Latham Hi-Tech Seeds announces Nick Benson of Elgin, Iowa as a regional sales manager for northeast Iowa. Nick’s territory covers the following Iowa counties: Allamakee, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, and Winneshiek. In addition, he serves on the company’s product development team.
John Latham, president of Latham Hi-Tech Seeds in Alexander, Iowa, says Nick is a great fit for his company. ”You only have to talk to Nick for about two minutes before you realize how passionate he is about using the power and agility of an independent company to help rural America thrive,” said Latham. “His background in research and sales will make him a tremendous asset to our customers as they meet the continuing challenge of feeding and fueling the world with their crops.
Nick earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture marketing and agronomy from Northwest Missouri State University. He also has experience in corn plant breeding and seed research with Pioneer and Garst. He and his wife, Meg, have two children: Noah and Michelle. In his free time, Benson loves to fish.