MOUNTVILLE, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association is offering a stipend for qualified FFA students to attend the National Young Farmer Educational Association (NYFEA) Institute to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 7-10.
Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association will pay expenses for up to three FFA members to attend and participate in the National Institute which has a strong young adult educational component.
To be eligible, FFA members must be involved in their chapter and must turn 18 before Dec. 1, 2011, or have a parent who is a Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association member who will accompany them to the institute.
Applications have been distributed to FFA advisers and agriculture teachers throughout the state, and are available at the Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association website, www.payoungfarmers.com.
Selection will be based on completion of the application, answers to essay questions character, activities and interest in pursing an ag-related career.
Personal interviews may be conducted. Applications may be mailed to Sally B. Bair, 4000 Marietta Ave., Columbia, PA 17512 by Sept. 15.