Bacone College students soon can take agricultural classes, which could lead to careers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
On Tuesday, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services signed a two-year $490,000 agreement to create an Ag in the Classroom program. The agreement includes $240,000 for 10 $12,000 scholarships a year; $100,000 for faculty and $46,000 for summer internships.
During a signing ceremony Tuesday, Terry Cosby, chief of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services, said, “these are the kind of partnerships we love.”
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