Ray Kerins: September 19, 2019

COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR, LUKE BRYAN HELPS CELEBRATE THE AMERICAN FARMER

LUKE BRYAN AND BAYER JOIN FORCES TO RAISE AWARENESS – AND A TOAST – TO AMERICAN FARMERS WITH HERE’S TO THE FARMER CAMPAIGN; ANNUAL FARM TOUR TO FEED HUNGRY AMERICANS WITH A GOAL OF DONATING 1 MILLION MEALS

 

Ray Kerins

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Bayer 

Country music superstar, Luke Bryan is no stranger to celebrating America’s hard-working farmers.  At this year’s, Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour, tour sponsor Bayer will join him in toasting U.S. farmers with its Here’s To The Farmer campaign.

As the son of a peanut farmer from Georgia, Bryan launched his annual Farm Tour in 2009 as a way of highlighting and celebrating the contributions of America’s farmers.  For the fifth consecutive year, Bayer, a world leader in innovation and agriculture, is the title sponsor of the tour and will highlight its Here’s To The Farmer campaign. By using the hashtag #HeresToTheFarmer, fans can show their gratitude to America’s farmers. For every share, Bayer will donate a meal* to someone in need through Feeding America®.

Did You Know:

  • 97% of U.S. Farms are operated by Families – Individuals, Family Partnerships or Family Corporations
  • Agriculture Employs MORE THAN 24 MILLION American Workers
  • 31% of American Farmers are Women
  • 83% of the food we eat in America is grown by U.S. farmers & ranchers

(Sources: American Farm Bureau Foundation, An Edible History of Humanity, USDA)

On Thursday, September 19th Bayer Senior Vice President Ray Kerins will be available to your listeners to talk about the campaign and how people can get involved.

For more information please visit www.herestothefarmer.com

 

More About Ray Kerins:

Ray Kerins is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Bayer. He manages all communications, government relations, policy and advocacy for Bayer in the United States. Ray oversees the Bayer USA Foundation and is a member of the Bayer U.S. Country Leadership Team.

 

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