Our team works tirelessly through all seasons, all in an effort to equip our growers with every advantage possible in the coming season. It’s our belief that a knowledgeable farmer is an AgriGold farmer.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things!
Whitney is a self-proclaimed plant nerd. Lover of Agriculture and an advocate for women and youth in Agriculture. Whitney grew up on a small hobby farm in Central Kentucky. It was here that her passion for agriculture and rural communities blossomed. She holds an MS in Integrated Plant and Soil Science from the University of Kentucky, a BS in Agriculture, and a BA in Communication Studies from Western Kentucky University.
For the last seven years, Whitney has served farmers in the field through a multitude of Agronomic roles in Iowa, Indiana, and Kentucky. Using a ‘boots on the ground’ perspective she is responsible for supporting the AgriGold Agronomy organization in meeting goals and delivering the highest quality agronomic service at the farm gate.
Yield, consistency, standability and return on investment will always be the backbone of what products and recommendations the Agronomy Team provide our growers.
John was introduced to agriculture on his family’s farm near Kenton, Ohio. There he learned the value of work and the understanding that a farmer is only the tenant for a short time and must make the most of their efforts. He graduated from The Ohio State University in Agronomy. He started working at a retail fertilizer outlet before joining AgriGold. John started with AgriGold in 2000 as a Regional Agronomist. He has spent almost 20 years building relationships and sharpening his agronomist knowledge in the field throughout Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.
As the Eastern Agronomy Manager, he is responsible for the development and training of the agronomy team East of the Mississippi river. John is dedicated in helping provide our customers with the best genetics and agronomic knowledge for their farm.
Spray your pre’s when the forsythia bush blooms. Plant when the hedge tree leaves are the size of a squirrel’s ear & love each other no matter what!
Dustin grew up on a family farm consisting of corn, soybean, beef and dairy cattle near Chillicothe, MO. He developed a love for corn genetics and breeding at the young age of 14 when he started doing seasonal work for the local Pioneer Hi-Bred research station. Dustin graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a degree in Agronomy in 2004. After college Dustin worked in the Ag Retail industry, conducting seed, chemical, fertilizer, and precision ag sales. He joined the AgriGold team in 2011 as the agronomist for Missouri, Kansas, and Southern Iowa.
In his current role as Western Agronomy Manager, Dustin works with our agronomy team, sales force, and customers West of the Mississippi river in the areas of agronomic training and product selection of our corn and soybean lineups. Other than his passion for all things agriculture, Dustin enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters on their family farm.