Nolan County farm family wins $2,500 for Roscoe FFA

February 26, 2011

Shown are Roscoe High School FFA students and to the right in a check presentation are (from left to right) Kaye Joy, Darren Carson (Roscoe High School FFA instructor), Larry Black (Central Rolling Plains Co-op Manager), Jimmie Jo, and a Monsanto Representative.

Jimmie and Kaye Joy of Roscoe were selected as winners in the America's Farmers Grow Communities SM Program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local non-profit organizations. The donations are available through the Monsanto Fund. The Joys have designated the Roscoe High School FFA to receive the Award in Nolan County. An award ceremony was presented on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Roscoe High School Ag Building.
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's Farmers Grow Communities is part of a broad commitment by the Monsanto Fund to highlight the important contributions farmers make every day to society by helping them grow their local communities. To date, more than 60,000 farmers participated in the program, which is designed to benefit non-profit groups such as Ag youth, schools and other civic organizations. For more information and to see a full list of winners, visit www.growcommunitites.com

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