KENTLAND, INDIANA (May 27, 2015) — AgVenture ProfiSeed of Hampton, Iowa has welcomed Alyson Ries of Kasson, Minnesota as a summer intern. As part of this growing, independently owned and operated regional seed company, Ries is working on farms and with customers across northcentral Iowa.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (May 29, 2015) — AgVenture GroMor of Ames, Iowa has welcomed Brennan Manfull as a summer intern. As part of this growing, independently owned and operated regional seed company, Manfull is working on farms and with customers across central Iowa.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (September 8, 2014) — More than 300 producers from across northeast Indiana and western Ohio recently gathered in Wabash, Indiana for AgVenture McKillip Seeds’ annual educational Field Day event. Producers participated in educational forums with several notable speakers.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (February 27, 2014) An intensive one-day workshop held at the Indiana Crop Improvement Association facilities near Stockwell, Indiana on February 25th drew a crowd of more than 50 AgVenture Regional Seed Company participants from across the country. The meeting gathered Regional Seed Company Owners, marketing managers and AgVenture Yield Specialists from ten states.
Agricultural education is crucial to meeting the demands of feeding the world, and one man, Earl Passwaters, understood that. He played a vital role in supporting young farmers and enabling them to become valuable members of the agricultural community.
The Earl H. Passwaters Agricultural Scholarship is now accepting applicants for 2014. If you know a deserving student looking to return to the farm after college, please encourage them to apply for this $1,000 endowed scholarship.
Earl H. Passwaters
After starting as a family farmer in Delaware and finishing up a 26-year career as a salesman for Pioneer, Earl Passwaters settled into retirement. The transition proved temporary, though, and when Earl discovered AgVenture, he decided to form his own Regional Seed Company (RSC), East Coast Seeds.