Troxler recognizes student winners
in Farm to School calendar art contest
Agriculture Commissioner recently recognized winners of the 2015 Farm to School calendar art contest. Thirteen winners’ work was selected out of nearly 4,000 entries statewide. In addition to the artwork, the calendars include daily agricultural facts. Read More>>
First recipients of N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships announced
Twenty-four North Carolina students are the first recipients of the N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships. The scholarships are designed for high school seniors and students currently enrolled in an institute of higher education who have participated in the junior livestock or market turkey shows at the N.C. State Fair.
The scholarships were funded by sponsors of the annual N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Sale of Champions. The number of scholarships awarded each year will be based on qualified applicants and funds available from the previous year’s Sale of Champions. Because of strong support of the 2014 sale, 24 scholarships valued at $2,000 each were awarded this year. Read More>>