Area farmers have a chance to win 25-hundred dollars. Monsanto's
Linda Arnold says farmers have a chance to win big.
"It's sponsored by the Monsanto Fund," Arnold said. "We're asking
farmers to put their name in a hat and we are going to be pulling
out the name of one farmer per county and asking that farmer to
select an organization in his community to give the 25-hundred
dollar donation to."
It takes five minutes to apply before December 31. Eligible farmers
can fill out an entry form at growcommunities.com or call 1-877-267-
3332. Farmers must live or farm in an eligible county, be 21 or older,
and be actively engaged in farming a minimum of 250 acres of corn,
soybeans, and/or cotton or farm 40 acres of open field vegetables
or at least 10 acres of tomatoes, peppers, and or cucumbers. The
America's Farmers Grow Communities Program gives farmers in
1,200 counties across 38 states the chance to win.