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IFYE Attends Commodity Classic

March 16, 2023

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IFYE was an exhibitor at the Commodity Classic Trade Show to recruit future IFYE participants, create awareness with many farmers, and meet with representatives of agri-businesses in hopes of raising funds! Rebecca Pratt and Phillip Wessel (both 2022 IFYEs sponsored by the United Soybean Board) along with Mary Springer (IFYE Grant writer) and Carolyn Hansen (IFYE Interim Executive Director), attended the Commodity Classic from Thursday, March 9th through Saturday, March 11th in Orlando, FL. Learn more about the Commodity Classic.


IFYE attends Commodity Classic Trade Show

L to R - 2022 Illinois IFYEs, Rebecca Pratt (to Norway and Thailand) and Phillip Wessel (to Germany), visited with IFYE alumnus Steve Censky (Minnesota to Republic of China - 1985) at the Commodity Classic held in Orlando, FL this past weekend March 9-11, 2023. Censky is the current American Soybean Association CEO. (Photo by Mary Springer - March 11, 2023)