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XENIA — Greene County Farm Forum is offering up to four $1,000 scholarships to deserving current year graduating students or college freshmen pursuing higher education in a field related to agriculture.

Greene County Farm Bureau is offering $500 scholarships to deserving graduating seniors planning to pursue an agriculture education. College students who are continuing their education may apply for the Cecil Huston Farm Bureau $500 Scholarship up to a maximum of four years.

Applicant must be attending or be a graduate of a Greene Couty high school and preference will be given to students whose parents or grandparents are Farm Bureau members. Application deadline is April 15 and applications can be downloaded from http://ofbf.org/counties/greene/ or contact the Farm Bureau office at 800-443-6830. Their address is Greene Co. Farm Bureau, P.O. Box 906, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.

Greene County MGs will award one $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to a deserving current year graduating student and resident of Greene County pursuing higher education within Ohio at an accredited technical school or 2-4 year college/university program in a field related to horticulture, turf management, landscape design or technology, soil science, entomology-pest management, botany-plant pathology, or forest management. More information can be found at: http://greene.osu.edu under the Master Gardener Volunteer Program section. Deadline for applications is April 4.

Copies are available from the Greene County Ext. Office at 100 Fairground Road, Xenia and they can be downloaded from the agriculture section of the Greene Co. Ext. website at: http://greene.osu.edu in the Agriculture and Natural Resources section. Deadline for applications is April 24.

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