Students Awarded Pork Industry Scholarships

Jamie Johansen

During the 2017 National Pork Industry Forum, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) awarded scholarships to 10 college students who intend to pursue careers in the pork industry. The 2017 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship is sponsored by CME Group and the National Pork Industry Foundation. The 2017 winners of the $2,500 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarships are: …

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Ten Students Awarded CME Beef Industry Scholarships

Jamie Johansen

Ten college students, who are pursuing careers in the beef industry, have been chosen for the 2017-2018 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship is sponsored by the CME Group and administered by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF). Taylre Sitz of Bozeman, Mont., is the overall essay winner. “We’re pleased continue our support of the CME Beef Industry Scholarships, which …

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2016 College Aggies Online Scholarship Winners

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced the winners of its annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program. In the individual competition, the winners were: – First place, $2500 scholarship: Topanga McBride, junior in agricultural communications and agricultural economics, Kansas State University – Second place, $1000 scholarship: Brianna Gwirtz, junior in agricultural communications, The Ohio State University – Third place, $500 scholarship: …

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Dairy Checkoff Awards 13 Scholarships

Lizzy Schultz

13 academic scholarships were recently awarded to college students who intend to serve as future leaders of the dairy industry. The scholarships, presented by The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) through Dairy Management Inc. and the national dairy checkoff, awarded each student with $2,500. One outstanding student was also awarded the $3,500 James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship. …

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College Aggies Online Competition Launches Sept. 19th

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program will kick off on Monday, September 19th. CAO is designed to help college students with an interest in agriculture become confident, positive and proactive communicators while competing for scholarship funds. Competitors can register for the individual or student organization divisions. “The CAO program continues to grow and thrive, and …

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Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship

Jamie Johansen

Chris Posbergh has been named the winner of the $3,000 Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial scholarship from the American Sheep Industry, with his research project on increasing efficiency in sheep production using genetics. A is a Ph.D. student at New York’s Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science in May 2015. He has two objectives: to identify …

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NJAA Recognizes Members at NJAS

Lizzy Schultz

The National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) recently recognized several exemplary NJAA members the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Grand Island, Neb. Bob and Becky Tiedeman, Sarah McCall, and Joe and Susanne Bush all received honors and recognitions for their unique contributions to the NJAA. Bob and Becky Tiedeman, and Joe and Susanne Bush, were each named the newest inductees …

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Pork Checkoff Awards 22 Pork Industry Scholarships

Jamie Johansen

The Pork Checkoff has awarded 22 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s future leaders. Recipients were selected based on scholastic merit, leadership activities, involvement in the pork production industry and future plans for a career in pork production. “The 2016 scholarship winners will positively impact the swine industry …

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CDE Foundation, PA Dairymen to Offer Ten Scholarships

Jamie Johansen

Through additional funds made available by the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania and the PA Dairymen’s Association will now be offering up to ten scholarships designated for undergraduate students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. These scholarships are awarded annually based on an undergraduate’s character, integrity, leadership qualities and goals for the future. Applications …

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