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2019 Transform My Community Contest

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• By Carroll Smith, Editor • The Transform My Community contest, inspired by Transform WG insecticide and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience and Cotton Farming magazine, is a way for cotton and sorghum farmers and crop consultants to “transform” an aspect of their community with $25,000. As the program celebrates its fifth year, it’s inspiring and satisfying to see how this ... Read More »

Transform My Community Contest Opens June 1

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By Carroll Smith, Editor — “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference,” says Tom Brokaw, television journalist and author. And giving just a small portion of your time is always part of that equation. The Transform My Community Contest, inspired by Transform WG insecticide and sponsored by Dow AgroSciences and Cotton Farming magazine, ... Read More »

Where Dreams Come True

Mississippi Cotton Farmer Wins $20,000 Transform My Community Grand Prize For Delta Streets Academy By Carroll Smith Editor T.Mac Howard grew up in Rankin County, Mississippi, and attended Mississippi State University. Fueled by his strong faith, Howard made his way to New Orleans after his sophomore year to participate in a summer internship with Desire Street Ministries. Mo Leverett was ... Read More »

For The Children

Tennessee cotton consultant wins the $20,000 Transform My Community grand prize for the Gibson County Carl Perkins Center. By Carroll Smith Editor “A hundred years from now, nobody will remember who I was, what I did or how much money I had. But the world may be a little different and a little better because I was important in the ... Read More »

Miracle In Monticello

Miracle in Monticello

• By Carroll Smith, Senior Writer • Transform My Community Contest Winners Announced Grand Prize Winner: A.J. Hood, Cotton Producer, Tillar, Ark. First Place Winner: Steve Robert, Cotton Consultant, Wynne, Ark. Second Place Winner: Frank Phelps, Cotton Consultant, Mer Rouge, La. Third Place Winner: Stephanie Miller, Cotton Producer, Boaz, Ala. Fourth Place Winner: Bob & Stoney Stonestreet, Cotton Consultants, Clarksdale, Miss. ... Read More »