April 17, 2009 10:13 PM

Focus On Ag: $24,000 in ag scholarships given

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce presented a total of $24,000 to 23 graduating high school students at its annual Ag Scholarship Luncheon. That brought the nine-year totals to 151 scholarships and $138,050 in cash. The chamber has given about $57,000 to other agricultural education efforts, including more than $30,000 for the 4-H Farmyard Experience at the Stanislaus County Fair. The chamber's Ag Committee raised more than $25,000 at this year's luncheon.

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