Monsanto’s search for America’s Farmers Mom of the Year is back for 2012, along with a $10,000 grand prize.
Anyone can nominate their favorite farm mom by visiting AmericasFarmers.com by April 23 and submitting a 300-word essay explaining how she contributes to her family, farm, community and agriculture. Five regional winners will be selected by a panel of judges from American Agri-Women and Monsanto. Profiles of the regional winners will be posted to AmericasFarmers.com, where online voting will determine the national winner to be announced on Mother’s Day. All regional winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize from Monsanto; the national winner will receive an additional $5,000.
“Monsanto is thrilled to recognize the nearly 1 million female farmers in the U.S. who help provide food and fiber for our growing global population while raising the next generation of American farmers,” said Consuelo Madere, America’s Farmers Mom of the Year spokesperson and Vice President, Monsanto Vegetable Seeds and Asia Business.… Continue readingRead More »