Hemp and Alternative Market Entrance

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The WinField United Pro team is excited to announce the entering of a new market - Alternative Crops. This is a natural progression as WinField United Pro already services other major horticultural markets which include landscape, golf, pest control, and top 100 greenhouse and nursery companies.

 We look to provide resources, technology and new product development in this space. As part of the larger WinField United organization, we have access to a large distribution network, as well as, product testing and development in our state-of-the-art lab, in River Falls, Wisconsin. We provide comprehensive testing which includes soil, water and tissue analysis that can be compounded with the use of satellite technology.  WinField United Pro has the ability to use other cutting-edge analysis with drone flights where NDVI and DGCI can be used to look at crop health. With these tools at our fingertips you will be able to look holistically at your crop and we can help you find the best solution to meet your needs.

 Two of our most qualified and veteran sales reps in our industry will be leading our Alternative Crop Team - Drew Guffey and Rob Garcia. 

 

Drew (pictured above) grew up in western Pennsylvania working at his family’s owned and operated greenhouse business.  In 2009 he received a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Colorado State University.  After graduating he worked as the production manager for a top 25 greenhouse plant producer.  For the last 6 years Drew has been working for WinField United Pro as a selling consultant, specializing in ornamental and alternative production.

Rob Garcia

Rob (pictured above) grew up in Wisconsin and spent his high school years working on farms for family and friends. Rob attended the University of Wisconsin Platteville majoring in Chemistry and Agriculture. He moved to Colorado in 1993 and has worked in the green industry ever sense. He has concurrently worked in the landscape industry, ornamental industry, and as a sales Representative over the past 27 years. During his career Rob has obtained state chemical license in aquatics, insect, weed, and disease control. For the last 5 years Rob has served as the western US technical advisor for Winfield United.  Rob has worked with Hemp growers in Colorado for the last 4 years and has participated in a 55-acre hemp facility in Rifle, Colorado developing programs for growers that have produced crops from both seed and clone.   

If you are interested in speaking with these two individuals and have questions about certain products, please complete this form. They will reach out and help answer your questions! Check out our WinField United Pro Hemp Guide HERE


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