Poultry science department raises $18,000 for scholarships
More than $18,000 was raised by 30 teams for scholarships during the eighth annual University of Arkansas Poultry Science Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Major sponsors for the tournament included Cobb-Vantress Inc
(Food Processing Equipment Co.) and Marel Food Systems
. Arkansas Farm Bureau
also sponsored by donating balls, towels and tees for each participant. Harps Food Stores Inc.
, donated snacks for goody bags and InTents donated the use of two “hospitality” tents to use on the course.
The following companies participated in or donated to the tournament: Aerotech, Alpharma
, Barnhill Poultry, Big Dutchman
, CTB (Chore-Time)
, Dixon Poultry, Embrex
, Farm Bureau
, First Financial Bank, FPEC
, General Chemical
, H.J. Baker
, Hubbard Farms, Intervet
, JBS United
, Marel Food Systems
, Multi-Craft Contractors
, Pilgrim’s Foods, Roxell Inc.
, and Tyson Foods Inc.
This particular poultry started eight years ago, and has since raised over $140,000 for sponsorships in the department.