Cattlemen’s Foundation Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarships

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be given to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. Introduced in 1989, the scholarship identifies and encourages talented students who will play an important role in the future of food production. Students […]

GROWMARK FFA Essay Contest Expands To Include The Pacific Northwest

GROWMARK has expanded its annual FFA essay contest. According to Karen Jones, youth and young producer specialist, the 2022 GROWMARK FFA Essay Contest to the entire United States. Previously, it had been limited to FFA members in several Midwestern states. Jones said this year’s essay contest theme is: “What, in your opinion, has changed for […]

$1M In Scholarships Made Possible By Tree Fruit Industry

The Washington Apple Education Foundation is working on another year of “paying it forward”, as college scholarships are once again being awarded to young people from the tree fruit industry. “We have another really big list of scholarship recipients,” said WAEF Executive Director, Jennifer Witherbee. “We’re so excited to welcome new students. This year we […]

Tyson Foods-Pasco Awards $6K In Scholarships

Tyson Foods-Pasco facility has awarded six $1,000 scholarships to area students through their annual local scholarship program. The scholarships will assist six individuals with college or university education-related expenses, such as tuition, books, academic fees and room and board. Tyson awards scholarships annually to children of current Tyson team members based on student performance, involvement […]

Students Encouraged To Apply For Ag Focused Scholarships

In an effort to keep the future of the farming industry strong, America’s Farmers Grow AG Leaders works to award scholarships to students pursuing a variety of agriculture-related careers. Erin Glarner, Grow Ag Leaders Program Manager, said the program was developed in 2015 to encourage rural students. “The agriculture industry is growing, and the industry […]

WAEF Encouraging Young People Connected To Tree Fruit Industry To Apply For Scholarships

Students connected to the tree fruit industry interested in perusing a post-high school education in the fall of 2021 are encouraged to apply for scholarships from the Washington Apple Education Foundation. Jennifer Witherbee, Executive Director of WAEF said children of connected to orchards, warehouses or direct suppliers to the industry are eligible. “Additionally, students who […]

WWI Offering A Host Of Scholarships

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation announced this week that more than $30,000 in scholarships will be available for students studying viticulture, enology, or any related disciplines. The application deadline is May 31st, 2021. This year’s scholarships include: Foundation Fund Scholarship These scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000 with the number determined annually based on merit and […]

Oregon Farm Bureau Announces Scholarship Winners For 20-21 School Year

On Thursday, the Oregon Farm Bureau announced winners of a variety of scholarships for the upcoming school year. The scholarships were made possible by the Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship Program. This year, OFB says 17 scholarships were awarded for resulting in $24,000 going to students statewide. “We appreciate the contributions of our donors and […]

Future UI Students Receive $80K in Chobani Scholarships

The University of Idaho has selected the next four Chobani Scholars. The four high school graduates are enrolled in the U of I’s College of Ag and Life Sciences, and will pursue a four-year degree focused on the dairy industry. Each student will receive $20,000 each from Chobani to support their efforts. Chobani operates the […]

AgForestry Leadership Program Offers Benefits For Farming, Individuals

Time is running out for the Washington Ag community to apply for AgForestry Leadership’s upcoming class. Application deadline for Class #43 is April 30th with interviews set to start in early June. The two year class involves 11 in-state seminars, which cover a variety of topics from leadership to social issues, state government and even […]