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Please explore this directory showcasing CFVGA Allied Members and consider patronizing their businesses for their financial support of CFVGA.  Businesses with green names are CFVGA sponsors!

Aquaculture

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

Impello Biosciences
Mike Key
FORT COLLINS Colorado
mike@impellobio.com
7207729767
www.impellobio.com
Impello Bio produces plant biostimulants that improve crop yield and quality in untraditional ways.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Lainie Kertesz
Olympia WA
lkertesz@johnnyseeds.com
207-238-5320
www.johnnyseeds.com
Full range of Vegetable, (cut) Flowers, Herbs and related accessories for the professional or hobby growers

Baggers

Crop Consultants

Agfinity, Inc.    
Troy Bishop
Eaton   CO
970-454-4000
tbishop@agfinityinc.com
www.agfinityinc.com

Cropworx        
Larry Traubel
Eckert   CO
larry@cropworx.net
www.cropworx.net

FMC Corporation
Robert Rainey
Windsor CO
robert.rainey@fmc.com
970-342-6105
http://fmc.com
FMC Corporation has been serving agriculture for more than a century—long enough to know that new threats are always on the horizon. Crop by crop, region by region, we’re dedicated to meeting these challenges head-on with innovative herbicides, pesticides and fungicides that add value to your operation. Bottom line, we’re in this together and the only factor that determines our success is yours.

Monte Vista Cooperative     
Mike Boothe
Monte Vista, CO
719.852.5181
mboothe@mvcoop.com
www.mvcoop@.com

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Crop pest protection

AgBiome Innovations  
Kirk Nelson
Research Triangle Park  NC
knelson@agbiome.com
http://agbiome.com

Agfinity, Inc.    
Troy Bishop
Eaton   CO
970-454-4000
tbishop@agfinityinc.com
www.agfinityinc.com

Certis, USA 
Remi Wright
Bryan, TX
830.331.0158
rwright@certisusa.com
www.certisusa.com
Biopesticides for commercial conventional and organic production.

Crop Production Services   
Kolby Melia
Burlington, CO
719.346.5121
kolby.melia@cpsagu.com
www.cpsagu.com
Crop inputs supplier to growers in the Rocky Mountain Region.

DuPont Crop Protection
Elizabeth Parker
303-818-3246
elizabeth.plummer@dupont.com
www.dupont.com
Answers in insect, weed and disease control

FMC Corporation
Robert Rainey
Windsor CO
robert.rainey@fmc.com
970-342-6105
http://fmc.com
FMC Corporation has been serving agriculture for more than a century—long enough to know that new threats are always on the horizon. Crop by crop, region by region, we’re dedicated to meeting these challenges head-on with innovative herbicides, pesticides and fungicides that add value to your operation. Bottom line, we’re in this together and the only factor that determines our success is yours.

Helena Chemical Company
Brad Walker
Greeley CO
970.324.9756
WalkerBrad@HelenaChemical.com
https://helenaagri.com/

Impello Biosciences
Mike Key
FORT COLLINS Colorado
mike@impellobio.com
7207729767
www.impellobio.com
Impello Bio produces plant biostimulants that improve crop yield and quality in untraditional ways.

Monte Vista Cooperative     
Mike Boothe
Monte Vista, CO
719.852.5181
mboothe@mvcoop.com
www.mvcoop@.com

Syngenta
Michael Vandel
Fort Collins CO
michael.vandel@syngenta.com
970-342-0140
www.syngentacropprotection.com
Crop protection products for all crops in rotation in the State of Colorado. Fungicides, Pesticides, and Herbicides.

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Custom field work

Economic Development

Brighton Economic Development Corporation
Patrick Giron
Brighton CO
pgiron@brightonedc.org

Colorado State University – Engagement   
Kathay Rennels
Ft. Collins, CO
970.491.2319
martha.bender@colostate.edu
http://engagement.colostate.edu/

Energy

Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assn
Drew Kramer
Westminster CO
akramer@tristategt.org
Tri-State supplies power to rural electric cooperatives across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Fertilizer

Agfinity, Inc.    
Troy Bishop
Eaton   CO
970-454-4000
tbishop@agfinityinc.com
www.agfinityinc.com

Agroplasma Inc
Matt Brill
Tempe AZ
matt.brill@agroplasmainc.com
www.agroplasmausa.com 
ferticell@agroplasmainc.com
480-361-1300
Agroplasma Inc.® is home to the Ferticell® product line. Ferticell® products are organically certified and offer a complete cycle of plant nutrition from seed to harvest. In addition, the Ferticell® line has shown to be a great supplement when included in conventional farming programs. We provide agronomic support to help with any water and soil testing needs. We also provide educational support in all areas of plant management.

AZOMITE Mineral Products 
Marty Campfield
Nephi Utah
marty.campfield@azomite.com
7207452936
azomite.com
AZOMITE is a unique, natural, volcanic ash mineral deposit in the Utah dessert, which is rich in minerals
. It is environmentally, soil, and plant safe, and can be used in fertilizer blends or alone to help produce higher yields, improved harvest crop quality, and enhanced grade out of specialty crops.

Crop Production Services   
Kolby Melia
Burlington, CO
719.346.5121
kolby.melia@cpsagu.com
www.cpsagu.com
Crop inputs supplier to growers in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Helena Chemical Company
Brad Walker
Greeley CO
970.324.9756
WalkerBrad@HelenaChemical.com
https://helenaagri.com/

Impello Biosciences
Mike Key
FORT COLLINS Colorado
mike@impellobio.com
7207729767
www.impellobio.com
Impello Bio produces plant biostimulants that improve crop yield and quality in untraditional ways.

Monte Vista Cooperative     
Mike Boothe
Monte Vista, CO
719.852.5181
mboothe@mvcoop.com
www.mvcoop@.com

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Financial

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

CoBank    
Larri Tappy
Sterling, CO
970.521.2774
ltappy@cobank.com
www.cobank.com

Farm Credit of Southern Colorado
Ken West
Colorado Springs CO
ken.west@aglending.com
719-570-1087
www.aglending.com
Farm Credit of Southern Colorado specializes in financial services for agriculture and rural real estate. Whether loans or leases, appraisal or insurance, we provide customers with sound advice and the services they need to be successful.

Western Growers Association
Matt McInerney
Irvine California
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263
www.wga.com
Agricultural trade associations representing regional and local farming families since 1926

Food Safety

Birko
Kelly Green
Henderson CO
information@birkocorp.com
303-289-1090
www.birkocorp.com
Food safety partner who supplies chemicals and equipment to produce processors.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Lainie Kertesz
Olympia WA
lkertesz@johnnyseeds.com
207-238-5320
www.johnnyseeds.com
Full range of Vegetable, (cut) Flowers, Herbs and related accessories for the professional or hobby growers

VisuGen Global LLC
John Gerdes
Aurora CO
visugen.jg@gmail.com
303-919-6018
www.visugenglobal.com
VisuGen Global is developing a E. coli test that will provide a rapid on-site water monitoring method to test environmental water or to assist produce growers establish a Microbial Water Quality Profile (MWQP) in compliance with the FSMA produce rule requirements. www.h2oprofile.com

Western Growers Association
Matt McInerney
Irvine California
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263
www.wga.com
Agricultural trade associations representing regional and local farming families since 1926

Zep
Trampas McCormick
Denver, Colorado
trampas.mccormick@zep.com
http://www.zepfooddivision.com/
720-276-7123
The Zep Food Division goes Beneath the Surface to offer you complete food safety/sanitation solutions that protect your brand and supports your operations cleaning and sanitation objectives

Greenhouse/high tunnel

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

Power Grow
Sean Lyle
Phoenix AZ
602.469.4546
sean@powergrowing.com
www.powergrowing.com

Growing media

DocuPots
Roger Hosea
Sterling CO
Rogreh@yahoo.com
970 580 1166
Truly degradable seed starting pots. Save time and waste.

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Harvest/post-harvest supplies

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

Aquatic Resources LLC
Richard Melick Jr
Littleton Colorado
aquaticresourcesllc@gmail.com
303-887-0709
aquatic-resources.net
The use of Accu-Tab systems for Pre-Harvest and Flume applications

Decade Products
Craig Proctor
Grand Rapids MI
314.609.3627
craig.proctor@decadeproducts.com
www.decadeproducts.com

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Insurance

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

Flood and Peterson
Brian Schiller
Greeley Colorado
BSchiller@floodpeterson.com
(970)506-3237
www.floodpeterson.com
Operating since 1939, Flood and Peterson is Colorado’s leading insurance broker and one of the largest privately held in the nation. Providing solutions in agribusiness and commercial insurance, employee benefits, surety and personal insurance programs across a number of industries, Flood and Peterson is a long-term partner to its clients and community.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
Ben Rainbolt
Colorado
(303)752-5800
www.rmfu.org
Safe, healthy food begins with secure, profitable farm & ranch families.

Silveus Insurance Group         
Aaron Tattersall
Parker, CO
303.854.7016
aaron.tattersall@cropins.net
www.cropins.net
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.  Check out our video

Western Growers Association
Matt McInerney
Irvine California
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263
www.wga.com
Agricultural trade associations representing regional and local farming families since 1926

Irrigation

Aquatic Resources LLC
Richard Melick Jr
Littleton Colorado
aquaticresourcesllc@gmail.com
303-887-0709
aquatic-resources.net
The use of Accu-Tab systems for Pre-Harvest and Flume applications

Hortau – Simplified Irrigation
Doug Larson
Haxtun Colorado
dlarson@hortau.com
970.481.0655
www.hortau.com
Hortau is the leader in real-time soil moisture management…utilizing patented soil tension technology, state of the art telemetry and industry leading service to assist producers throughout North America in reducing plant stress and better managing resources, resulting in an increased ROI.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Lainie Kertesz
Olympia WA
lkertesz@johnnyseeds.com
207-238-5320
www.johnnyseeds.com
Full range of Vegetable, (cut) Flowers, Herbs and related accessories for the professional or hobby growers

Valley Irrigation of Greeley
Stephen Widhalm
Greeley , CO
970-351-7930
valleysteve@qwest.net
www.valleygreeley.com

Labor

MAS Labor H-2A
Kerry Scott
Lovingston Virginia
kscott@maslabor.com
434-263-4300
www.maslabor.com
Capable, reliable, legal workers from the national leader in H-2A services.

Legal services

Faegre Baker Daniels
Jeni Lamb Rogers
Denver Colorado
jenilamb.rogers@FaegreBD.com
303-607-3743
https://www.FaegreBD.com/
Legal counsel on FSMA, FDA inspections, recall and crisis management plans, and supply and distribution contracts.

Media and communications

BARN  Media   
Brian Allmer
Briggsdale, CO
970.656.3489
barnmedia@yahoo.com
http://www.barnmedia.net/

The Packer   
Shannon Shuman
Denver CO
sshuman@thepacker.com
913-438-0734
www.thepacker.com
The Packer is the fresh produce industry’s most respected and most read source of news and information.

Western Growers Association
Matt McInerney
Irvine California
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263
www.wga.com
Agricultural trade associations representing regional and local farming families since 1926

Merchandising

Whole Foods 
Kenny Meyer
Denver, CO
303.478.1395
kenny.meyer@wholefoods.com
Buyers of fresh, frozen, and value-added Colorado Fruits & Vegetables

Nutrition and Health

LiveWell Colorado  
Wendy  Peters Moschetti
Denver  CO
720-353-4120
wendymoschetti@livewellcolorado.org

Organic

Agroplasma Inc
Matt Brill
Tempe AZ
matt.brill@agroplasmainc.com
www.agroplasmausa.com 
ferticell@agroplasmainc.com
480-361-1300
Agroplasma Inc.® is home to the Ferticell® product line. Ferticell® products are organically certified and offer a complete cycle of plant nutrition from seed to harvest. In addition, the Ferticell® line has shown to be a great supplement when included in conventional farming programs. We provide agronomic support to help with any water and soil testing needs. We also provide educational support in all areas of plant management.

Aquatic Resources LLC
Richard Melick Jr
Littleton Colorado
aquaticresourcesllc@gmail.com
303-887-0709
aquatic-resources.net
The use of Accu-Tab systems for Pre-Harvest and Flume applications

Certis, USA 
Remi Wright
Bryan, TX
830.331.0158
rwright@certisusa.com
www.certisusa.com
Biopesticides for commercial conventional and organic production.

CCOF Certification Services
Jake Lewin
Santa Cruz, CA
jake@ccof.org
www.ccof.org

Whole Foods 
Kenny Meyer
Denver, CO
303.478.1395
kenny.meyer@wholefoods.com
Buyers of fresh, frozen, and value-added Colorado Fruits & Vegetables

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Zep
Trampas McCormick
Denver, Colorado
trampas.mccormick@zep.com
http://www.zepfooddivision.com/
720-276-7123
The Zep Food Division goes Beneath the Surface to offer you complete food safety/sanitation solutions that protect your brand and supports your operations cleaning and sanitation objectives

Packaging

DeLine Box & Display
Rick Williams
Denver, CO
rwilliams@delinebox.com
www.delinebox.com

IFCO Systems
Sean Drake
Tampa FL
813.463.4100
sean.drake@ifco.com
www.ifco.com

Rehrig Pacific Company
Kelly Ansaldo
Fresno CA
kansaldo@rehrig.com
rehrig.com
Founded in 1913, Rehrig Pacific has grown to become a world leading plastic pallet manufacturer and container manufacturer serving the agriculture, bakery, beverage, dairy and materials handling industries and, since the ‘80s, a roll-out cart, recycling bin and commercial container manufacturer serving the waste and recycling collection industry as well.  All of our customers demand sustainable transport packaging solutions creatively designed to help handle and protect their products safely and more efficiently and provide an excellent return on investment. With a family tradition of growth, service and innovation that spans four generations, we will aim to go “above and beyond” for your business too.  Check out our video

Produce buyers

Feeding Colorado
Karen McManus
Louisville CO
kmcmanus@communityfoodshare.org
303-652-3663
www.feedingcolorado.org
Children, seniors and families across Colorado turn to our five food banks in their time of need. We provide healthy and nutritious food through our programs and member agencies that will allow our neighbors to thrive.

Food Maven
Megan Cornish
Colorado Springs CO
719.660.9892
meganc@foomaven.co
www.foodmaven.com

FreshPack Produce
Dave Maynard
Denver CO
303.412.6232
303.519.6880
dmaynard@fpproduce.com
https://www.freshpackproduce.com/

Hugh H. Branch, Inc.
Brett Bergmann
South Bay FL
561.996.6500
brett@hughbranch.com
hughbranch.com

Lipman
Scott Rush
Province FL
239.657.4421
scott.rush@lipmanproduce.com
http://www.lipmanfamilyfarms.com/

Target
Scott Bradley
Minneapolis, MN
612.696.3869
Scott.Bradley@target.com

Whole Foods 
Kenny Meyer
Denver, CO
303.478.1395
kenny.meyer@wholefoods.com
Buyers of fresh, frozen, and value-added Colorado Fruits & Vegetables

Produce marketing

Colorado Dry Bean Admin Committee
Buena Vista, CO
ColoradoBeans@gmail.com
www.coloradodrybeans.com

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
Jim Ehrlich
Monte Vista, CO
719-852-3322
jehrlich@coloradopotato.org
www.coloradopotato.org
State and federal potato marketing order in the San Luis valley.

Whole Foods 
Kenny Meyer
Denver, CO
303.478.1395
kenny.meyer@wholefoods.com
Buyers of fresh, frozen, and value-added Colorado Fruits & Vegetables

Produce organizations

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
Jim Ehrlich
Monte Vista, CO
719-852-3322
jehrlich@coloradopotato.org
www.coloradopotato.org
State and federal potato marketing order in the San Luis valley.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
Ben Rainbolt
Colorado
(303)752-5800
www.rmfu.org
Safe, healthy food begins with secure, profitable farm & ranch families.

Western Growers Association
Matt McInerney
Irvine California
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263
www.wga.com
Agricultural trade associations representing regional and local farming families since 1926

Refrigeration

Scales

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

American Takii, Inc.
Jose Solorzano
Salinas, CA
928.341.0434
jsolorzano@takii.com
www.takii.com

Bejo Seeds, Inc.
Darlene Maxwell
Weiser, Idaho
208-250-8858
d.maxwell@bejoseeds.com
www.bejoseeds.com
Vegetable Seeds – Organic & Conventional

CHAMPION SEED COMPANY
Brent Barr
Greeley CO
brent@championseed.com
970-396-9728
championseed.com
Full-line quality vegetable and melon seed for commercial growers.

Crop Production Services   
Kolby Melia
Burlington, CO
719.346.5121
kolby.melia@cpsagu.com
www.cpsagu.com
Crop inputs supplier to growers in the Rocky Mountain Region.

GOWAN SEED CO
Larry Duell
Timnath Colorado
lduell@gowanseed.com
970-397-8566
www.gowanco.com
Sales of Vegetable Seed

Eurofins BioDiagnostics
John Mizicko
Longmont Colorado
johnmizicko@eurofinsus.com
303 651-6417
www.eurofinsus.com/biodiagnostics
We provide seed and plant health as well as genetic testing services for quality assurance purposes

Harris Moran Seed Company
Leonard Jones
Santa Maria California
leonard.jones@hmclause.com
480-347-6565
www.hmclause.com
Breeder/ producer of a full range of Vegetable Seeds including sweet corn, pumpkins, melons and more.

Hollar Seeds
Danielle Rusler
Rocky Ford, CO
danielle@hollarseeds.com
www.hollarseeds.com

Helena Chemical Company
Brad Walker
Greeley CO
970.324.9756
WalkerBrad@HelenaChemical.com
https://helenaagri.com/

Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Lainie Kertesz
Olympia WA
lkertesz@johnnyseeds.com
207-238-5320
www.johnnyseeds.com
Full range of Vegetable, (cut) Flowers, Herbs and related accessories for the professional or hobby growers

Keithly-Williams Seed
Brett Ross
Fruitland, ID
208-320-7355
bross@keithlywilliams.com
www.keithlywilliams.com

Syngenta
Michael Vandel
Fort Collins CO
michael.vandel@syngenta.com
970-342-0140
www.syngentacropprotection.com
Crop protection products for all crops in rotation in the State of Colorado. Fungicides, Pesticides, and Herbicides.

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Soil amendments

Agroplasma Inc
Matt Brill
Tempe AZ
matt.brill@agroplasmainc.com
www.agroplasmausa.com 
ferticell@agroplasmainc.com
480-361-1300
Agroplasma Inc.® is home to the Ferticell® product line. Ferticell® products are organically certified and offer a complete cycle of plant nutrition from seed to harvest. In addition, the Ferticell® line has shown to be a great supplement when included in conventional farming programs. We provide agronomic support to help with any water and soil testing needs. We also provide educational support in all areas of plant management.

Wilbur-Ellis Co. LLC
Dale Becker
Monte Vista CO
dbecker@wilburellis.com
719-852-3921
Agriculture Chemical and Fertilizer

Tractors and implements

4Rivers Equipment 
Brandon Maus
Greeley CO
bmaus@4riversequipment.com
970-302-7559
www.4riversequipment.com
4Rivers Equipment has been serving its customers needs since 1926. Throughout the years, our vision and purpose has remained consistent. We provide the highest quality John Deere equipment and machinery and support it with industry leading service and parts departments.

American AgCredit
Catharine Koroulis
Greeley Colorado
ckoroulis@agloan.com
970-506-3459
www.AgLoan.com
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

U.S. Tractor & Harvest, Inc.
Chad Kenison
Alamosa, CO
719.589.4962
chad@ustractor.com

Washing/drying equipment