KENTLAND, INDIANA (April 12, 2016) — Humboldt native Jesse Haselhuhn has joined AgVenture Pinnacle-Ames and will serve customers across central and eastern Iowa as an AgVenture Yield Specialist/OptiGro Ag Lead.
Haselhuhn has worked for a large cooperative for the past three years focusing on precision agriculture services. As an AgVenture Yield Specialist, he’ll support growers’ agronomic and production management needs. He will further support customers and his team members, anchoring the growing demand for precision ag services and the benefits they provide.
AgVenture Pinnacle-Ames General Manager, Jim Groepper said the Company is committed to providing customers with locally selected and adapted hybrids and varieties, and seed with the industry’s highest standards for seed quality. “Beyond that, we provide our customers with year-round, on-farm support with tools including our Maximum Profit System™, a program that dramatically increases yields, lowers cost per bushel and improves overall profitability. Together with our crop input products and precision ag services, including OptiGro®, we can provide our customers with the full set of products and professional services that provide long-term viability and profitability.”
He added, Jesse will play an important role in helping us deliver our OptiGro services directly to the field. Our OptiGro services include mapping, sampling and data extraction. Utilizing each of these tools together has helped many customers make more timely, more accurate, and better decisions for their farms. Jesse has the real time experience to help our customers gain advantages through their precision ag applications.”
Haselhuhn said, “I’m very excited to work with our entire team. They are each focused on the long-term relationships we have with our customers. As growers become more immersed in the precision ag tools available, they are quickly realizing what an important component precision plays in profitability. I look forward to helping them better use the data and tools available, maximizing profitability for the long run.”
A 2015 graduate of Iowa State University, Haselhuhn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Studies. He resides in Ames, Iowa.
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 and varieties 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.