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Scholarship opportunity for agriculture students

Once again, the Long Island Farm Bureau is looking for some lucky kids it wants to help with some scholarship money.

High school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in the field are eligible to apply for the 2013 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee.

Scholarship awards are nice: $1,500 for first place $1,200 for second and $1,000 for third place. Applications must be received by Nov. 18, 2012. To nominate someone for the scholarship or to request an application, call 800-342-4143, or visit lifb.com to download the application.

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