SAVE THE DATE: Seed Day is August 27th, 2020!
Opheim Seed & Chemical strives to provide quality services and products at a competitive price in order to increase our grower's profits.
Jason graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Studies in hopes to return to the family farm. During his time at Iowa State, Jason interned with NK Seeds, which would later turn into a seed dealership that would allow him to farm as well. Over the last 20 years Jason has expanded his seed line up, and become a full line ag retailer that offers chemicals, seed treatment, fertilizer, custom application, and precision farming.
Casey is a graduate from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Studies and a minor in Agronomy. Casey interned with AgriGold prior to joining the team at Opheim Seed & Chemical, where he spent a lot of time scouting crops and servicing growers. While Casey is involved in many different activities at Opheim Seed & Chemical, his primary role is as a sales agronomist.
Rod holds an associates degree in Automotive Technology from Des Moines Area Community College. Prior to joining the Opheim Seed & Chemical team, Rod worked as a mechanic for John Deere. Rod leads the Precision Farming division, where he is in charge of sales, service and installation of Precision Planting, 360 Yield Center, and Climate Fieldview equipment and programs.
After graduating from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Agricultural Technology, Holden joined the Opheim Seed & Chemical team as the Warehouse Manager. Holden's primary responsibility is managing the logistics of all incoming and outgoing seed and chemical loads. Other responsibilities that Holden is involved in include seed treatment, tending during custom application, and hauling grain.
In 2012, Opheim Seed & Chemical expanded their services by adding Opheim Custom Spraying. Chad joined the Opheim Custom Spraying division as our custom applicator. Chad spent time as a custom applicator in the cooperative system for several years. In addition to his custom application duties, Chad handles all deliveries, hauls grain, and helps with seed treatment.
Josh graduated from Simpson College with a degree in education and has spent time working in agriculture in many different arenas. While he currently farms with his wife and their four children, he also spent time in the cooperative system as a grain superintendent, safety director and location manager. Josh helps out in a variety of roles, including seed treatment, website management, and seed sales.