The following is from Monsanto:
Once again, Monsanto is recognizing America’s Farm Moms with the 2011 Farm Mom of the Year program.
Do you know a farm mom who amazes you every day with her contributions to her family, farm, community and agriculture? Nominate her for the chance to win $7,500.
Anyone can nominate an outstanding farm mom. She can be your mother, sister, wife, daughter, friend or neighbor. She can even be you!
How to Enter: Tell us in 300 words or fewer how the farm mom you are nominating contributes to her family, farm, community and agriculture. Ready to nominate your mom? Tell us her story.
Timing: Nominations end May 8, 2011. Five regional winners will be announced in mid-May. An online vote here on AmericasFarmers.com will determine the national winner, which will be announced on May 27, 2011.
Prizes: American Agri-Women will select the five regional winners. Each winner will receive a $5,000 prize. The national winner will receive an additional $2,500. To learn more about the regions, view our official contest rules and regulations.
Entries will be judged based on:
•Supporting her Family — What makes this mom really special to her family? What attributes are especially appreciated above and beyond all the daily tasks and responsibilities moms perform?
•Supporting her Farm — Whether it’s keeping the books or driving a combine, how does the mom play an important role in the success of the family farm?•Supporting her Community — How does this mom contribute to her community through involvement in agriculture organizations or support for other community activities?
•Supporting Agriculture — How does she share her passion for agriculture with others and how does she help educate consumers about ag?
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