KENTLAND, INDIANA / MINDEN, NEBRASKA (May 2, 2016) — Scott Hitzemann of East Seward, Nebraska has joined AgVenture Pinnacle AVN at Minden, Nebraska. Hitzemann is a seasoned seed professional with more than 20 years of experience serving growers with his agronomic and seed expertise. As an AgVenture Yield Specialist, he will be working one-on-one with farmers in the Lincoln, Seward, and Malcom, Nebraska region.
During his career, Hitzemann worked in sales and management roles with seed companies, and as an agronomy manager at a large cooperative. AgVenture Pinnacle-AVN manager, Jeremy McCroden said, “Scott brings our customers a solid knowledge of both seed and the agronomics it takes to produce higher yielding, higher profit on every acre. He will be a great asset to our team and our customers.”
McCroden added, “Scott will provide his customers with year round, dedicated seed support along with access to locally adapted and selected seed products, seed that meets or exceeds the industry’s highest quality standards. In addition, he will help them employ our Maximum Profit System™, a systems-based approach to dramatically increasing yields, lowering cost per bushel and improving overall profitability. The results of careful management are having a profound and positive effect on our customers’ bottom line.”
Hitzemann said, “My experience to date lends itself well to this new role as AgVenture Yield Specialist. I have a great respect for AgVenture Pinnacle-AVN. It is a very professional company with a family-business feel. Working together, we really focus on putting our customers first, serving their needs at every phase of crop production. It is about helping each customer maximize profitability on every acre, and with AgVenture Pinnacle AVN, we have the people, products and unique tools to make it happen for our customers.”
“I’m most impressed with our dedicated focus on seed quality, and placing the locally adapted seed products in the correct environment to maximize yield, raise APH and contribute to the grower’s profitability. I look forward to bringing our innovative tools and production methods to my customers,” said Hitzemann.
A native of Hampton, Nebraska, Hitzemann graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in ag studies and a minor in agronomy. Hitzemann and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons.
AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s lagest 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.