Local Farmers Making a Difference Through America's Farmers Grow Communities


­America's Farmers Grow Communities is entering its fourth year of giving farmersthe opportunity to win a $2,500 donation for their favorite local nonprofitorganizations.

Winning farmers have the opportunity to make a difference in theirown communities by enrolling and nominating a nonprofit organization of theirchoice. Over the past few years, organizations have used the funding to purchasevital equipment, supplies and resources for the betterment of their community.

Seventy-eight Nebraska counties are eligible to take part in the program.

Farmers can register online at The deadlinefor eligible farmers to enter is November 30.

In December, the MonsantoFund will then select one winner at random in each eligible county, and announce the winners in January 2014.