Please attach a copy of your transcript to the scholarship application, and a short essay on why electric cooperatives are important to you.Applications must be submitted to Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 330, Greenfield, IA 50849, by close of business day April 1.The top winners of the contest are awarded an all expense paid week long trip to Washington, D. The trip includes visits to monuments, memorials, museums and landmarks.
Please attach a copy of your transcript to the scholarship application, and a short essay on why electric cooperatives are important to you.Applications must be submitted to Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 330, Greenfield, IA 50849, by close of business day April 1.
It's a trip many have considered the experience of a lifetime! S.), Sophia Cunningham (Homeschool) and Samantha Thieret (South Callaway H. Megan, Sophia and Samantha will represent Callaway Electric on the 2019 Missouri Youth Tour on a week long all expense paid tour of Washington, D. Somer and Callie will receive $500 toward their freshman year of college.
2019 Youth Tour Winners, Sydney Hodson and Cheyenne Leach at the Capital, Washington, DC.
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Extension work gradually expanded to the rural populations in other parts of the United States, which contributed to a national system, because 50% of the U. population lived in rural areas nearly a century ago (United States Department of Agriculture, 2010). The term cooperative referred to its three funding sources: federal, state, and local governments (Graham, 1994).
After its creation, CES became tremendously embedded in American society.
In the beginning, extension services were established more than 100 years ago to facilitate a link for farmers to new knowledge and technology in order to increase agricultural production.
Extension services were first introduced in the United States through the city libraries, and by the Farmer Institute’s experimental station staff in Massachusetts (Seevers, Graham, & Conklin, 2007). Congress in 1914, and the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) was established (Seevers et al., 2007).
Each member’s portion is referred to as a capital credit allocation.
Cooperatives are allowed by law to use capital credit allocation funds for: Capital credits may be paid at a future date if the cooperative’s financial position is adequate to return a portion of the equity to member-owners.