Continuing its efforts in global soy education and corn ethanol marketing support, Bayer Corporation contributed funds totaling $210,000 to the American Soybean Association (ASA) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) during Commodity Classic on Feb. 26.

The Kansas City-based crop protection company contributed $100,000 to support the Soybean Trade Expansion Program and $60,000 for the Regional Exchange Awareness Program. Both programs were launched by ASA and Bayer in 2000.

Bayer also contributed $50,000 to NCGA’s ethanol marketing program, where focus is on increasing ethanol awareness, and demand, nationwide.