council is actively seeking candidates to apply for the 2015 OPC Summer Internship Program. The ideal candidate should be a college student majoring in the field of agriculture, communications, education, marketing or journalism; preferably going into their junior or senior year. Knowledge of swine and modern agriculture is useful, but not required…. Read more »

It’s all about advocacy

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In 2012, Greg Peterson heard LMFAO’s “I’m Sexy and I Know It” and it sparked an idea for a parody. By June of the 2013 he and his two brothers were shooting a video around their 1,000 acre Kansas farm to the tune of “I’m Farming and I Grow It.”  Greg, an Ag Communications and… Read more »

Professional Dairy Producer Foundation grants

The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation has awarded $32,500 in grants for educational projects. The grants for up to $5,000 go to non-profit organizations with the purpose of building dairy producer professionalism and maintaining public trust in the dairy industry. Among the projects receiving funding: Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin, in collaboration with Brown County… Read more »

Missouri Corn Scholarships applications available

The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will award seven $1,000 scholarships to successful applicants.  Applications for the Missouri Corn Scholarship Program are available for high school seniors and college juniors pursuing a degree in agronomy or related area of agriculture. High school senior applicants must be Missouri residents from a Missouri… Read more »

Agriculture Future of America offers scholarships

  Agriculture Future of America is encouraging graduating high school seniors and current college students to apply for the AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship Program. The scholarship has two components, a $1,000 sponsorship to AFA’s Leaders Conference, and an academic, financial support award following attendance of the conference. The program, done in conjunction with AFA… Read more »

Apply today for a scholarships through FFA

The National FFA Scholarship Program opens today. Students can apply for several scholarships through the web portal at FFA.org. Students do not need to be members of FFA to apply; some scholarships are open to members and non-members. Get the details at FFA.org. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2015.

RFA, RFF Announce National Ethanol Conference Scholarship Opportunity

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are partnering to offer interested students the opportunity to attend the 20th anniversary of the National Ethanol Conference in Grapevine, Texas, on Feb. 18–20, 2015. This year’s National Ethanol Conference, titled “Going Global,” will offer college students a chance to hear from key industry leaders… Read more »

Colvin Scholarship Fund to Award $26,000 in 2015, Deadline Dec. 8

The Colvin Scholarship Fund has grown to award higher cash amounts to deserving students. Offered by the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand, the annual awards recognize Louis M. “Mick” Colvin’s dedication to making dreams a reality and inspiring others to be their best. After Colvin retired as executive director in 1999, the brand established… Read more »