FS Applicator Simulator

September 20, 2017

The FS Applicator Simulator is a progressive and advanced approach to meet the ongoing needs for training on safe and efficient in-field product application. Developed by GROWMARK in partnership with its FS member cooperatives, the simulator is believed to be the first of its kind for agricultural training. Hear more about it in this week's podcast with Erik Wilcox, GROWMARK manager, crop protection application and equipment and Eric Long, Ag-Land FS operations manager.

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Information Security Part II: Passwords

September 6, 2017

In part two of our podcast series on information security, Eric Fisher (GROWMARK manager, network security) and Jeff Frank (GROWMARK manager, agronomy business operations) discuss the importance of passwords to safeguard information.


GROWMARK Agronomy: Farm Progress Show

August 31, 2017

GROWMARK employees attend the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.  There is plenty to do and see – especially at the FS Tent and supporting the #FSBIGPIC efforts!


GROWMARK, COFCO form grain partnership

August 21, 2017

GROWMARK Executive Director of Grain Bob Rasmus discusses a new partnership between GROWMARK and COFCO. You can also read more about the announcement here: 



GROWMARK Agronomy: Brendan Bachman

August 15, 2017

Dive deeper into MiField Nurture, analytics and the new trials platform launched July 2017 with Brendan Bachman , Manager of Applied Research Marketing.


GROWMARK Agronomy: MiField

August 15, 2017

Explore the world of MiField Applied Research with Lance Ruppert, Director of Agronomy Marketing.


Congressional Staff Tour

August 2, 2017

GROWMARK Government Relations Issues Manager Kristen Faucon joins the podcast to discuss upcoming congressional staff tour in Illinois.



July 19, 2017

GROWMARK works to educate employees on a variety of information security topics. In part one of a three part series, Luke McClintock, GROWMARK client tech analyst, discusses phishing and how to identify unwanted e-mails.


GROWMARK System advocates for agriculture

July 5, 2017

The GROWMARK System (including GROWMARK management, FS cooperative management, and young producers) spent last week advocating for agriculture. They participated in the NCFC Washington Fly-in where they met with legislators, discussed bills impacting the industry, and worked with other farmer cooperatives on a variety of issues. Karen Jones hosts this week's podcast with special guest Heather Thompson, GROWMARK System, young producer program manager.


GROWMARK System helping farmers in Kenya

June 21, 2017

The GROWMARK System is partnering with Dow AgroSciences and AMPATH to help farmers in Kenya. GROWMARK Crop Protection Division Manager Jeff Bunting joins the podcast to explain the work involved.