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Education mini-grants offered

Created: 2/21/11 (Mon) | Topic: Education

North Dakota Farm Bureau is offering competitive mini-grants of up to $250.00 cash for use in classroom programs K-12 in North Dakota schools.

The goal this year is to present information to students that will increase agricultural literacy by way of raising awareness of the importance of animal agriculture.

“Agriculture is an important part of all our lives. The program objective is to enhance student knowledge of the contribution made by animal agriculture, and to teach people that farmers and ranchers take good care of their livestock” said Gail Bakko, NDFB Director of Special Programs.

North Dakota Farm Bureau will also provide educational resources relevant to the topic of the projects that are funded.

A copy of the application can be downloaded at www.ndfb.org/edusafe/minigrants. Due date is March 15, 2011.

Completed copies may be emailed by the due date to gails@ndfb.org. or postmarked by due date and mailed to North Dakota Farm Bureau, Attn: Gail Bakko, PO Box 2064, Fargo, ND  58107-2064. Questions may be directed to Gail Bakko at the above email address or by calling her at 800-367-9668.

 

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