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Agri View: College Careers in Agriculture

Dan Agri View, Education

Everett Griner talks about college careers in agriculture expanding in today’s Agri View. College Careers in Agriculture I think I have covered this before but it is worth another shot. More students are studying agriculture in college than ever before. Choice careers is nothing to compare with 30 years ago. It has always been agricultural engineering. It is bigger now …

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National FFA Organization and ASTA Sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding

Dan Education, Industry News Release, Seeds

The National FFA Organization and the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding. The memorandum will align ASTA’s strategic goals and resources with the three-component model of agricultural education, providing teacher curriculum and resources; supervised agricultural experience support and mentors; and leadership and career development. “This Memorandum of Understanding helps stress the importance of the three-component …

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Culver’s Raises Over $100,000 for Agriculture Education

Dan Education, Industry News Release

A $1 scoop of frozen custard at Culver’s recently went a long way in supporting local agricultural education at various Culver’s restaurants. Culver’s recent “Scoops of Thanks Day” at 650 restaurants around the country involved customers making a $1 donation for a single scoop of frozen custard. The project raised more than $111,000 dollars for local ag education during the …


Funding to Support the Agricultural Sciences

Dan Education, Industry News Release

$1 Million to Support Agricultural Science Education for Insular Areas The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $1 million in available funding for projects to strengthen food and agricultural science education in insular areas of the United States. Funding is made through two NIFA programs, the Resident Instruction Grants Program for Institutions of Higher …

Scholarships Available for Women in Agriculture

Dan Education, Florida, Industry News Release

The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is providing $2,000 in scholarships for women in farming to attend the Women’s Leadership Conference, March 2-4, 2017, in St. Augustine. Eight $250 scholarships will be awarded to Farm Bureau members to attend the conference. Priority of scholarships will be given to first-time attendees of the conference and women who dually serve on their county …

National 4-H Council, American Farm Bureau Federation Establish Partnership

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Promote Agriculture Education and Connect Young People to Careers of Tomorrow Leaders of National 4-H Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation announced a newly established partnership during the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two groups. Recognizing the need to support agricultural education and highlight the impact ag plays in our daily lives, National 4-H Council and …