HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WOWO): Huntington University's new agriculture program has netted a gift from a local business and its leader.
Farmers Grain and Feed in Columbia City has donated $2,500 to HU's Institute for Agricultural Studies. Meanwhile, it's President, Terry Shively is also making a $2,500 personal contribution.
From a University press release:
HU’s agribusiness program, which is under development, is intended to meet the growing need for agribusiness professionals and is anticipated to include concentrations in business innovation and entrepreneurship, communication and public policy, crop production, agricultural education, and ministry and missions.
Established in the fall of 2014, HU’s Institute for Agricultural Studies promotes a Christian perspective on agriculture, which recognizes a responsibility to be good stewards of God’s creation and to examine questions of sustainability and justice.
For more information about the program, log on to www.huntington.edu/agriculture.