DULUTH, GA (Nov. 10, 2009) — AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, recently announced winners of AGCO Corporation and AGCO Finance sponsored scholarships which epitomize the work that FFA does with youth on behalf of American agriculture. Robert Crain, senior vice president and general manager, AGCO North America and 2007-2009 member of the FFA Foundation Sponsors Board says that AGCO is proud to support the National FFA through participation in the National FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program.
“The young people who receive these scholarships represent the future of American agricluture,” says Crain. “FFA has played a vital role in their development as student leaders in their schools and communities.”
Sponsorship of FFA scholarships is only one way that AGCO, its employees and dealers support FFA. Other efforts include activities at the annual FFA national convention, where AGCO employees have direct contact with FFA members seeking information on future career options.
Source: AGCO Corp.