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February Story Lead Contest Winner Published in Farm Journal


Congratulations to Will Hehemann from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluffs for submitting the winning story for February's 2021 Farm Journal Story Lead Contest, which was focused on surfacing stories of 1890 land-grant universities that are making a measurable impact in the lives of farmers or ranchers. Will Hehemann's winning story, Arkansas Family's Farm Legacy Spurs New Era Of Opportunity For Landowners of Color, has been published in Farm Journal and can be read here!

Thanks to everyone who submitted stories and the June Story Lead Contest prompt has been posted, and you can join the subgroup here.

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