FFA Officers Share Their Passion for Ag at Bayer

Friday, May 20, 2016
By: Casey Allen, External Communications
Bayer Bee Care Center leaders and FFA officers

Bayer was honored to host three FFA officers at its Crop Science headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC on Monday, May 16. Abbey Gretsch and Sarah Draper from the National Officer team, and Katie Honeycutt from the North Carolina Officer Team, came to learn more about Bayer and share with employees what they are most passionate about: agriculture.

Take a look at the images below and follow the trio of young leaders on their visit to Bayer…

Bayer Crop Science leadership pose with FFA officers

Bayer Employees and FFA alums greeted the officers upon their arrival and posed for a quick photo.

CEO and President Jim Blome poses with national FFA officers

CEO and President Jim Blome poses with the officers holding his Honorary American FFA Degree.

Bayer employees Q&A with National FFA officers

Employees were invited to hear what the officers had to say about AgVocacy, education, and the next generation of ag leaders during an open Q&A discussion.

National FFA officers pose at Bayer Bee Care Center

Following the Q&A session, the officers took a trip to the Bayer Bee Care Center to get up close and personal with honey bee research. 

We also gave the officers control of the Bayer Instagram account during their visit. Take a look at some of the photos they shared

To learn a bit more about each young professional, read their bios on the National FFA Organization website, and the North Carolina FFA Association website.

Advocating for modern agriculture is a role that all of us involved in the industry can fulfill. The AgVocate Facebook community is a place where those who are passionate about modern agriculture can come to meet and discuss the trends and challenges facing the industry today. Follow along with us on Facebook and join the group to engage in the conversation about agriculture, food production and innovation needs to feed a hungry world. Become an #AgVocate today, amplify your voice, and empower the future of our industry!


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