KENTLAND, INDIANA (July 6, 2015) — AgVenture AgriDNA3, an independently owned and operated regional seed company has opened its doors to farmers across west central Ohio. With a headquarters office located at Dublin, Ohio, and warehouse/sales facilities at Anna, the new company is providing the area’s producers with access to cutting-edge seed genetics and technologies that are specifically selected for and adapted to this area’s farming environment and management practices.
David Flack, AgVenture AgriDNA3 owner said, “We are first and foremost dedicated to our customers’ profitability. We are very pleased to offer this elite line of seed products to our customers along with the year-round, professional seed support that together help them maximize their profitability.”
Flack explained, “We are an independent company with corporate partners as a support group. As part of AgVenture, the nation’s largest network of independently owned and operated seed companies, we have incomparable access to products that provide exceptional, consistent performance in west central Ohio. It allows us access to constant learning and effective management techniques for our products in the field. We will not only get to know our customer’s needs, but will help them set and reach new goals for their operation’s profitability.”
Local farmers will be working directly with area native, farmer and agribusiness professional Matt Schmerge of Anna. Flack said, “As our first AgVenture Yield Specialist, Matt has a lifetime of experience and understanding of the area. His years of agronomy service and knowledge will be a valuable asset to our customers.”
Schmerge has worked as a seed agronomist and equipment professional in the region for the past fourteen years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Ag Business and Applied Economics with a Minor in Crop Sciences. He said, “I have a very deep respect for the farms and farmers across the region. I share their passion to improve, advance and grow profitable crops.”
Schmerge explained that AgVenture’s Maximum Profit System™ (MPS) is an innovative, systems-based program that helps growers dramatically increase yields, lower cost per bushel and improve overall farm profitability. “MPS brings together the best and latest converging technologies. It is a proven system that has a significant impact. We work with customers to develop and deliver innovative crop planning – from the seed selection and placement, to managing nutrients, pests and disease, and ideal harvest techniques. Being there to support our customers with in-season crop management advice helps them maximize profits.”
Flack said “AgriDNA3 strives to improve farmers’ lives by optimizing every acre with customized cropping plans, seed, and technology solutions to improve farm profits. Together with our customers, we plan on making that goal a reality.”
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.