That’s the main reason FMC Corporation set up a sound booth at the National FFA Convention for the second year in a row to give the blue jackets an easy way to enter the Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest. This is the third year that FMC has sponsored this contest for youth in agriculture and Paul Redhage with FMC gets more excited about it every year.
“I have the honor now here in a couple of weeks to present a $10,000 check to the (2014) grand prize winner who is Lindsay Webber of Colfax, Washington,” said Paul, pictured here next to a picture of Lindsay on display at FFA. “So, we’re investing in the youth of agriculture, we’re investing in new products, new initiatives,” Paul added. “As agriculture grows, we want to help it grow and grow with it.”
This year, FMC also offered a recording opportunity for young people who have talents other than singing, asking them to record their thoughts about what investing in farming’s future means to them. “They don’t have to sing, they just go in and (talk) from their heart,” said Paul.
Listen to Jamie’s interview with Paul here: Interview with Paul Redhage, FMC Corporation