KENTLAND, INDIANA (May 29, 2015) — AgVenture D&M, Kentland, Indiana has welcomed Rachael Lowe as a summer intern. As part of this growing, independently owned and operated regional seed company, Lowe is working on farms and with customers across northwest Indiana.
AgVenture D&M Owner, Mike Davis said, “It’s our objective to help Rachael learn about many aspects of our business. Throughout this summer program, she’ll sharpen her skills, gain some new perspective and learn more about the seed and service that together help our customers maximize their profitability. We consider our interns the future of our business. It’s great to have a chance to mentor this way.”
Lowe said, “The agronomy training is very exciting, detailed and helpful. I am learning how AgVenture works directly with their customers, and helps them develop a plan to deal with any issues Mother Nature throws at them. I have great respect for this company and their dedication to their customer service values. They really are committed to helping each customer gain more profitability from every field.”
Recently, Lowe participated in AgVenture’s intensive two-day Summer Trainee and Intern program which is part of a series of educational forums. AgVenture Recruitment and Training Lead, Nevada Weitl said, “We take intern and trainee education very seriously. Our goals are to fully engage our interns and trainees in our company values and culture, to support and enhance their practical agronomic skills, and to help them explore and refine the career path they are most passionate about. This is a very sharp class of young agriculture professionals. They are well on their way to bright futures in agriculture.”
The group is comprised of trainees and interns working with Regional Seed Companies across the country. Together they worked in classroom and in field settings to advance their understanding of what it takes to maximize profitability.
Lowe, a New Carlisle, Indiana native is the daughter of Daniel and Darlene Lowe. She will be a sophomore at Purdue University in the fall, majoring in Agricultural Economics.
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.