AgVenture D&M expands reach in West Central Illinois – welcomes Matt Davis


KENTLAND, INDIANA (August 30, 2013) — AgVenture D&M continues to grow. The company has today announced hiring Matt Davis of New Berlin, Illinois to serve area farmers as an AgVenture Yield Specialist. Davis will provide production and profitability support to growers in West Central Illinois.

AgVenture D&M Sales and Marketing Manager, Brian Maxwell said, “Matt brings our customers a strong, practical understanding of profitability as it impacts a customer’s operation. He has a strong background in serving farm customers. His professional experience and strong work ethic will serve our customers well.”

For the past five years, Davis has worked as a financial representative providing insurance and financial planning support to customers. For nearly nine years prior to that, he worked in retail management.

Davis said, “Working with farmers and helping them improve their profitability is core to who I am and what I do. I am very pleased to work for AgVenture D&M. They have the ultimate combination of top-quality seed products, outstanding in-field, year-round professional seed support and custom-developed programs and strategies for each customer. I’m proud to work for my customers and with a company that is 100% dedicated to each customer’s profitability.”

Maxwell noted, “Our Maximum Profit System™ (MPS) is a systems-based approach to helping customers dramatically improve yield, lower cost per bushel and greatly improve overall profitability on every acre. With specific and timely practical production tools and techniques and year-round support, we work together with our customers to help them get the most out of their seed purchase. MPS has already had a very positive impact on many Western Illinois farms. With Matt’s support, we look for more customers to advance toward, reach and even surpass the 300-bushel per acre goal.”

Davis is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Ag Science and an Agronomy emphasis. He is a native of Smithshire, Illinois. Currently, he resides in New Berlin with his wife and three young children.

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.