AgVenture Pinnacle-Princeton welcomes Emily La Sage as AgVenture Yield Specialist

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 24, 2016) - AgVenture Pinnacle-Princeton, based at Princeton, Illinois has welcomed Emily La Sage as AgVenture Yield Specialist. She joins their elite team of agronomic professionals working directly with customers across northwestern and northcentral Illinois.

AgVenture Pinnacle-Princeton's Todd Ashpole said, "Emily brings a great enthusiasm to the job. She is very focused on providing our customers and their crops the specialized attention necessary to help them advance their production and profitability goals." He added, "Emily is a hard worker who has had several rigorous internship experiences prior to joining AgVenture Pinnacle-Princeton. She has gained experience and knowledge in the areas of ag finance, crop insurance, marketing and agronomics."

Emily La Sage

Ashpole said as the growing season progresses, they are witnessing the strong advantages that the Maximum Profit System™ (MPS) provides. He explained that MPS is a comprehensive production management approach that dramatically increases yields, lowers cost per bushel, and improves overall profitability.

"It takes an integrated approach, intensive management, and focus to push our productivity boundaries. Our team of AgVenture Yield Specialists across northern Illinois is dedicated to working one-on-one with our customers, helping them achieve those higher yield and profit goals. Emily is a great addition to our team. We look forward to influence on our customers' profitability.

Originally from Jackson, Wisconsin, La Sage is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville where she earned a degree in Agricultural Business. While at the university, she was an active member of Sigma Alpha sorority and Agriculture Ambassadors. She was a member of the BILSA Marketing Team, where she and fellow team members competed at the national level. She has shown dairy animals since the age of four. She has taken her passion for showing to the next level and is now a 4-H leader, guiding youth to learn and grow through showing livestock.

La Sage said, "I am very pleased to be part of AgVenture Pinnacle-Princeton. Our customers are among the most innovative and productive producers in the world. I look forward to supporting them throughout the years ahead."

AgVenture, Inc. is the nation's largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. AgVenture provides this growing network of Regional Seed Companies 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.