2014 Producer Information Exchange Tour Kicks Off in California
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By: Scott Kohne, Market Acceptance Manager, NAFTA at Bayer CropScience LP
The National Cotton Council’s P.I.E. (Producer Information Exchange) Tours kicked off last week in California's San Joaquin Valley. This national tour will continue to the Mid-South, Southeast and Southwest throughout August.
The program exposes participants to innovative practices in regions different from their own. It is designed to help participants gain new perspectives with the aim of increasing their productivity and profitability through discussion with other regional grower leaders. Take a look at last week’s tour activities:
To view more photos from the tour activities, visit our Flickr album.
For more information about the P.I.E. Tour, visit cotton.org. You can also join the Twitter conversation by following @Bayer4CropsUS.
About the Author:
Scott Kohne is the NAFTA Market Acceptance Manager for the Seeds unit of Bayer CropScience LP. Responsibilities include stakeholder management, technology acceptance, maintaining and promoting a public policy environment for agricultural products.
Scott was born on a farm in Indiana and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. He has worked for Bayer CropScience since 1999 holding various positions in Regulatory, and Public & Government Affairs. Previous to his work with Bayer, Mr. Kohne worked for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services where he managed the Feed, Seed and Fertilizer Laboratories and the Florida Petroleum Inspection Laboratory.