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CHRIS TANNER OF NORTON HAS BEEN SELECTED AS A WINNER IN AMERICA’S FARMERS GROW COMMUNITIES, WHICH GIVES FARMERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO WIN $2,500 FOR THEIR FAVORITE LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. THE DONATIONS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MONSANTO FUND. TANNER HAS DESIGNATED AG IN THE CLASSROOM TO RECEIVE THE AWARD IN NORTON COUNTY.   THE CHECK PRESENTATION WILL BE SUNDAY NIGHT AT FIVE AT THE NORTON COUNTY COMMUNITY BUILDING.  PREVIOUS WINNERS INCLUDE KEVIN SIDES OF ALMENA IN 2011, WHO DESIGNATED THE ALMENA COMMUNITY CENTER AND IN 2010, JOHN MILLER OF NORTON WHO DESIGNATED THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.  IN 1,245 ELIGIBLE COUNTIES IN 39 STATES, FARMERS COULD WIN $2,500 FOR THEIR FAVORITE COMMUNITY NONPROFIT.  THE MONSANTO FUND EXPECTS TO INVEST MORE THAN $3.1 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 OUR SOCIETY BY HELPING THEM GROW THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES.