ASA announces 2012 Young Leader class

The American Soybean Association (ASA), ASA state affiliates, and Pioneer, a DuPont business, have announced the 2012 class of ASA/DuPont Young Leaders, and Ohio’s Scott and Jamie Metzger, Williamsport, were on the list.

Part I of the Young Leader program will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 2, at Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa, and Part II will be held Feb. 28-March 3, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Young Leaders will be participate in media and advocacy training, communication style analysis, group case studies, tours of Pioneer research facilities, public speaking training, discussions with Pioneer executives on soybean markets, biotechnology, soybean product trait development, and network with the other producers in their class.

For more information on the ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program go to or contact ASA Corporate Development Manager Michelle Siegel at 314-754-1328 or

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