ASA Scholarship Award Winner

Cindy Zimmerman

Ben Bellar, a high school senior from Howard, Kansas, was named the 2010-2011 ASA Scholarship recipient during the 2010 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California. An active member of the ASA and FFA, Bellar has been raising soybeans since he was a child and plans to study agriculture technology management at Kansas State University next year. He is pictured here at …

ASA, Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic

BASF Recognizes SOY Challenge Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

Since Sue takes care of the bookkeeping on the Roehm farm and she admits to being a little skeptical when they entered the challenge because of the additional upfront cost involved. “With the chemicals, that’s a very big portion of our budget for farming,” Sue said. One of those additional costs was for Headline, which increases plant health. “And by …

ASA, Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Video

Social Media For Soybean Growers

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the friendly faces you’ll meet when you check in to the media room at Commodity Classic is Cassandra Schlef, Communications Coordinator for ASA. She helps with press releases, their weekly Leader Letter and website updates that include Twitter and Facebook. Cassandra says the media room this year has been expanded to include more work tables and internet access …

Ag Group, ASA, Audio, Commodity Classic

Media Room Leaders

Chuck Zimmerman

The guys who are overseeing the media room again this year are Bob Callanan, American Soybean Association (l) and Ken Colombini, National Corn Growers Association. I talked them into posing for me this morning with our media room sponsor sign. Thank you New Holland! The media are starting to trickle in as we get closer to the official kickoff of …

ASA, Commodity Classic, NCGA