February 21, 2017

Nebraska Corn Growers Association Announces Winners of Inaugural FLAGship Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship Program. After much deliberation, the Grower Services Committee decided on five applicants to receive the $2,000 scholarships. The awardees are:

To be eligible for this scholarship, student must be a member of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association or the son/daughter of a NeCGA member. They must be a senior in high school or college freshman who is continuing their education in an agricultural related field at an in-state school.

“The applications we received for the FLAGship Program were outstanding. It was very difficult to choose just five students to receive the scholarship. The future of agriculture is very bright with these young people going into the industry,” said Dan Nerud, Chairman of the Grower Services Committee and Vice President of NeCGA. 

For more information about the Nebraska Corn Growers Association and the Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship Program, please call the office at (402) 438-6459.

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is a grassroots commodity organization whose mission is to create and increase opportunities for Nebraska  corn farmers through advocacy, education, partnerships and leadership development. This scholarship is intended to form a solid base for the next generation of ag leaders.