Nominate Your Mom to be Recognized

March 18, 2013 10:19 AM

Nominate your favorite farm mom for a chance to win up to $10,000 in Monsanto’s America’s Farm Mom of the Year contest.

America’s Farmers, a campaign by Monsanto Company, is looking to honor the contributions that farm moms make to their family, farm, community and industry, with the fourth annual America’s Farmers Mom of the Year award.

Anyone can nominate their favorite farm mom by visiting before April 23 and submitting a brief essay explaining how she contributes to her family, farm, community and agriculture.

One regional winner will be selected by a panel of judges from American Agri-Women and Monsanto for each of the contest’s five regions. Profiles of the regional winners will be posted to The winner will be be announced on Mother’s Day. Each regional winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize from Monsanto; the national winner will receive an additional $5,000 cash prize.

Last year the America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest received more than 900 nominations from 45 states. From this vast pool of worthy candidates, the judges selected five regional winners as diverse as their farming operations. Online voting on selected Debbie Lyons-Blythe, a rancher from White City, Kan., as the national 2012 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year winner.

Complete eligibility requirements and official rules for America’s Farmers Mom of the Year can be obtained online at or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, Attn: Nancy Hallahan, 914 Spruce Street, St. Louis, MO 63102.


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