KENTLAND, INDIANA (August 28, 2015) Mascoutah, Illinois-based Wehmeyer Seed Company continues to grow. The independently owned and operated regional seed company has welcomed Joel Boeschen of Okawville, Illinois to serve area farmers as an AgVenture Yield Specialist.
Boeschen, a native of Okawville, said, “This is an exceptional company. Wehmeyer Seed Company is completely dedicated to their customers’ profitability. Everyone works together for the best options and outcomes for their customers. I look forward to implementing this committed approach to delivering higher yields with their AgVenture® and AgriMAXX® brands of seed.”
Wehmeyer Seed’s Sales & Marketing Director, Matt Wehmeyer said, “Joel is a great addition to our team. He’ll help us expand our sales footprint working directly with farmers and further building our distribution network, adding new farmer dealers and distributors. His knowledge of the farms and people across the region will serve customers well.”
Prior to joining Wehmeyer Seed, Boeschen worked in the ag equipment industry in the area. Local baseball fans may recall his prior career playing professional baseball for the Gateway Grizzlies. He said, “I truly enjoy working with customers, listening to them, and learning about their operations. I sincerely look forward to helping them advance their goals across their operation.”
Boeschen is the second new hire in the past few months for the growing Wehmeyer Seed Company. They recently added Shane Nicks to expand the company’s breadth and reach across east central Missouri. Wehmeyer added, “Our growth is tied to our ability to provide outstanding seed products tailored to perform in our specific area. Our multi-faceted strategy focuses on selecting regionally adapted genetics, producing and conditioning our seed with the highest quality standards and following up with year-round customer support. It’s a unique approach that is quickly gaining ground as it proves its worth to area farmers.”
“We know next year’s crop depends on the quality of the soybeans and wheat we produce,” said Wehmeyer.
Wehmeyer Seed Company has served area farmers for twenty years. The independently owned and operated regional seed company focuses on high quality seed production managed and handled in their state-of-the art seed processing facilities at Mascoutah, Illinois. They distribute AgVenture brand corn, soybeans, milo and alfalfa seed, and AgriMAXX wheat seed.
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 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 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.