WABASH, INDIANA (September 16, 2016) — AgVenture McKillip Seeds, Inc. recently welcomed more than 300 producers from across northeast Indiana and western Ohio to their annual Customer Appreciation Educational Field Day event. Held at the family-owned and operated seed business headquarters north of Wabash, Indiana, customers engaged in in-depth product discussions with leaders from McKillip Seeds and AgVenture, Inc. (AVI).
A few of our interns shared some insights from their time with AgVenture Regional Seed Companies this summer. We were so honored to have such a talented, ambitious and fun group of students this year! These students will be successful in whatever career path their journey takes them on. Good luck guys!
Precision farming practices are really taking off. I told Wayne, “I really feel like I'm doing everything I can from the ground up.” So we worked on it and now I'm doing as much as I know below the surface. Micronutrients for some reason have just taken the Delta by storm.
I don’t know exactly how many years I’ve been working with Wayne Dulaney, but I would say it’s about 10. Wayne and I grew up together, and our parents are still best friends. And when Wayne got into the seed business, he was mainly selling rice before he got into corn. We were laughing about that today even — Wayne said, “You taught me more about corn in my first two years than I ever knew before.” And it’s funny, because now I depend on Wayne more than anything for all my crops.
Submitted by Jeff Shaner, Product & Technology Manager (Eastern Cornbelt, Southern Delta, East Coast)/Soybean Product Lead
After about 2 weeks sitting in cool ground, our first planted corn is ready to roll locally here with the warm weather we have this week. The lows were moderate during this period, so I am expecting no trouble with emergence. Any Midwesterners have soybeans planted during that early stretch??
Planters again doing major duty today and the bulk of our seed is going in the ground this week.
ROSCOE, SOUTH DAKOTA (May 16, 2013) — AgVenture Scherr’s Seed has hired Garrett Hartwell to serve farmers across the Aberdeen area as a District Sales Manager.
DuPont and Monsanto recently announced a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto's next-generation soybean technologies in the United States and Canada. Through these agreements, DuPont Pioneer will be able to offer Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans as early as 2014, and Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ glyphosate and dicamba tolerant soybeans as early as 2015, pending regulatory approvals.
AgVenture’s Security™ Seed Protection System is the ideal complement to the outstanding genetics you’ll find in each seed you plant. Just like Tony Stark’s Iron Man armor protects him from dangers, Security does the same for your seed.
We just wrapped up another outstanding all-company meeting this week. Having all our regional companies from across the nation converge in one place several times each year leads to great idea sharing and innovation. Here are some of the highlights from our time together: