Waggoner Hired as Helm Midwest Sales Agronomist

Published online: May 15, 2020 Articles
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Helm Agro US, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Brock Waggoner as sales agronomist for the Midwest region.

Primary responsibilities in his new position will include technical training and education, development and technical sales support for the company’s Midwest crop protection product line. Waggoner will also oversee field trials that support product development and marketing efforts in that same geography.

“Brock’s proven track record will greatly contribute to our success in bringing new proprietary solutions to market over the next several years,” says Aaron Locker, vice president of sales with Helm Agro US. “Helm's investment in exceptional talent like Brock is an important part of our growth, and we look forward to putting his knowledge to work.”

According to Locker, Waggoner’s role as sales agronomist is a newly created position within the organization to increase the level of agronomic services offered to its distributor and retailer partners across the Midwest.

Waggoner joins the organization with more than 10 years of experience. Most recently he served as technology development manager for UPL’s crop establishment division. Prior to that, Waggoner held the position of field biology manager for NewLeaf Symbiotic. Waggoner has also worked for Monsanto and Stone Seeds in the areas of sales and product development. 

Waggoner holds a bachelor's degree in plant and soil science from Southern Illinois University. He earned his master's in weed science from University of Tennessee. Waggoner currently resides in Salem, Ill., and can be contacted via email at bwaggoner@helmagro.com.