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Polo grower donates through Bayer Fund

POLO — Farmer Edward Vock directed a $2,500 Bayer Fund donation to the Polo Lifeline Food & Self Help Project through the America’s Farmers programs.

Since 2010, the America’s Farmers programs have awarded more than $59 million to community nonprofits, aspiring ag students and to public schools.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone, including those in rural regions, and farmers play a critical role in helping communities overcome challenges, like the ones we’re currently facing” said Al Mitchell, Bayer Fund president. “Bayer Fund is proud to work side-by-side with farmers to identify local eligible nonprofit organizations that are able to provide their residents with solutions that leave a lasting impact.”