Signup deadline extended for agriculture scholarship contest


Amid what is one of the most competitive years ever, the Animal Agriculture Alliance is opting to extended the deadline for students to sign up for its College Aggies Online agriculture scholarship competition. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and collegiate clubs now have through Oct. 10 to enter here.

The 2018 edition of College Aggies Online has record enrollment and is being extended because of the huge demand. So far, more than 350 students and 23 collegiate clubs have signed up to compete.

Click here to enter the scholarship competition.

In addition to competing for over $25,000 in scholarships, College Aggies Online participants will develop the communication skills necessary to become confident agriculture advocates. Club participants host outreach activities to engage with members of their community and fellow students about agriculture. The club events range from reading to youth and hosting a food drive to sharing facts about meat, milk, poultry and eggs on their campus.

To see the students’ social media posts and pictures from their campus events, follow #CAO18 on social media.

College Aggies Online is possible with the support of its 2018 program sponsors including: Dairy Management Inc., Seaboard Foundation, National Pork Industry Foundation, Cooper Family Foundation, Diamond V, Bayer, National Corn Growers Association, National Pork Board, Alltech, Vivayic, Ohio Poultry Association, Domino’s Pizza Inc., National Chicken Council and Pennsylvania Beef Council.

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