JOHNSTON, IOWA (July 29, 2016) – AgVenture Pinnacle-Hampton has welcomed Joel Johnson as an AgVenture Yield Specialist. Johnson, from Latimer, Iowa, will work with area farmers providing them with access to AgVenture® brand seed products and year-round professional seed support.
AgVenture Pinnacle-Hampton Manager Lee Schaefer said, "We are pleased to welcome Joel to our team. He has worked with us as an intern for the past several years. Throughout his internship experience, we've seen Joel grow in confidence and technical proficiency. His dedication to developing great relationships with his customers and co-workers has continued to result in positive gains for all. His enthusiasm and competency will be a valuable resource for farmers across our region."
Johnson grew up working in his family's row crop operation in north central Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in agronomy. He has participated in three of AgVenture's intensive intern training programs to further hone his skills.
"My passion has always been row crop agriculture," said Johnson. "AgVenture's approach is really unique and it is making a huge difference on farms across our area. Our Maximum Profit System™ is helping our customers dramatically increase yields, lower cost per bushel and improve overall profitability. The tools and techniques we use working one-on-one with our customers are driving their profitability to new levels. I am very proud of the way we do business, and to have the opportunity to contribute to my customers' profitability."
AgVenture, Inc. is the nation's largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. 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 they serve. Combined with professional seed representation at a local level, AgVenture strives to help every grower realize more profit from every field.