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60th Anniversary of the GROWMARK Internship Program

60th Anniversary of the GROWMARK Internship Program

May 13, 2019

The 60th GROWMARK Internship Program kicks off today. So in honor of this milestone anniversary, we sat down with the current and four previous University Relations Managers for this episode. Over the course of the next 12 weeks of our internship program we'll feature interviews from former interns who still work in the GROWMARK System. Enjoy!

GROWMARK’s Government Relations Team Navigates Political Changes in 2019

GROWMARK’s Government Relations Team Navigates Political Changes in 2019

May 6, 2019

The midterm elections brought many changes to state legislatures across the GROWMARK System. In this edition of the GROWMARK Podcast, we speak with Liz Hobart and Kristen Faucon from the Government Relations team on how they are working to make sure our members are heard when it comes to upcoming legislation. 

Information Security - Credential Harvesting

Information Security - Credential Harvesting

April 18, 2019

In this episode of the GROWMARK Podcast, we sit down with GROWMARK Manager of Network Security, Ed Burton, as well as Vice President, HR & Strategy Officer, Ann Kafer, to discuss her experience with attempted credential harvesting.

A Customer-First Attitude at GROWMARK

A Customer-First Attitude at GROWMARK

April 3, 2019

In this episode of the GROWMARK Podcast, we talk with Grain Systems Marketing and Business Development Manager Randy Holthaus, about the importance of customer service. Randy, who is retiring in a few weeks, also shares firsthand how logistics and systems have changed over his decades and roles within the GROWMARK System. 

GROW Strategy Update

GROW Strategy Update

February 20, 2019

GROWMARK Vice President, Human Resources & Strategy Officer, Ann Kafer joins the GROWMARK podcast to provide an updated on our GROW strategy!

USB Device Security

USB Device Security

January 9, 2019

Chances are many of you have a device with devastating potential sitting on your desk, in your purse or bag, or perhaps on your key chain right now. Maybe you’re using it for work and it’s plugged in to your computer as you read this. So what is the device that can serve as both useful tool and malicious threat - USB drives (also known as flash drives, thumb drives, jump drives, pen drives, or memory sticks, just to name a few).

USB drives are great for easily sharing all different types and sizes of files, however, they often serve as a source of malware and viruses, and can easily be lost or stolen. To hear a real example of the threats USB drives pose to our business, listen to this episode of the GROWMARK podcast.

Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain Optimization

November 19, 2018

Rod Wells, GROWMARK executive director, enterprise supply chain, joins the podcast to discuss his new role and ways GROWMARK is working to make its supply chain even more efficient and effective.

Santa’s Cyber Security Story

Santa’s Cyber Security Story

November 15, 2018

On this special edition of the GROWMARK Podcast we're talking Cyber Security. Santa Claus himself shares his story about falling victim to a holiday phishing scam. And Jeff Mosley, GROWMARK's Manager of Information Security, discusses what we can learn from Santa's mistakes.

Cliff Dolbeare Discusses Veterans Day Ceremony

Cliff Dolbeare Discusses Veterans Day Ceremony

November 12, 2018

GROWMARK joined Illinois Farm Bureau, COUNTRY Financial, and the IAA Credit Union in celebrating Veterans Day and honoring our employees who have served in the armed forces. Cliff Dolbeare, GROWMARK manager, corporate programming, joins the podcast with more information.

Chris Salrin on Co-Op Month

Chris Salrin on Co-Op Month

October 18, 2018

Three Rivers FS General manager Chris Salrin joins the podcast to discuss cooperatives and the GROWMARK System. October is Co-op Month. To learn more visit: https://www.coopmonth.coop/.