KENTLAND, IN (April 11, 2013) – AgVenture of Nebraska (AVN) today announces the hiring of seedsman David Kinnison of Ovid, Colorado as District Sales Manager. Kinnison will provide AgVenture® brand corn, soybean and alfalfa seed along with year-round professional seed consultation to customers across eastern Colorado and the western Nebraska Panhandle.
Kinnison has more than twenty years of experience as a self-employed farmer. For the past eight years, he’s been involved in the seed industry in sales and sales management roles.
AVN Seeds, LLC. Partner Dennis Kenyon said, “We are very pleased to welcome David to our team. He has a great understanding of the farmers, the farms and the growing environment in his area. His focus on making his customers more profitable fits our company and our way of doing business. We are confident in our seed products and their performance in this area. David’s professional support and willing service will be welcomed and valued by his customers.”
Kinnison said, “It’s a real honor and a pleasure for me to be part of AVN. It is a great group that is focused on serving customers with the integrity and trust they deserve. As an independently owned and operated Regional Seed Company, AVN makes it their business to put the customer first every time. As part of the nation’s largest network of independent seed companies, AVN truly has impressive access to the best seed products I’ve seen. They are specifically selected to produce and thrive in our field environments. I look forward to helping area farmers achieve higher yields and more profitability.”
Growth has been a consistent theme for the Minden, Nebraska based business. Kenyon added, “Extending our reach westward into eastern Colorado punctuates our ability to access seed products uniquely adapted to these growing conditions. We work together with our customers – utilizing the best products and practices for them and for their management practices. That has fueled our growth. With our commitment to working directly with our customers, we are able to help them advance yield and profitability on their acres.”
Kinnison and his wife, Sharla, have two children. His daughter, Kim, is pursuing a degree in urban planning in Denver. His son Korry farms in Nebraska.