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“FarmHer on RFD-TV” and Syngenta announce opening of #RootedinAg Spotlight submission period

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, May 22, 2019 – “FarmHer on RFD-TV” and presenting sponsor Syngenta are working together to highlight the stories of women in the agriculture industry. As the show gears up for its fourth season, Syngenta is accepting submissions for the show’s #RootedinAg Spotlight segment. The top 25 participants will have the chance to appear on the show. To participate, FarmHers must submit a 30-to-60 second “selfie” video explaining how their agricultural roots influence them. The submission period is open through May 31, 2019, at submit.farmher.com.

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“I’m excited to hear more stories from the women who represent the past, present and future of agriculture,” said Wendell Calhoun, communications manager at Syngenta. “At Syngenta, we’re proud to continue our support of the FarmHer movement, which demonstrates the immense value of diversity in our company and in the industry as a whole. That diversity helps us accelerate innovation to address the increasing challenges faced by farmers in a changing world.”

This season, Marji Guyler-Alaniz, the show’s host and the founder of the FarmHer movement, will take viewers to locations across the U.S. in pursuit of engaging agriculture stories. She’s excited about the opportunity to showcase some of the ag industry’s most inspiring women.

“I’m thrilled to bring back the #RootedinAg Spotlight stories for season four of FarmHer,” said Guyler-Alaniz. “The videos have added such a special touch to the show, bringing us the ability to share even more stories of FarmHers in each episode. They’re shining examples of the pride and commitment women bring to agriculture. It’s a great opportunity for any woman to share her story and message through the FarmHer platform.”

For more information about “FarmHer on RFD-TV,” visit RFDTV.com. Viewers should check their local listings to find RFD-TV in their area. For more information about the Syngenta sponsorship, please visit http://www.syngenta-us.com/thrive/community/2018-farmher-journey.html. Join the conversation online – connect with Syngenta at Syngenta-us.com/social.

About Syngenta
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.

About FarmHer
Founded in 2013 to update the image of agriculture to include women through imagery, FarmHer has become a multi-faceted source of inspiration and connection for women in all types of agriculture. FarmHer images are shared through social and traditional media, updating the image of a farmer and rancher to include the women who have always been imperative to growing food and fiber. FarmHer is also an online community for women in agriculture – both professionals and producers – to connect women in a safe and private online environment. Additionally, FarmHer includes a clothing line that showcases who these women are and tells the world what they love. See more and follow the journey at farmher.com.

About RFD-TV
RFD-TV is the flagship network for RMG. Launched in December 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network featuring programming focused on the agribusiness, the equine and the rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RFD-TV produces six hours of live news each weekday in support of rural America and is a leading independent cable channel available in more than 50 million homes.

Media Contacts:
Wendell Calhoun
(336) 632-2649
wendell.calhoun@syngenta.com

Miriam Paulson
(919) 870-5718
mpaulson@gscommunications.com

Web Resources:
RFD-TV
FarmHer
Submissions
Season 3 Spotlights
Know More, Grow More
Syngenta Newsroom
Syngenta U.S.
Thrive

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