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 2022 #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 Oct. 14, 2022, with Syngenta announcing the grand prizewinner in November.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. See Official Rules for more details.

Cindy Berner-Schlichte
Cindy Berner-Schlichte
Cattle Rancher/Hay Grower
Merrill, Iowa

Cindy Berner-Schlichte’s agricultural roots run deep. From a young age she followed her father around their farm, and visited farm auctions with her grandfather. Today, Berner-Schlichte proudly works and lives on her family’s 7th generation farm.

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Halee Bohman
Halee Bohman
Ridgeview Farms
Troy, Idaho

Halee’s roots and love for agriculture can be credited to her father and mentor, John Bohman. His dedication and passion inspired her current work ethic and taught her valuable leadership lessons. Halee now works as a grower and broker on Ridgeview Farms.

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Lindie Huffman
Lindie Huffman
Ag Extension Agent
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension
Falmouth, Kentucky

Through his hard work and early teachings, Lindie’s grandfather inspired her to pursue a career in agriculture. Now, Lindie applies this knowledge to her work as an Ag Extension Agent and on her family’s 6th generation farm.

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Vote for Your Favorite #RootedinAg Finalist!