WD Farr Scholarship Winners

Jamie JohansenADM, Ag Group, Audio, award, Beef, Education, NCBA, Research

cisc-14-66 editedCongratulations to two young agricultural professionals who were awarded the WD Farr Scholarship during the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference. Ariel Overstreet-Adkins from Big Timber, Montana and Josh Ison from Batavia, Ohio were honored at the first session by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation and the Farr family.

They each received a $12,000 graduate scholarship. Ariel will use it to finish law school with plans to continue in the cattle industry representing it in Washington. Josh’s plans are taking him to France where he will continue is research studies in pre-harvest food safety.

WD Farr, a third generation Coloradan, pioneer rancher, statesman and banker is known for his extraordinary vision. His dedication to improving agriculture, livestock and water development has resulted in significant changes in farming methods that have influenced the practices of ranchers and farmers throughout the nation.

Listen to my interview with Ariel here: Interview with Ariel Overstreet-Adkins

Listen to my interview with Josh here: Interview with Josh Ison

View and download photos from the event here: Cattle Industry Summer Conference Photo Album

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