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Ag careers program to be held at UAPB

AgDiscovery, a free two-week residential program teaching students about agricultural careers, will be held at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, June 15-28. Deadline for applications and/or reference letters is March 23, apply online or by mail.

AgDiscovery, for students aged 14 through 17 years old, teaches about careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness, regulatory science and plant pathology.

Students chosen for AgDiscovery live on the UAPB campus. Information is presented by university professors, practicing veterinarians and U.S. government professionals, and through hands-on labs, workshops, field trips and other activities.

AgDiscovery is sponsored by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Tuition, room and board, and program supplies are met by APHIS.

For more information go online to the APHIS AgDiscovery Website - www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery

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