Agriculture, EDUCATION, Washington County

Washington County Farm Bureau seeks high school, college applicants for scholarship

Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Local students in high school and college who are pursuing an education in the fields of agriculture, education, nursing or vocational training are eligible for two scholarships offered by the Washington County Farm Bureau this year. 

The awarded amounts start at $1,000, but “most awarded amounts are more than that,” said Jacque Duyck Jones, a 4th generation Roy-area farmer and volunteer with the local Washington County Farm Bureau chapter of the Oregon Farm Bureau. 

The Duyck family has been farming the same farm since 1907 in the Roy area, with a crop of kotata blackberries, blueberries, and perennial seed ryegrass, according to a 2016 Oregon Farm Bureau profile of Jones and her father, Larry . . .

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