WHIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer, the Presenting Partner of the 2015 Luke Bryan Farm Tour, is excited to see the accolades continue to roll in for Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan. Last night, Luke Bryan was named the 2015 AMA Favorite Country Male Artist — the fourth time he has won the fan-voted award. This award comes on the heels of Luke being named the CMA Entertainer of the Year earlier this month.
"2015 has clearly been an unforgettable year for Luke. Having partnered closely with Luke this year, Bayer is extremely proud and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Luke on winning this year's AMA Favorite Country Male Artist," said Ray Kerins, Head of Communications, Government Relations and Policy for Bayer Corporation.
Bayer became the Presenting Partner of the Luke Bryan Farm Tour to help raise awareness about the important job growers do in feeding America and the world. During the Farm Tour, which visited eight farms across the country earlier this fall, Bayer donated over $50,000 to growers and local food banks, plus an additional $10,000 to post-flood relief efforts in Columbia, SC.
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SOURCE Bayer Corporation