From AgVenture's Seeds for Success Agronomy Update, January 2016
KENTLAND, INDIANA (May 30, 2015) — AgVenture PureLine of Princeton, Illinois has welcomed Jordyn Minnaert as a summer intern. As part of this growing, independently owned and operated regional seed company, Minnaert is working on farms and with customers across northwest Illinois.
Two teams from South Newton recently participated in the National Land Judging and Homesite contests near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Although all students are FFA members, one team participated in the 4-H division and the other team was in the FFA division.
The 4-H team placed 4th in the nation in both the homesite and land contests. Team members were Logan Glassburn, Kathryn Weiss, Darrin Shedrow and Daniel Shedrow. Glassburn placed 6th individually in the 4-H homesite contest and Weiss placed 10th in the 4-H land contest.
KENTLAND, IN (May 13, 2015) – “When I realized no other fire departments in the area had this equipment, I knew that something had to be done.” That’s according to Jason Garing, Captain of the Kentland-Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department and AgVenture, Inc. Systems Administrator. Garing was referring to a RES-Q Tube, a tool used to aid in the rescue of victims trapped in a grain engulfment.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (May 6, 2015) — True to their name, one of central Iowa’s newest independently owned and operated regional seed companies, AgVenture GroMor is growing again. The company’s General Manager, Jim Groepper, based in Ames, says, “Growing is a great feeling in our business. Helping our customers grow yields and profitability is what’s driving our additional growth.”
KENTLAND, IN (March 9, 2015) – Just last summer, Northwest Iowa Ag, LLC. of Moville, Iowa joined AgVenture in becoming one of the newest independently owned and operated Regional Seed Companies in the country. This month, the young company has announced the addition of seasoned agronomy and seed professional, Doug Stout of Primghar as a Regional Sales Manager and Yield Specialist.
We would like to congratulate Bill Hoben on his recently being awarded the "Hitch Pin Award". The plaque on the award reads: "For unwavering determination, through all of the big and little things you do to help the company and our customers win!"
The Hitch Pin Award is awarded to those that have demonstrated high dedication, determination and teamwork to provide solutions and manage through adversity.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI/ KENTLAND, INDIANA (April 17, 2014) — Dulaney Seed, Inc. of Clarksdale, Mississippi has welcomed Drew Wilson as Product and Marketing Lead for AgVenture Mid-South.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (April 8, 2014) — Agrithm, LLC., formerly known as AgVenture Jackson Seeds at Byron Illinois is poised for growth. And according to Agrithm General Manager, Jeff Jackson, the company is delivering on their promise to customers.
KENTLAND, INDIANA (April 3, 2014) — AgVenture of Nebraska continues to grow. The independently owned and operated regional seed company has recently completed significant expansions. Additions and improvements include expanded warehouse space and new, state of the art equipment. AVN has also fortified their personnel, adding AgVenture Yield Specialist seed professionals, and new office and warehouse staff. Together, those factors have allowed AVN to reach more customers across the state and beyond.