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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Josh Griffin

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Josh Griffin

    Josh is passionate about his faith. He’s passionate about his family. And he’s passionate about his work. All of those passions led Josh to where he is in his life and career now as a Product Line Manager for the fertilizer enhancer segment at Verdesian Life Sciences. Josh, born and raised in Paris, IL, right […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Renato Prestes

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Renato Prestes

    Renato Prestes is passionate about creating solutions, tools, and systems to simplify operations and increase productivity. As VP of Global ESG and ESH, he doesn’t just talk the talk, but his walks the walk. And his dedication to his craft comes from a deeply personal place. “At 13, I lost my sweet 8-year-old sister due […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Frederic Berry

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Frederic Berry

    It’s never easy moving to a new city or town as a child, but for Frederic Berry, he faced the anxiety of moving to an entirely different country – a couple of times – as a kid. He grew up in the south of France, in a small village near Toulouse, but his father’s work […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Adam Jefferis

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Adam Jefferis

    Like many folks, Adam Jefferis had an “a-ha!” moment that led to his career. For him, it was a June day when he was younger, working alongside his grandfather at the family elevator. “I remember the trucks stretching down the driveway waiting to deliver the wheat,” Adam remembers. “One day, my grandfather asked me, ‘what […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Seth Levkoff

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Seth Levkoff

    “My mother always had a garden and wanted to impress upon my brother and I that food doesn’t really come from a grocery store,” he says. “I also remember, quite clearly, the germination experiments they have you do in kindergarten with a dried bean and a wet paper towel. From that moment, I’ve been enamored […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Josh Abdo

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Josh Abdo

    Josh Abdo may be fairly new to agriculture, but in a very short time, the Iowa City, IA, native has not only jumped into the industry, but has embraced his role at Verdesian Life Sciences. Abdo joined the company earlier this year as Product Line Manager in the Marketing department. In his role, he oversees […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Fernando Moreno

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Fernando Moreno

    Agriculture runs incredibly deep in Fernando Moreno’s life and family. Not only did he grow up working on the family fruit and livestock production farm in Colombia, but he and his wife, Liliana, are linked to the sector to this day. “We have lived and shared the passion for agricultural development, and that has led […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Chris Ferreira

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Chris Ferreira

    Many young boys dream of growing up to become professional athletes, firefighters or police officers. It’s rare the case where those childhood dreams come to reality. But not in the case of Verdesian’s Chris Ferreira. His childhood dream? To become an agronomist. “Ever since I was little, I knew.” A native of Brazil, Chris grew […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Ricardo Toledo

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Ricardo Toledo

    Verdesian Life Sciences recently acquired Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc., which bolsters our portfolio and strengthens our claim as The Nutrient Use Efficiency People. Along with the wonderful products and technologies that are now part of the Verdesian portfolio, we are also pleased to welcome extremely talented, dedicated colleagues to the Verdesian family. This edition of “Meet […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Sean Yang

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Sean Yang

    Verdesian Life Sciences recently acquired Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc., which bolsters our portfolio and strengthens our claim as The Nutrient Use Efficiency People. Along with the wonderful products and technologies that are now part of the Verdesian portfolio, we are also pleased to welcome extremely talented, dedicated colleagues to the Verdesian family. This edition of “Meet […]

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