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August 2020 Farm Journal Story Lead Contest: Soil Health


Get your story lead developed and published by Farm Journal!

For this month’s Cooperative Extension feature, Farm Journal’s Trust In Food wants to hear from your county/state/region about an innovative research project, on-farm trial or farmer engagement program you or Extension is leading to help farmers measure, analyze and improve their soil health.

Are you ready to pitch your story for a national audience? Post your submission in Connect Extension in the Farm Journal Monthly Story Lead Contest subgroup by noon Eastern time on FridayAugust 28th. Your story could be selected for a Farm Journal editor to write up and publish at, the No. 1 U.S. ag news site by traffic. Check out the story by Farm Journal on the June 2020 contest winner here

To submit a story lead and learn more about the August contest, join the Farm Journal Monthly Story Lead Contest subgroup here.

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