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  • Jason Radford

    Jason Radford

    Before joining Verdesian, Radford was Director of Retail Specialty Products at J.R. Simplot Company. Radford’s career in agriculture spans his lifetime having grown up on a small farm in southern Idaho. Additional experience Radford brings to the Verdesian leadership team includes various regional leadership positions at BASF and UAP over 18 years. Radford is a […]

  • Luke Wildhaber

    Luke Wildhaber

    Luke was born and raised on a small family farm in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Dayton, OR. He attended Purdue University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Sales and Marketing. Luke returned home to marry his wife, Hannah, after spending their college years apart. Upon graduation, he began […]

  • Phillip Frost

    Phillip Frost

    Phillip Frost is technical development manager for Verdesian’s nutritional and plant health products in California, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Colorado. Phil has over 20 years of experience in agricultural businesses. He founded two agricultural startups in Zimbabwe where rural farmers were taught conservation agriculture practices and food provision. He has served as director of […]

  • Kyle Hartmeier, CCA

    Kyle Hartmeier, CCA

    Kyle Hartmeier is a technical sales representative for Verdesian Life Sciences. He also aides in product development for the Western region. Hartmeier was raised on a farm in eastern Washington and has worked in the agriculture industry for 27 years, where he has his CCA credentials and dealer manager license.

  • Kurt Seevers

    Kurt Seevers

    Serving as a technical development manager, seed treatments & inoculants, Kurt Seevers has spent more than 25 years in various positions, including technical services, agronomy, sales, marketing and product development. Prior to joining Verdesian in 2014, he spent the previous 10 years working with Becker Underwood, most recently as field development leader for seed treatment […]

  • Jill Hanson

    Jill Hanson

    Jill Hanson is Verdesian Life Sciences’ Specialty Micronutrients Technical Product Manager, assisting with providing technical support, guidance and training Specialty Micronutrients Hanson is based in Clarinda, Iowa. Jill grew up on a farm in Webb, which is located in northwest Iowa. She attended Iowa State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture in […]

  • Jake Socherman

    Jake Socherman

    As director of sales, specialty micronutrients, Jake Socherman is responsible for handling key accounts, customer service, sales and product design and development. For over 20 years, he has worked for distribution and manufacturing companies, offering fertilizer products to the turf, ornamental and specialty agriculture industries. Jacob has expertise in plant nutrition and fertilizer technologies.

  • Dan Crossley, CCA

    Dan Crossley, CCA

    Dan Crossley has enjoyed his role as a trusted adviser to growers for nearly 30 years. He began his career in agriculture with BioFlora, where he worked for 11 years. There he gained experience as an operator and later as a sales representative. He was a crop adviser for Simplot for 19 years before joining […]

  • Chuck Broughton

    Chuck Broughton

    Charles “Chuck” Broughton is vice president of business development for Verdesian’s seed treatments and inoculants division in the United States and Canada. A current resident of south central Iowa, Chuck brings nearly 30 years of experience to lead the seed treatment and inoculant sales team. His position is focused on expanding a rapidly growing line […]

  • Chris Wynn

    Chris Wynn

    Chris is a Technical Service Manager for Verdesian Life Sciences. His work experience is very diverse, having worked as a commercial harvesting operator, crop consultant, and as a technical agronomist. Chris extensive experience with precision agricultural technology and recently emerging drone imaging. Chris holds a Doctorate in Plant Health (D.P.H.) from the University of Nebraska, […]