Apply now for the 2020 W.D. Farr Scholarship – Applications due by September 11th

2019 Winners Pictured L-R – R.D. Farr (W.D.’s grandson); Paige Stanley (University of California – Berkeley); Linda Davis (W.D. Farr Scholarship Committee Chair); and, Jessica Sperber (University of Nebraska – Lincoln)

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is honoring the successful career of the late W.D. Farr of Greeley, Colorado through two annual $15,000 graduate scholarships bearing his name. We lost a true industry leader and friend with W.D.’s passing on August 13, 2007, at the age of 97. Farr, a third generation Coloradan, pioneer rancher, statesman and banker is known for his extraordinary vision. His dedication to improving agriculture, livestock and water development has resulted in significant changes in farming methods that have influenced the practices of ranchers and farmers throughout the nation.

Scholarship application process is open now. Applications are due midnight CT, Friday, September 11, 2020. Winners to be announced in February 2021.


By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.