KENTLAND, IN (December 21, 2014) – Chad Harms of Adams, Nebraska has joined AVN Seed Partners, LLC and will serve customers across southeastern Nebraska as an AgVenture Yield Specialist. Harms will provide AgVenture® brand corn, soybean and alfalfa seed to customers along with year-round professional seed consultation. Harms has been actively involved in his family farm near Adams where he has been farming with his father and brother. Most recently, Harms was a leading associate with Aflac Insurance.
AVN Seeds, LLC. Partner Jeremy McCroden said, “Chad is a great addition to our company. He is very passionate, informed, and focused on his customer’s success. His deep understanding of both business and farming will no doubt help us share our uniquely selected, adapted product lineup across this region.” He added, “Strong product performance combined with year-round professional seed support is what sets us apart in the business. Chad will be a great asset to his customers.”
Harms said, “Farming is an important business that is seeing rapid changes. The advent of new technologies is impacting how our farms operate; from our seed, to our equipment, to our crop protection/nutrition products, etc. Our customers are looking for ways to best protect their investment while making the most of every seed, every operation and each field.”
Harms said he is pleased to be part of the company. “AVN team members are committed to our customers’ success. We bring our customers the latest seed genetics and technology trait combinations that are adapted locally, uniquely suited, and specifically selected for our growing environment and production practices. We work with our customers throughout the year to help them achieve higher yield goals and improve profitability on every acre. I look forward to putting these seed products to work.”
A graduate of Midland University at Fremont, Nebraska, Harms holds a degree in education and served as an elementary school teacher prior to returning to farming and insurance work. He and his wife, Toni, have one son and three daughters. They are actively involved in school and community activities.
AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. Based in Kentland, Indiana, AgVenture provides this growing network of independently owned and managed seed business owners with seed products meeting exacting standards for quality, together with leading-edge genetics and technology. Since 1983, this unique marketing approach has allowed each individual company to match the hybrids it sells to the specific needs of the geographical area it serves. Combined with professional seed representation at a local level, AgVenture strives to help every grower realize more profit from every field.