WAYNE, NEBRASKA/KENTLAND, INDIANA (October 15, 2014) — Colt Campbell of O’Neill, Nebraska has joined one of northeast Nebraska’s fastest growing seed companies, The Seed Source has hired Campbell to serve area farmers as an AgVenture Yield Specialist. He will work with customers throughout the year to provide professional agronomy and seed services support.
The Seed Source Owner, Lowell Schardt said the independently owned and operated regional seed company, based in Wayne, Nebraska, has been growing strong. He says their growth is thanks to excellent product performance, year-round professional seed support, and more customers converting all or additional acres to AgVenture® seed products. “We are very pleased to offer such a deep, effective, and locally adapted seed product portfolio to customers across northeast Nebraska.”
Prior to joining The Seed Source, Campbell worked in ag retail for nearly five years. Most recently, he worked in the O’Neill area in an agronomy sales role with an emphasis on crop health, soil fertility and crop management programs. For two years, he worked as a field technician for a retailer in the Gretna, Nebraska area focusing on crop scouting and agronomy.
Schardt said Campbell brings the team a unique set of strengths. “We are very pleased to welcome Colt to the team. His experience in soil fertility and scouting support our Maximum Profit System™ goals; to help customers dramatically increase yields, lower costs per acre and improve profitability. Customers really enjoy working with Colt and find him helpful, resourceful and dedicated to their success.”
Campbell said, “I am pleased to be part of this company, and to bring these outstanding seed products to our customers. We have a very strong product portfolio that is specifically adapted to and selected for our region. These products perform exceptionally well in our growing environments.” He added, “What I most appreciate is how our team works with customers. We are dedicated to helping them improve their profitability, every year and across the farm. It’s a different mindset than simply selling. It is about delivering the seed, the tools and techniques, and the professional support to the farm all together and making a difference.”
Campbell has a degree in agronomy from Northeast Community College at Norfolk, Nebraska. He resides in O’Neill and will work with customers across northeast and north central Nebraska.
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