RACINE, Wis. ̶ Case IH is pleased to announce that Scott Rasch, Corporate Events Manager for Case IH North America, was recently awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo on Oct. 27 in Indianapolis.
“The agriculture industry needs strong leadership as the world and industry evolves,” says Rasch. “At Case IH, we feel it’s very important to help young people Be Ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s agriculture industry.”
According to the FFA, this award is given to those who have provided exceptional service to the agriculture industry and/or agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment. The National FFA board of directors must approve all nominations for this award.
Rasch has served as Case IH’s day-to-day contact for FFA for the past several years. He has overseen Case IH’s sponsorship and has been committed to the New Century Farmer and American FFA Degree programs. Most recently, Rasch spearheaded the company’s auction of “Red Power,” a one-of-a-kind skid steer, raising more than $75,000 in proceeds to benefit the FFA on the national, state and local levels.
Case IH is a global leader in agricultural equipment, committed to collaborating with its customers to develop the most powerful, productive, reliable equipment – designed to meet today’s agricultural challenges. Challenges like feeding an expanding global population on less land, meeting ever-changing government regulations and managing input costs. With headquarters in the United States, Case IH has a network of dealers and distributors that operates in over 160 countries. Case IH provides agricultural equipment systems, flexible financial service offerings and parts and service support for professional farmers and commercial operators through a dedicated network of professional dealers and distributors. Productivity enhancing products include tractors; combines and harvesters; hay and forage equipment; tillage tools; planting and seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; site-specific farming tools and utility vehicles. Case IH is a brand of CNH (NYSE: CNH), a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. (FI.MI).