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Our Agronomy Team

Kentucky

North Carolina

South Carolina

WV & Virginia

Our Kentucky Team

David Hill

Shelbyville Agronomy Plant

Agronomy Sales Manager - David has been with Southern States for over 40 years. He specializes in crop protectants, seed, and plant nutrition and provides crop management for his customers.

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Mike Mcholan

Springfield Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager - Mike, a member of the Southern States team for over 21 years, grew up on a row crop and livestock farm in Kentucky. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in agronomy/agriculture education and is a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA).

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Chad McMahon

Calhoun Agronomy

Agronomy Sales Manager & Applicator – Chad grew up on a 300-acre row crow farm and worked on small dairy growing up. He has worked for Southern States for over 21 years, specializing in pasture and row crops. He is passionate about building relationships with his growers.

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Caleb Gary

Shelbyville Agronomy Plant

Agronomy Sales Manager- Caleb grew up in western Kentucky on a row crop, tobacco and cattle farm where his passion for agriculture began. He's a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky with an Agricultural Economics degree and a Distillation, Wine & Brewing studies minor. 

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Adam Cox

Kentucky

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Our North Carolina Team

Kevin Braddy

Mebane, Danville & Reidsvile Agronomy Centers

Territory Sales Manager – Kevin has worked for Southern States for over 30 years, specializing in crops, seed, fertilizer and chemicals. He grew up on a small family farm with cattle, hogs, row crops and tobacco. Kevin attended North Carolina State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in ag systems technology.

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Russ Brock

Mt. Olive Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager – Russell grew up on a family farm in Mt. Olive and currently farms a small acreage of corn and soybeans. He has worked in the farm industry for over 18 years, having worked for Southern States for over 18 years and Nutrien Ag Solutions for 5 years. Russell is very passionate about preserving and protecting farm land from development and believes it's critical that we protect the land for future production of food and fiber.

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Gerald Christian

Hertford Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager - Gerald has been with Southern States for over 13 years. He grew up on a tobacco, corn and soybean farm in North Carolina and specializes in fertilizer, seed and chemicals. He is passionate about helping his customers with fertilization needs and improving their crop yields.

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David Gaitley

Lumberton Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager - A member of the Southern States team for over 24 years, David grew up on a 3,600 acre farm, which grew cotton and soybeans. He is a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and holds a degree from Pembroke State University.

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Ben Gawron

Farmville & Tarboro, NC

Agronomy Sales Manager – Ben has been with Southern States for over 5 years and specializes in corn, wheat, soybeans, cotton and tobacco. He holds a degree in ag business management from North Carolina State University and is a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA).

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Aubrey Overcash

Statesville Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager – Aubrey grew up on a livestock farm operation and specializes in fertility and pest management in row crops and pasture/hay. He holds a degree in business administration from Catawba College and was involved in FFA in high school, serving on the local high school FFA alumni council. As an adolescent, Aubrey showed livestock and horses on the national level.

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Brian Stalls

Tarboro & Williamston Agronomy Centers

Agronomy Sales Manager – Brian was raised on a 1,700-acre row crop operation that farmed cotton, peanuts, wheat and soybeans. He’s worked for Southern States for over 21 years, specializing in row crops and chemicals. His goal is to help farmers get higher yields out of their crops.

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Daniel Miller

Waco, Hendersonville & Asheville, NC

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Dustin Adcock

Marshville/Millingport

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Alan Ward

Lumberton & Loris Agronomy Centers

Agronomy Sales Manager - Raised on a small tobacco, corn and soybean farm, Alan has been in agriculture his whole life. He’s been with Southern States for over 8 years and holds a degree in Agronomy from North Carolina State University.

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Josh Tipton

Belhaven, NC

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Taylor Roberts

Lumberton

Agronomy Sales Manager - Taylor was raised on a family farm in Lumberton, NC. Her family’s farm is a Row-Crop Operation with corn, cotton, soybeans, wheat, and peanuts. Recently graduated from North Carolina State University where she majored in Agriculture Business & Agriculture Education with a minor in Crop Science. With a passion for agriculture, she strives to help Southern States customers maximize their farm acres and make well informed decisions regarding their crops.

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Our South Carolina Team

Warren Kearns

Manning, Darlington, Lake City and Bishopville, SC

Agronomy Sales Manager - Warren worked on a row crop and chicken farm growing up, where they grew cotton, corn and peanuts. Prior to Southern States, Warren worked at Monty’s Plant Food where he specializes in agronomy, scouting, humics and crop management.

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Michael Thompson

Loris, Manning, Little Rock

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Jimmy Hudson

Manning, Bishopville, Darlington

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Dalton Russell

Little Rock, Bennettsville, SC & Lumberton, NC

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Taylor Roberts

Lumberton

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Our WV & Virginia Teams

Doug Beatty

Charles Town Service

Territory Sales Manager – Doug was raised on a 4-acre hay production operation before heading off to Virginia Tech University to get his degree in agriculture education. He was an agriculture education teacher for four years, and managed a large farming operation for 9 years before coming to Southern States. He’s a member of the Farm Bureau and the American Society of Agronomy. He’s worked for Southern States for over 22 years, specializing in agronomy, including seed, fertilizer, crop protectants and precision agriculture.

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Bill Duncan

Luray Agronomy Center

Territory Sales Manager – Bill has worked for Southern States for over 40 years with significant experience in forage, crops and livestock. He’s a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and American Registry of Professional Animal Scientist, as well as a member of the Virginia Crop Production Association and the Page County Farmers Association. He holds a degree in agricultural economics and farm business management.

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Colin Mayes

Warsaw

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Adam Lassiter

King William

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Iain Brinks

Virignia

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Dean Beasley

Moorefield and Romney Agronomy Centers

Territory Sales Manager – Dean was raised on a beef cattle and corn operation in northern Virginia. He holds a degree in ag economics from Virginia Tech University and has worked for Southern States for over 33 years. He specializes in cattle, corn and pasture.

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