MINDEN, NEBRASKA (January 3, 2017) — AgVenture Pinnacle (AVP) of Minden, Nebraska has welcomed Craig Oltmans from Holdrege, Nebraska to serve the growing company as Crop Production Specialist. Oltmans has four decades of sales and management experience in agronomy, crop protection and ag retail roles across Nebraska.
AVP Manager Jeremy McCroden said, “We are very pleased to welcome Craig, and we look forward to his leadership as our Crop Protection Specialist. He is putting his extensive experience to work, leading our training, logistics, product safety and crop protection management efforts.”
McCroden said the Regional Seed Company has continued to see strong product performance, which continues to drive their growth. “Our seed product lineup is comprised of the latest seed genetics and technologies that are specifically selected and uniquely adapted to this region’s growing environments. Our seed quality standards are second to none, resulting in greater potential for uniform emergence and stands, right from the start. Working directly with their AgVenture Yield Specialists throughout the year, our customers are implementing high-yield strategies through our Maximum Profit System™. As we have grown, we have included the addition of Innvictis Crop Care products. Craig will play an important role in helping us fully integrate our crop protection products to enhance our seed product offerings in the field.”
Oltmans said, “I am very pleased to work with this team of dedicated seed professionals. I am very impressed with AVP’s dedication to their philosophy, and their willingness every day to do what it takes to help make their customers more profitable. My passion is in teaching and training the sales staff, fully equipping them to provide exceptional support to their customers. Our customers are great people and outstanding producers. I look forward to supporting our AgVenture Yield Specialists as they provide the seed and crop protection support our customers need to enhance their profitability.”
Oltmans is originally from the Holdrege area. He holds an Associate’s Degree from Central Community College, and is a Certified Crop Advisor.
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.