Rauner, government officials visit GROWMARK

February 22, 2018

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, and a few other elected leaders, visited the GROWMARK home office in Bloomington, Illinois. Listen to the podcast to learn more about the visit from Liz Hobart from GROWMARK Government Relations, and Rick Nelson, Vice Chairman of the GROWMARK Board of Directors.


GROWMARK Agronomy Recap (part 3)

February 6, 2018

The third episode in the series with Sam Spence concludes with interviews from three division leaders from Agronomy. Two managers had transitioned to new roles and a third leader reflects on his service within the FS System.


GROWMARK Agronomy Recap (part 2)

February 6, 2018

We’re continuing the 2017 recap series with Sam Spence, admin. coordinator, as she shares three interviews with division leaders from her agronomy team. We take a look at successes across Seed, Crop Nutrients and Crop Protection.


Agronomy Conference

January 31, 2018

The FS Agronomy Conference focused on professional development for FS crop specialists. Listen to this week's podcast to hear how GROWMARK speakers, industry presentations, and breakout sessions benefitted crop specialists, who serve as trusted advisors for farmers.


MID-CO Winter Outlook

January 24, 2018

MID-CO COMMODITIES is putting on winter outlook meetings for customers. The meetings are being held in Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio. Cory Winstead joins the podcast to explain why they put on the meetings for customers and how MID-CO is growing its business.


Cooperative Leadership Conference

January 19, 2018

Tom Swearingen, GROWMARK director of talent management, recaps the Cooperative Leadership Conference.


GMK Agronomy: 2017 Recap (part 1)

January 10, 2018

Sam Spence, admin. coordinator from the agronomy team, is recapping 2017 interviews from November’s GROWMARK Update Meetings. In episode 2, listeners will get to hear from the Agronomy Leadership team.


Alpha Distribution Center Expansion

December 20, 2017

GROWMARK has expanded the FS Distribution Center to include bulk storage for crop protection products to better serve its member companies. Hear more about the project with Tracy Mack from GROWMARK's Logistics Division, and John Hany from GROWMARK's Crop Protection Division.


Information Security Part 3: Ransomware

December 6, 2017

In part 3 of our podcast series on information security, Mark Brooks, GROWMARK system administrator and Ryan White from the GROWMARK Seed Division discuss ransomware. You can listen to other podcasts in the series below:







Government Relations Update

November 1, 2017

Chuck Spencer, GROWMARK executive director, Government Relations, joins the podcast to discuss state and federal issues including DPAD, Farm Bill, and state topics.