Dave Schwartz

Member, Strategy Working Group

Dave Schwartz is a farmer from Guthrie Center and is the Executive Vice President of Sales in Plant Nutrition at Verdesian Life Sciences. In this role, he manages 20 sale professionals across 10 Midwestern cornbelt states. Dave earned a B.S. in Business Management and Mass Communications from Buena Vista University, leading him to a long, ag-focused career beginning with GROWMARK as a crop specialist. He has also served as a sales representative and trainer for Ciba-Geigy and Vice President of New Product Development for Specialty Fertilizer Products and Sales Manager for Van Diest Supply Co.

Verdesian Life Sciences

Verdesian Life Sciences is advancing plant health and nutrition through the development of nutrient management and efficiency technologies, nutritionals and micronutrients, seed treatments and inoculants, crop health chemistry and biologicals, as well soil surfactants for the agriculture, turf and ornamental industries. Verdesian remains committed to the continued research and development of environmentally sustainable products.