04/04/11 Jon Langfeldt of Plymouth has been selected as a winner in the America‚Äôs Farmers Grow Communities program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations.¬†¬† The donations are available through the MonsantoFund. ¬† Langfeldt has designated St. Michael Catholic School, located in Plymouth, to receive the award in Marshall County.
In more than 1,200 eligible counties, farmers can win $2,500 for their favorite community non-profit.¬† The Monsanto Fund expects to invest more than $3 million in local communities.¬† America‚Äôs Farmers Grow Communities is part of a broad commitment by the Monsanto Fund to highlight the important contributions farmers make every day to our society by helping them grow their local communities. To date, more than 60,000 farmers participated in the program, which is designed to benefit nonprofit groups such as ag youth, schools and other civic organizations.
Jon Langfeldt, St. Michael Catholic School and Monsanto representative Justin Mason will participate in a check presentation ceremony next Wednesday afternoon.