NCGA Addition Brings Expertise & Enthusiasm

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Corn, NCGA

Screen Shot 2014-05-08 at 2.31.12 PMThe National Corn Growers Association welcomes Dr. Nick Goeser who joins the organization as Manager of Soil Health and Sustainability. Goeser, a multi-faceted scientists and educator, brings nearly a decade of experience in the agricultural industry and academic research to the position.

“Nick is an incredibly valuable addition to our team, and we are excited utilizing his deep knowledge of agronomy and field research to our new Soil Health Partnership program,” said Director of Production, Stewardship and Livestock Max Starbuck. “He is uniquely suited to the position because, in addition to his scientific achievements, Nick has already developed an extensive understanding of the many issues which impact farmers in relation to soil health and has a wealth of experience interacting with the many stakeholders necessary to ensure the success of this exciting new venture.”

Goeser most recently worked for Monsanto as a Technology Development Representative based out of Arlington, Wisconsin. He previously worked as an agronomist and crop manager and at the University of Wisconsin – Madison as a Graduate Research Assistant in both Agronomy and Horticulture.

In his new position, Goeser will be responsible for administrating the Soil Health Partnership. SHP is a five-year initiative dedicated to improving soil health through a series of demonstration farms throughout the Midwest. The Partnership is an NCGA initative with generous support from Monsanto and the Walton Family Foundation.