ESSEX, MISSOURI/KENTLAND, INDIANA (October 9, 2015)—For forty-five years, Mayberry Seed Co. of Essex Missouri has provided their customers with top-quality seed products and year-round professional seed support. The company continues to grow as their ever-expanding customer base achieves higher yields and improved profitability year after year.
Recently, Mayberry Seed added to their elite staff of AgVenture Yield Specialists (AYS) as they welcomed Elliot Maschmann of Oran, Missouri. Maschmann will work one-on-one and year round with his customers, providing them with cutting-edge AgVenture seed genetics and technologies along with professional seed support.
Mayberry Seed Co. Vice President, Matt Mayberry said, “Elliot is a great addition to Mayberry Seed Co. His practical experience combined with his scientific background will provide our customers with relevant and essential support. Elliot is very thorough, and while attending to details at hand, he anticipates how each decision impacts crop profitability down the road. Like all of our AgVenture Yield Specialists, he is dedicated to helping customers dramatically increase yields, lower costs per bushel and improve overall profitably.”
Maschmann has served as a crop consultant for the past several years. During that time, he worked in farm fields across northeast Arkansas and into the Missouri Bootheel where he helped his clients manage crop health, insect and disease pressures, crop fertility, and production management issues. He has also worked in the seed industry as a seed sales professional.
Mayberry said, “It is imperative that we provide our customers with the best seed support professionals in the business. Over the course of nearly five decades, we’ve worked together with our customers to help them select the best seed products locally adapted to our unique growing environments and production management techniques. Our AYS team members are constantly training to assure each customer has the most cutting-edge tools and techniques available to them. We are committed to their success. Seeing the results of the hard teamwork pay off at the scales this harvest is very satisfying for our customers and for us.”
Maschmann holds a Bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from Southeast Missouri State University, and a Master’s of Science in soil fertility from University of Arkansas. Originally from Cape Girardeau, Maschmann and his wife, Sara live and work on the family farm at Oran, Missouri. They have a young daughter.
Mayberry concluded, “Over the years, we’ve continued to grow and reach customers in the Missouri Bootheel, southern Illinois and northeast Arkansas. We are committed to helping our customers to reach their goals, improve their profitability while providing the world with ample food supplies.”
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 and varieties 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.