SLATER, IA (Dec. 19, 2005 ) -- Garst Seed Company
recently named Jenny Mennenga and Kevin Scholl
as area agronomists in Illinois.
will provide agronomic expertise and product information to growers in western Illinois.He
will be based in Wyoming, Ill. Scholl comes to Garst from Alvey Agricultural Research where he was a field scientist specializing in conducting research protocols for field trials and providing technical support for crop scouting programs.Prior to that, Scholl was a consulting agronomist for Mowers Soil Testing PLUS, Inc. and CropWatch, Inc. in Toulon, Ill., where he consulted with growers on pest management strategies, soil fertility issues and variable rate technology applications of fertilizer and limestone. Scholl earned a master's in crop science and a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Illinois.He also is a CCA. "Both Jenny and Kevin come to Garst with an extensive agricultural background and expertise in production agriculture that will prove valuable to growers in their respective territories," says John Pieper, eastern agronomy services manager for Garst.