Michael grew up on a family farm in northwest central Iowa. His passion for agriculture led him to major in Agricultural Business at Iowa State University where he graduated in 2014. After graduation, he worked in the seed industry with AgriGold for the past seven years as a District Sales Manager and then as a Key Account Manager. As a Key Account Manager, he worked with a diverse group of growers with many different practices all over western Iowa. Michael helped lead AgriGold’s NCGA efforts in western Iowa working with several state winner and helping customers think outside the box to achieve higher yields. He is driven in helping his growers obtain their goals and maximize their ROI’s. In his free time, he enjoys attending Iowa State sporting events with his wife Dani and helping out on his family’s farm.