Seeds for Success

AgVenture is excited to announce the addition of several new seed company partners, expanding our presence in the western Corn Belt. “We look forward to working closely with these new AgVenture partners to provide growers the opportunity to produce more bushels,” says AgVenture General Manager, Ron Cornish. “The knowledge and experience that these seed professionals bring to AgVenture are great additions to our growing Independent Seed Company network.”

“We are excited to welcome these seed companies to our one-of-a-kind business model,” Regional Business Development Manager, Grant Christensen said. “These seed companies appreciate being able to create their own selling programs that fit their customers’ needs. This bottom-up approach with local product selection, local ownership, and seed quality focus, among others, offers a unique brand in the marketplace that benefits area growers. ”

If you are interested in becoming an AgVenture independent seed company and joining the AgVenture network, visit the Join Our Network page to learn more.

AgVenture Exclusive Independent Seed Companies (ISCs)


AgVenture Heartland

AgVenture Heartland is new Independent Seed Company located in Wood River, NE owned and operated by Ryan Gannon. Ryan has many years in the seed business selling AgVenture seed. He, along with his sales team, have a long understanding of agriculture and the value that high-quality seed can bring to their customers. AgVenture Heartland is selling AgVenture corn, soybeans, alfalfa, sorghum, and sudangrass in south central Nebraska. Call (308) 380-1295 to contact AgVenture Heartland.



AgVenture High PlainsAgVenture High Plains

AgVenture High Plains is a new Independent Seed Company, representing Southwest Kansas in Hugoton, and Elm Creek, Nebraska. This new ISC is owned and operated by co-owners Nick Vos and Glen Long. Glen has been in the seed industry for over four decades, and Nick has been selling AgVenture seed products for the last 12 years and growing them on his own farm. AgVenture High Plains is selling AgVenture corn, soybeans, sorghum, sunflowers, and sudangrass in south central Nebraska and southwest Kansas. They also offer some other value-added products, including cover crops, to help increase yield.  Follow them on Twitter. 



Dakota Seed And Agronomy, LLC.

Dakota Seed And Agronomy, LLC. is an Independent Seed Company located in Burke, SD, owned and operated by Al Pontillo. Al has a no-nonsense approach to the seed business and has several years of experience and long-standing relationships with his customers. Al is selling AgVenture corn and sunflowers in southern South Dakota. Call (605) 208-0347 to contact Al at Dakota Seed And Agronomy, LLC.


Dorcey Inc.

Dorcey Inc. is an Independent Seed Company located in North Bend, NE owned and operated by John, Mike and Mark Dorcey. They’re dedicated to continuously looking for ag solutions and technologies to fit each growers personal operation. The Dorceys are well-known and active throughout their community and take pride in being locally owned and operated. The Dorceys are selling AgVenture corn and soybeans. Visit their website.


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Western Select Genetics

Western Select Genetics is an Independent Seed Company located in Sutton, NE and was started in October 2019 by partners Dustin Schwenka of Minden, Jeremy McCroden of Sutton, Lance Shifflet of Cambridge, and Wayne Bahler of Imperial. Their combined knowledge and experience with agriculture, the seed industry, and the region ensures their customers get the best service. Western Select Genetics is selling AgVenture corn, sorghum, alfalfa and sunflowers in southeast Nebraska. See their Facebook page.

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About AgVenture

AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned and managed seed companies. AgVenture provides its growing network of companies with seed products that surpass industry-required quality standards, as well as leading-edge genetics and technology. Since 1983, this unique marketing approach has allowed each individual company to match the seed products it sells to the specific needs of the geographical area it serves. Based in Johnston, Iowa, AgVenture strives to help every farmer realize more profit from every field with professional seed representation at a local level.

About Corteva Agriscience

Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovations, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at

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