ROSCOE, SOUTH DAKOTA (May 24, 2013) — AgVenture Scherr’s Seed has named Blake Ketterling of Aberdeen, South Dakota as Transportation Manager for the locally owned and operated Regional Seed Company.
AgVenture Scherr’s Seed owner Steve Scherr said, “Blake has a very important role for us. Timely distribution is key to every farmer’s business every year, and especially in a year like this one. Blake has a great knowledge of the area, having been born and raised here. His ten years of trucking experience help make him very good at delivery and follow-through. His willingness to work hard, his eagerness to learn and his enthusiasm for our customers and products will serve us well. We’re pleased to bring him on board.”
Ketterling is responsible for trucking duties including picking up and delivering seed to warehouses and directly to customers. He said, “This is the best job I have ever had. The entire staff works together for the good of the customers. We are always working to learn more and do a better job. I really enjoy my time visiting with customers and listening to their needs and experiences. In addition, the entire Scherr’s staff is very supportive of their customers – not just at delivery time, but throughout the year. It is a great place to work.”
Ketterling a native of Aberdeen grew up on a dairy farm there. He and his wife, Elizabeth, live there now with their three children.