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.


Endure 4R Advocate Award Winners

June 7, 2017

GROWMARK Director of Agronomy Marketing Lance Ruppert joins the podcast to discuss the 2017 Endure 4R Advocate award winners.



May 17, 2017

The 2017 GROWMARK internship program kicked off this week. It's the 58th year of the program. University Relations Manager Amie Hasselbring has more on the program in this week's GROWMARK Podcast. You can also read more about this year's interns here:



Talent Management

May 3, 2017

With the talent gap continuing to increase, organizations have to do more to attract and recruit top talent. This means creating new partnerships and no longer being able to rely on traditional recruiting methods. For GROWMARK, this means reaching beyond the ag community. Aubrey Bastian, GROWMARK senior manager, talent acquisition; and Josh Blazier, GROWMARK facility planning division manager join the podcast to discuss what GROWMARK is doing to ensure a sustainable talent pipeline for the future.



April 19, 2017

Bruce Weatherly, GROWMARK forage and turf product manager, joins the podcast to discuss pollinators and efforts to educate about their importance to agriculture.


Experienced Leader Program

April 5, 2017

GROWMARK Manager, Leadership Development Andy King joins the podcast to talk about the Experienced Leader Program for GROWMARK System employees.


GROWMARK System Ready for Ag Day

March 15, 2017

National Ag Day is March 21 and helps bring awareness to agriculture and its importance to society. GROWMARK Corporate Relations Manager Amy Bradford joins the podcast to discuss its important and involvement throughout the GROWMARK System.



March 1, 2017

GROWMARK was recently ranked as the fifth largest propane marketer in the United States by LP Gas Magazine. GROWMARK Propane Marketing and Technical Services Manager Zach Baugher joins the podcast to discuss propane, markets, and factors that influence usage.



February 15, 2017

GROWMARK University Relations Manager Amie Hasselbring joins the podcast to discuss recruiting efforts for prospective GROWMARK System employees.