Strategizing for the Future

Laura McNamara

The future of agriculture education is no light matter for the National Council for Agricultural Education. That’s why the Council is meeting June 15-17 in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, for a 10 x 15 National Conference. The Council plans to address long-range stategic planning for the future of ag education. “We want to create new programs in communities not yet served …

Ag Group, Education

Sanabria Inaugural Grant Winner

Laura McNamara

And the first annual Eastern Chapter, National Agri-Marketing Association’s student award goes to Alida Sanabria. To support young, aspiring ag professionals, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Eastern Chapter, presented its first annual student award grant at New York City’s John Bowne High School graduation awards ceremony on May 31, 2007. Wendy Elliot, Pfizer Animal Health, presented the award to graduating …

Ag Group, Education, NAMA

Ford Foundation Fund Offers Grants to Colleges and Universities

Laura McNamara

Applications for grants from the U.S. Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation are now available. The Foundation’s Poultry Science Education Fund supports student recruitment for poultry and science courses at colleges and universities that do not offer a poultry science degree. Any institution of higher education in the United States that offers an identifiable poultry science program is eligible …