Dr. Raun Lohry has been named as President of the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation following their annual meeting February 19-20, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ. He will succeed Dr. Dale Leikam who is stepping down after servings as President of the Foundation for the past 10 years.
Dr. Lohry has considerable technical and business management experience in agriculture and the fertilizer industry. After obtaining an MBA in finance he went on to earn a PhD in Crop Physiology from the University of Nebraska. He then served as senior agronomist at Nutra-Flo Co. in Sioux City, Iowa where he was involved in the development of new and innovative products designed to improve crop production efficiency. Dr. Lohry was then appointed Chief Financial Officer for Kay Flo Industries, Inc and President of Nutra-Flo Company. He led Nutra-Flo Company’s Feed Phosphate division and the conventional and PureGrade Products divisions until the Fertilizer portion of Nutra-Flo was sold to the Andersons. He has also served on the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation Board of Directors, it’s Research and Education Committee and has also served as a Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Fluid Journal.
The main office of the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation will move from Manhattan, KS to Sioux City, IA effective March 1, 2018. The new contact information for the Foundation office is:
Fluid Fertilizer Foundation
5015 Garretson Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106
Phone: (712) 635-4749