Vote for Your Favorite #RootedinAg Finalist

Cast your vote to help decide who will be the winner of this year’s grand prize.
Thanks to everyone who entered the 2021 #RootedinAg contest. Our panel of judges has selected the top three entries. Now we need your help to determine who will be the grand prizewinner of a $500 gift card plus a $1,000 donation to a favorite local charity or civic group*. Check out the finalists’ entries below and vote for the one you think is most deserving. Online voting ends Sept. 24, 2021, with Syngenta announcing the grand prizewinner in October.

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Craig Converse
Craig Converse
Converse Farm
Brookings, South Dakota

Craig’s late father and Ag mentor planted the roots of ag at a very young age by supporting him through his FFA and 4-H goals. Now, Craig has returned to the family farm to continue the legacy of his family.

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Natalie Doelman
Natalie Doelman
Dairy Farmer
Family Farm
West Lafayette, Indiana

Growing up on a dairy farm, Natalie saw her parents’ persistence and passion for ag day in and day out. This ultimately sparked her love for agriculture.

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Austin Walter
Austin Walter
Cattle Feeder
Walter Enterprises
Grand Ridge, Illinois

This finalist decided to return home after college to farm alongside his mentor. Austin says his grandfather’s lessons inspire him to be rooted in ag.

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Vote for Your Favorite #RootedinAg Finalist!