WABASH, INDIANA (September 26, 2016) — As harvest gears up, AgVenture McKillip Seeds, Inc. continues to grow. The family-owned and operated Regional Seed Company welcomes Nicholas Weston to serve customers in west central Indiana as an AgVenture Yield Advisor.
Weston grew up in the family’s farming operation near Williamsport, Indiana. For the past eight years, he has worked in the precision farming industry in ag retail, and in individual sales and sales support. In addition, he is very active in the family farm.
AgVenture McKillip Seed Marketing and Sales Manager, Mitch Snyder said, “Nick is a great addition to our team. He will be an important resource to our customers in west central Indiana. As a farmer himself, and with a strong agronomic and precision ag skill set, he’ll be an asset to customers as he helps them develop cropping plans for high yields and improved profitability.”
Weston said, “On our own farm, we’ve worked with AgVenture McKillip Seeds for the past several years. We’ve been very pleased with the products’ performance and with the professional support they provide us throughout the year. Their willingness to work one-on-one with customers, help them select the right seed for the right field, and fine-tune management practices adds bushels and profit to our bottom line. I am proud to be a part of the team. I look forward to helping others in this area reap the same rewards.”
Snyder said Weston’s presence fortifies the reach of the AgVenture® brand in the region. “Strong demand for our seed products is coming directly from customers who expect more. We focus on providing seed products that are specifically selected for and adapted to the local environments and management practices in which they are grown. Starting with a deep product portfolio of the latest seed genetics and technologies, we provide seed that meets or exceeds the highest industry standards for seed quality. Our seed treatments and state-of-the-art seed treatment application processes help ensure those genetics can get to work right at planting. Combined with our year-round local support and high-yield strategies, we support customers throughout the year and year-after-year to help them achieve higher yield goals and improve their overall profitability.”
Weston holds an associate degree in agribusiness from Ivy Tech. He and his wife, Veronica, have one son. They reside near Williamsport.
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.