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'Growing for the Future' Launched by Warner Seeds
Kansas Ag Connection - 10/11/2017

Warner Seeds, Inc. announced its partnership with the Kansas FFA to support the future of agriculture, student development and local FFA chapters across the state. With every bag of Warner grain sorghum or seed corn purchased through June 30, 2018 Warner Seeds, Inc. and its dealer network will donate $1 per bag to Kansas FFA chapters. These donations will help FFA continue to further its mission of making a positive difference in the lives of students and shine a spotlight on the Kansas production agricultural industry.

"We believe in the power of the FFA and the bright future that these young agriculture leaders will have in their communities and in the farming industry," said Rusty Smallwood, sales manager for Warner Seeds, Inc. "We are proud to be able to support local chapters and help provide opportunities for growth for Kansas FFA members."

In addition to the chapter-level donations, Warner Seed, Inc. is a new, Two-Star Sponsor of the 90th Kansas FFA Convention.

"We're thrilled to work with companies like Warner Seeds that share our dedication and passion for Kansas agriculture. Our goal is to develop students' potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education, and we couldn't do this without the support of our partners," said Beth Gaines, executive director of the Kansas FFA Foundation.

About Warner Seeds, Inc. Founded in 1965, Warner Seeds, Inc. is an independent, privately owned seed company, and is vertically integrated in the hybrid grain sorghum and sorghum forage industry with corporate headquarters in Hereford, Texas. With other locations in Texas and Kansas, Warner Seed services the entire sorghum growing area from the Southern tip of Texas to Northern Kansas with quality grain sorghum, forages, corn, and cereal grain seeds. Warner Seed was among the first to release grain sorghum varieties with high levels of resistance to Sugar Cane Aphids, and continues to have the hybrids with the best resistance in the market. New for 2018, Warner has designated the hybrids with the best aphid resistance as "SC Aphid Guard" hybrids. To learn more about Warner Seeds, please call us at 1-866-Warner1 or visit

The Kansas FFA Organization is a premier youth development organization that boasts a membership of more than 9,200 student members as part of 197 local FFA chapters across Kansas. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. For more, visit the Kansas FFA Organization online at or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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