For Immediate Release

Cereal Experts Grain for Good Program Supports Growers and Local Community Organizations

$50,000 will be donated to local nonprofits

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayer Cereal Experts want to help growers give back to their community. Starting in January, cereal growers can enter to win the Grain for Good™ Sweepstakes, sponsored by Bayer Cereal Experts. Growers can win $5,000 to donate to a local nonprofit organization of their choice.

Starting in January, cereal growers can enter to win the Grain for Good™ Sweepstakes, sponsored by Bayer Cereal Experts. Growers can win $5,000 to donate to a local nonprofit organization of their choice.

"We are very excited about the launch of this program for our cereal growers," said Kayla Brugman, western region campaign manager. "Many growers are active in their local communities, and we think it is important to help support these community organizations. The Cereal Experts are always eager to help growers, with any cereal crop concerns and now by giving back."

Growers can enter to win January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 by either mail or at www.grainforgood.com.  There is no purchase necessary and the entry is limited to one per person. Winners will be selected randomly by a third party and will be announced in April 2018.

Sweepstakes details:

  • Entrants must grow 250+ acres of cereal crops, including spring wheat, winter wheat, durum, barely and/or sorghum
  • Eligible states: CO, ID, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, OR, SD, WA

There will be 10 winners who will each receive $5,000 to donate to a local nonprofit of their choice.

The Bayer Cereal Experts are excited to see all the ways the donations will help communities. To help out your local community, visit www.grainforgood.com.

Learn more about the Cereal Experts and the innovative Bayer cereals portfolio at CerealExperts.com

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