Claudia Baney, Extension Specialist
Farm Credit of Mid-America is excited to kick off the Heifer Initiative program with the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association. The Heifer Initiative program provides youth in TN with a scholarship to purchase a beef heifer to show or begin their own herd. The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association and Farm Credit Mid-America partner to provide a total of 6 scholarships totaling $9,000.00, for worthy youth involved in Agriculture. This is the 7th year FCMA has partnered with this program and there are now over 30 kids who have been impacted. Youth can apply for the program in the categories below.
- Junior (4th and 5th grades) 1st $2,000 and 2nd $1,000
- Junior High (6th, 7th & 8th grades) 1st $2,000 and 2nd $1,000
- Senior High (9th, 10th &11th grades) 1st $2,000 and 2nd $1,000