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Carl Junction FFA receives $2,500

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A Four State farmer gives back to an organization he says helped boost his career decades ago.

Mike Garrett presented a $2,500 check to the Carl Junction FFA this morning.

The farmer from Oronogo, Missouri applied for and won the money from Monsanto's America's Farmers Grow Communities Grant program.

The Monsanto Fund gives eligible farmers the opportunity to win money for their favorite community non-profit organization.

"It is awesome, we know we are supported by the community," says Taylor Beck of the Carl Junction FFA.  "It is awesome to see it happening everyday with a donation like this big."

One member is selected in each eligible county, with the Carl Junction FFA representing Jasper County.


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