03/15/2012 @ 11:00pm

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There is no shortage of scholarship money for students who have the desire to pursue a career in agriculture, according to 
U.S. News and World Report. This could mean a bright future for anyone who has used farm equipment and is looking to get educated on the inner workings of the industry.

The news source reported that agriculture is more than just farming or ranching, as careers include agricultural engineering, agronomy, crop and soil sciences, entomology, food sciences, horticulture and plant pathology.

Different fields in the agricultural industry offer a variety of options in terms of schooling, as students can find scholarship opportunities across a wide range of specific sectors. According to U.S. News, the National Potato Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture both offer chances for people who have demonstrated an interest in farming to further their careers.

The East Oregonian reported that a local farm bureau is offering students a chance to win scholarships in order for these individuals to attend any school of higher education. This gives people a chance to pursue what they love, and continue a career in an agricultural pursuit.