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Northside Elevator has hired Eric Schneider in the role of Agronomy Business Development Lead. Eric’s chief focus will be to grow the Northside agronomy business by expanding the overall customer base and inspiring current customers to utilize more Northside products and services. Eric is driven by helping growers determine the optimal products and services mix for their operation based on their objectives. With Eric’s drive and dedication to customer success, every Northside agronomy customer will be able to maximize their return on investment.

Combine his background of growing up on a dairy, with 27 years of industry experience, and Eric is uniquely equipped to help operations navigate the myriad challenges and opportunities in the agronomy sphere. Recent employment with Syngenta provided the platform for a deep understanding of the seed business - testing the germplasm pools in plots against one another. Direct crop protection exposure provides knowledge of all products in the marketplace and Eric has the keen ability to determine strengths and weaknesses.

“Eric’s career has been dedicated to agriculture and his depth of knowledge, experience and ability to evaluate and analyze opportunities will serve Northside customers well”, says Ted Brussow, Northside Elevator President & CEO.

Eric is a UW River Falls graduate with an Agri-Business degree and an Agronomy minor. He resides in central Wisconsin and closely follows the success of his two children as they navigation their collegiate experiences.

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About Northside Elevator: Service to Central Wisconsin farmers began in 1948 and our reputation for effective products and dependable service over the years continues to grow. Our staff embraces our corporate values and we offer fair and honest consulting and pricing for the manufacturing of animal feed, onsite dairy nutritional consulting, commodity contracting, grain storage, grain marketing, and agronomy services. Our reputation is a reflection of our customer’s success—and we’re proud to say both are growing. Exceptional service to our customers, suppliers and partners is what drives us. We take great pride in our staff that is professional, knowledgeable, helpful, and ready to serve.