AgVenture D&M grows - adds AgVenture Yield Specialist Matt Bugg

KENTLAND, IN (November 25, 2013) – Matt Bugg, Assumption, Illinois has joined AgVenture D&M. Bugg will put his practical farming experience and professional seed industry knowledge to work serving Central Illinois farmers as an AgVenture Yield Specialist. As a farmer himself, Bugg knows and understands the many challenges growers face in producing high-yielding crops in Central Illinois soils and growing environments. In addition, he is very well versed in the seed industry, having had nearly a decade of experience in seed sales management.

Mike Davis, Owner of AgVenture D&M said, “We are proud to continue to build our team with professionals who understand what it takes to grow higher yields and advance profitability. Our seed product lineup is uniquely selected to perform in this area’s conditions. When we combine outstanding, proven seed products, professional, year-round support, and our own systems-based approach to dramatically improving profitability, our customers reap the rewards.”

Davis continued, “Matt is uniquely suited to helping our customers apply the tenets of our Maximum Profit System™ (MPS). This unique program applies specific tools and techniques throughout the growing season to help dramatically increase yield, lower costs per bushel and improve overall profitability.”

Bugg added, “What really drew me to AgVenture is the MPS program. On my own farm, I’ve applied these practices over the past few years. Incremental improvements have resulted – in both yield and profitability. With my seed industry experience and the success of MPS, I really wanted to put the program to work on other farms. I look forward to being a trusted resource to my customers. The strength of our AgVenture D&M team and the national network mean we have the access to the seed and the knowledge necessary to improve profitability on every customer’s farm.”

Davis said, “We are confident in Matt’s ability to put our seed products and our programs to work in Central Illinois. Our continued growth is thanks to the efforts of our team members who bring dedicated focus to each customer, and every field. We expect Matt’s expertise to contribute to future growth in the area.”

Bugg has an Associate’s Degree in Business Science from Richland Community College, and also studied Business Management at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Bugg and his wife, Amy, have four children -- Zach, Jackson, Nick, and Carsyn. They reside in Assumption, Illinois.

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.