Hann focused on maximizing profits for Indiana growers
(WABASH, INDIANA, September 16, 2019) – McKillip Seeds is pleased to welcome a passionate AgVenture Yield Specialist (AYS) to their team. Sam Hann will be serving farmers in northern Indiana with superior quality, locally-selected AgVenture seed and truly local agronomic knowledge and support.
Hann brings seven years of sales experience and a strong agricultural background to his new position. “My past work experience in ag retail and as a soil consultant has given me insight on many different inputs that growers have to deal with in any given year,” he said. “This has taught me that determining yield is a process of many different decisions, all working together to reach its maximum potential. These experiences inspire my passion to help growers maximize the potential of their farms.”
Hann will serve farmers in northern Indiana in the counties of DeKalb, Noble, Whitley, Koskiosco, Miami and Tipton. In addition to selling AgVenture corn and soybean seed, he will also offer growers agronomic support including customized cropping plans specified for individual fields, product placement advisement and in-season management.
“I chose McKillip Seeds because it’s more than just a seed company,” he said. “I’ve learned that the team here at McKillip Seeds is here to help each of their customers grow. Our team knows that if the customers are successful, then our company is successful. That is why we put so much emphasis on the decisions made throughout the growing process.”
A native of Wabash, Indiana, Hann has an Associates degree in Agribusiness Marketing and Management from the University of Northwestern Ohio and is currently working on his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – Entrepreneurship from Liberty University online. Hann was active in both 4-H and FFA and spent his high school years working on various local farms. He and his wife, Amanda, own a small cow-calf operation where they also produce hay. They enjoy spoiling their bulldog, Nelson, and working with their cattle. The couple has been married for three years and is in the process of adopting their first child.
AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. Based in Johnston, Iowa, AgVenture provides a 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 farmer realize more profit from every field.