IOWA CORN GROWERS ASSN.
18 Iowa College Students Named To Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team
JOHNSTON, Iowa - October 21, 2012- 18 Iowa college students have been named to the fourth Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team.
The Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT) is sponsored by the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The Iowa Corn CAT assists the ICGA and ICPB in developing programs that target and enhance Iowa Corn's relationship with students who are pursuing careers in agricultural production and agriculture business and industries.
"The new Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team is extremely passionate about agriculture and they will help sustain the agricultural industry and the future of farming in our state," said Bob Hemesath, an ICGA farmer director and chair of the committee overseeing the program. "We are excited to work with this team on programs and ideas that will move the industry forward."
Participants of the newly selected team are:
Titan Immel; Adair; DMACC-Ankeny Campus
Trent Kischer; Albert City; Dordt College
Kristin Scholten; Inwood; Dordt College
Stephen Chamness; Blairsburg; Ellsworth Community College
Tyler Pettit; Creston; Graceland
Shelby Cornelius; Waterloo; Hawkeye Community College
Brogan Bulechek; Centerville; Indian Hills Community College
Brandon Strutzenberg; Manson; Iowa Central Community College
Cassie Galm; Spencer; Iowa Lakes Community College
Katherine Sennert; Linn Grove; Iowa State University
Ashley Smeby; Klemme; Iowa State University
Adam Striegel; What Cheer; Iowa State University
Samantha Urmie; Long Grove; Muscatine Community College
Ben Leuder; West Union; North East Iowa Community College
Haley Vandenberg; Farmington; Southeastern Community College
Also chosen to return to the CAT from the 2012-13 team are:
Lisa Nelson; Lake Mills; Iowa State University
Marcie Stevenson; Wheatland; Iowa State University
Dawn James; Buffalo Center; North Iowa Area Community College
The first meeting will be held in November at the Iowa Corn offices in Johnston. The students were selected to the team for a one-year term.
Editor's Note: Photo available upon request
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The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB), works to develop and defend markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and corn products. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is a membership organization lobbying on agricultural issues on behalf of its 7,500 farmer members. Both organizations work on the joint mission to create opportunities for long-term Iowa corn grower profitability.
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