KENTLAND, IN (March 31, 2015) – AgVenture D&M, based at Kentland, Indiana has further fortified its team of dedicated seed professionals. Colt Halloran of Savoy, Illinois has joined the company and will be working one-on-one with farmers throughout east central Illinois as an AgVenture Yield Specialist.
Halloran was raised on a family farm at Paris, Illinois, active in 4-H, FFA, and athletics. He holds a degree in Crop Science from the University of Illinois where he was an active member in Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. The past 4 years, he has worked in seed sales, seed protection and crop protection roles.
AgVenture Sales and Marketing Manager, Brian Maxwell said, “We’re very pleased to welcome Colt to the company. His practical agronomic knowledge and farming background are a strong complement to our hands-on approach to working directly with farmers in the field. Colt’s understanding of the seed business is a real asset to our customers across east central Illinois.”
Halloran said, ““I look forward to working directly with my customers. AgVenture D&M is a company that is genuinely committed to their customers. I don’t know of any other seed company that is so engaged with their customers throughout the growing season. I have been very impressed with the high level of professionalism in this group. The advances AgVenture D&M has brought to their customers’ yields and profitability is truly impressive. I am anxious to put the products to work together with the support we can offer in the field.”
AgVenture D&M is a locally owned and operated regional seed company reaching from western Indiana, through Illinois and to Kentucky. Maxwell added, “We have continued to grow across Illinois as more customers are earning higher yields and greater profitability using our seed genetics and technologies in combination with our Maximum Profit System™ (MPS). This is a systems-based approach to dramatically increasing yields, lowering cost per bushel and increasing profitability on every acre. Year-round support by dedicated seed professionals like Colt help farmers assure production practices are planned and deployed. The results are notable. We will continue to grow to assure our customers the highest level of support to maximize their profitability.”
AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. Based in Kentland, Indiana, 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 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.