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Scholarship image medSupporting the Ag Community
FarmShows USA and Midwest Shows believes in giving back to the community.  The Midwest Shows Scholarship Program was formed to support youth entering post-secondary agricultural education programs.  To date, over $80,000 has been awarded.

Currently, two scholarship competitions are conducted each year for Oklahoma high school students.  To participate, you must be a current high school student interested in pursuing a post-secondary education in agricultural sciences.

Livestock Handling Skills Scholarship Competition

  • Preliminary qualification test during OSU Animal Science “Big 3” Field days
    • DATE:  Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    • LOCATION:  Animal Science Bldg, Rm. 123
      • 310 North Monroe
        Oklahoma State University
        Stillwater, OK 74078
    • TIME:  1:00 – 4:00pm (please allow ~30 minutes to complete the written test)
    • Recommended test preparation/study:
      • General cattle handling practices
      • Vaccination & when to vaccinate
      • Types of vaccinations
      • Cattle temp/gestation
      • Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program
      • Natural/Organic/Grass Fed/All Natural
      • Cattle implants
      • Beef Checkoff Program
    • For more info: Contact Ddee Haynes 580-772-4053 or email [email protected]
  • Final competition hosted at the Tulsa Farm Show in December

Commercial Cattle Grading Scholarship Competition

  • Open competition – no prequalificiation necessary
  • Competition hosted at the OKC West Stockyards, El Reno, OK
  • Final results announced at the Oklahoma City Farm Show in April