Part of the Fellowship of Christian Farmers team at the Commodity Classic in New Orleans, including Paul and Barb (taking picture) Taylor, Illinois, Jim and Ruth Weber, Atmore, Alabama, and Kendal and Virginia Pliner, Fort Dodge, Iowa. With Dennis Schlagel.

 

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This Week in Agribusiness host, Max Armstrong, allowed FCFI to promote his book, “Stories From the Heartland” in the FCFI booth at the Commodity Classic March 3-5.

 

New Orleans Convention Center Chef Brandon Folder stopped by at the FCFI exhibit at the Commodity Classic. Brandon fed all 6000 farmers at the trade show Thursday and Friday.

New Orleans Convention Center Chef Brandon Folder stopped by at the FCFI exhibit at the Commodity Classic. Brandon fed all 6000 farmers at the trade show Thursday and Friday.

Dennis Schlagel, Executive Director of FCFI with BASF President of North American Crop Protection Paul Rea, a New Zealand native.

 

Sukup Manufacturing Co sponsored the Commodity Classic worship service led by FCFI.

Sukup Manufacturing Co sponsored the Commodity Classic worship service led by FCFI.

 

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Byron LeMoine, Hamburg, Louisiana, reminded FCFI Executive Director Dennis Schlagel of the Fellowship’s rebuilding efforts in Vermillion Parish after Hurricane Rita in 2005.

Jim Weber, Atmore, Alabama, preached the bible lesson in John 4 at the Commodity Classic worship service.

Jim Weber, Atmore, Alabama, preached the bible lesson in John 4 at the Commodity Classic worship service.

 

National Association of Wheat Growers President Brett Blankenship played keyboards at the Commodity Classic worship service. Brett is from Washtucna, Washington.

 

Brett Blankenship with FCFI Executive Director Dennis Schlagel

Brett Blankenship with FCFI Executive Director Dennis Schlagel

This Week in Agribusiness host and author of "Stories From the Heartland" Max Armstrong with Dennis Schlagel

This Week in Agribusiness host and author of “Stories From the Heartland” Max Armstrong with Dennis Schlagel