Becky Finfrock

Mar 25, 2013  |  Today's News

Once again, Monsanto is recognizing America's Farm Moms with the 2013 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 $10,000. Anyone can nominate an outstanding farm mom. She can be your mother, sister, wife, daughter, friend or neighbor. It’s your chance to thank her with the ultimate Mother’s Day gift!

Entries are being accepted until April 23, 2013 and can be submitted online or by mail. Regional winners will be announced April 26, 2013 and voting for the national winner runs from May 1st until May 10th.

The American Agri-Women select the five regional winners. Each winner receives a $5,000 prize. The national winner receives an additional $5,000. To learn more about the regions, view the official contest rules and regulations.

Entries are 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?

Nominate YOUR farm mom today!