SUN PRAIRIE - Compeer Financial, formerly 1st Farm Credit Services, AgStar Financial Services and Badgerland Financial, is accepting grant applications for its Agriculture Education and Classroom Equipment Grant Program.

High school agriculture programs in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory are eligible to apply for up to $3,000 per school. Funding must be used to support agriculture education by funding programs or equipment for high school agriculture classrooms. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2018.

This grant program is offered by Compeer Financial's corporate giving program, the Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America. Hands-on learning and new technologies are crucial to showing students the endless opportunities in the field of agriculture.

This grant program is designed to help fund agricultural education and classroom equipment so students have access to modern resources to broaden their perspective of the rapidly changing agricultural industry.

Program information and the application form can be found on, search for “Grants.”

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