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AgVenture D&M hires Ross Kleinsteiber as AgVenture Yield Specialist


JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 10, 2016) - AgVenture D&M, based at Kentland, Indiana has welcomed a new AgVenture Yield Specialist to their growing team. Ross Kleinsteiber of Paxton, Illinois is supporting customers across east central Illinois, providing them with access to AgVenture® brand seed products and year-round professional seed support. 

AgVenture D&M Sales and Marketing Manager, Brian Maxwell said, "Ross is a great addition to the D&M team. His experience in ag retail and seed sales gives him a solid foundation specific to crop production in east central Illinois. He knows the soils and the environments in which our customers are working to improve yields and APH. His contributions will help them advance both their production and profitability goals." 

Kleinsteiber grew up working on farms in and around his hometown of Paxton. He attended Parkland Community College in Champaign where he studied agribusiness. He continued his education and earned his Emergency Medical Services certification.

"I am very impressed with AgVenture D&M, their people, the seed products, and their unique approach to working with customers one-on-one throughout the year," said Kleinsteiber. "All of our team members focus on practical methods; applying the best in agronomic science to profitable crop production at every point throughout the growing season. With tools like the Maximum Profit System™, we are doing so much more than offering seed. We actively provide our customers the tools they need to improve yields dramatically, to lower their cost of production per bushel, and to see the results of maximizing each seed’s potential in improved profitability across the farm. I am very pleased to serve this community of farmers."

Kleinsteiber and his wife, Brook, have an 18-month old son, Kaiden. They enjoy spending time with friends and family in their community. 

AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. AgVenture provides this growing network of Regional Seed Companies 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 and varieties 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.

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