The American Soybean Association has teamed up with three famers to answer consumer questions about modern agriculture. The discussion will take place live on Twitter on Wednesday, October 12, beginning at 8 a.m. Questions can be tweeted to @ASA_Soybeans and will be answered by Kyle Bridegforth (@Kylebridge), Brad Kremer (@kremer_brad) and Jenny Roerich (@PrairieCA) through out the day. To follow the conversation, use the hashtag #AsktheFarmer.
Kyle Bridgeforth, Bridgeforth Farms, Tanner, Ala.—Kyle Bridgeforth is a fifth generation farmer from Tanner, Ala. He farms with his dad, uncle, brother and cousin on Bridgeforth Farms, where they grow double-crop wheat and soybeans, but also corn, canola, cotton and grain sorghum.
Brad Kremer, Hillcrest Family Farms, Pittsville, Wis.—Brad and his wife Nicole operate a family farm consisting of 1,200 acres of soybeans and 1,800 acres of corn, wheat and alfalfa. They also own a 400 animal dairy and a facility where they dry and store grain.
Jenny Rohrich, Rohrich Farms & Prairie Californian, Ashley, N.D.—Jenny Rohrich’s family farm consists of 1,000 acres of soybeans and 3,000 acres of other crops including corn, sunflowers and wheat. The Rohrichs farm with Jenny’s father-in-law, brother- in-law and occasionally their 88 year old grandfather.
ASA invites farmers to spread the word and join in the conversation on Wednesday.