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Jammie has worked in the vegetable industry as a grower for over two decades and with the majority of vegetable processors in the United States and Canada. He also works closely with the research and development team at Siegers to keep up to date on all new trail varieties and how they perform in different geographical areas. When it comes time to make those important vegetable seed product decisions, allow Jammie to assist you in choosing the correct genetics for a more successful outcome.
Jason Williamson is a veteran member of the Siegers team of Professional Seed Consultants. He is available to help commercial growers in WI, MN, IA, NE, ND, SD, OH and Northern Indiana and Illinois.
Jason has a degree in marketing from Bluffton University. He has worked in the agriculture industry since 1981 with many of those years in the vegetable seed business. His expertise is in sweet corn, peppers, pumpkins and other fall decorative items. He and his wife Wendy reside in Paulding, Ohio and are the parents of a daughter, Chelsea, and a son, Brock.
Siegers innovative products and excellence in sales support were major factors in Jason's decision to join the Siegers team. Jason shared the following, "I look forward to providing Siegers' customers with the newest and best available products and to bring my experience to help growers be profitable! Give Jason a call or email today!
Jim joined the Siegers team of seed consultants on December 1, 2007. He is available to help commercial growers in TN, KY, MO, AR and Southern IN and IL.
Jim has a degree in agriculture from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He has worked in the agriculture industry for over 25 years and is a past president of TAPA (Tennessee Ag Production Association). His history includes working for Tennessee Farmers Co-op, Henry Farmers Co-op, Terra, and EDEN Bioscience. He enjoys working with growers and takes a personal interest in each grower's success. Jim is a very proud native of Northwest Tennessee and grew up on a dairy farm. He and his wife, Patricia reside in Sharon, TN and are the parents of a daughter, Lori, and a son, Jeff. They also have 6 grandchildren. With virtually his whole life involved in agriculture, Jim can help his growers choose the best varieties for their business.
Darren is a native Georgian who has had extensive training in the vegetable seed business. He has a degree from A.B.A.C. and he's worked on farms almost all of his life. Darren conducts many trials every year to determine what vegetable varieties are well-adapted to Southern growing conditions.
Recently, Darren has begun introducing his growers to some new high quality sweet corn varieties, particularly the Xtra-Tender Brand varieties that have proven to not only grow well in the south but also ship well. The recent craze for "personal size" watermelons has also kept Darren busy, making sure his growers got the right varieties to fill their orders.
From beans to watermelon, if you're growing vegetables for commercial markets, then Darren can help you stay on top! He has the tools, the knowledge, and the commitment to help you find solutions that work for you. He can help!
Jason is a native Georgian with extensive agricultural experience from livestock to poultry to the vegetable seed business. He has a degree from Brewton-Parker College and Fort Valley State University and has worked on farms almost all of his life. Starting out as Siegers Seed's S.E. Product Development Specialist, Jason conducted many trials every year to determine what vegetable varieties are well-adapted to Southern growing conditions.
Recently, Jason has also become a Siegers Seed Consultant, introducing S.E. growers to the best new vegetables, from new onion varieties in the Vidalia area to new pepper, cabbage, green bean, squash, and sweet corn varieties across the entire southeast. While well versed in every species, Jason's intensive focus on Beans, Sweet Corn, and Peppers the past several years has enabled him to become one of the experts for these items in the S.E. region.
From beans to onions to Zucchini, if you're growing vegetables for commercial markets, then Jason can help you stay on top! He has the tools, the knowledge, and the commitment to help you find solutions that work for you. He can help!
Kip is a native Floridian who has been involved in the agriculture industry his whole life. Kip has a strong background in sales. He comes to us from a career in selling farm equipment in the South Florida area. Kip lives in Pahokee, FL with his wife and 2 kids.
Kip is excited to learn and grow within the seed industry and looks forward to a long and prosperous career with Siegers Seed Company.
Dan has been employed by the seed industry for over three decades and has serviced Florida growers since 2001. He began his career with the USDA-ARS in Madison, WI shortly after graduating from the University of Wisconsin with degrees in Agronomy and Soil Science. His diverse employment history includes various positions in R & D, technical development and sales. Dan has extensive field experience and practical, hands-on knowledge combined with a sensible approach to science.
When it comes time to make those important vegetable seed product decisions, allow Dan to assist you in choosing the correct genetics for a more successful outcome.
Wayne lives in Lake Placid, FL, and has a lot of experience in Agriculture with the most recent 5 years in the vegetable seed industry. Prior to joining the seed industry, Wayne worked for one of the largest tomato and pepper growers on the west coast of FL for several years. Wayne is married to his wife, Charity and they have one daughter, Paisley. Wayne enjoys hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
Wayne is excited to bring his experience and knowledge to this new endeavor, while continuing to learn and grow within the seed industry and be a part of the Siegers seed company sales team.
Wayne is dedicated to helping customers succeed with the right seed program that will benefit you and your bottom line.
Ricky is a Florida native who has been involved in many aspects of agriculture his entire life. With a degree in Citrus Production Technology, Ricky has vast experience in citrus and vegetables, ranging from growing, production, and sales. His knowledge base covers all citrus, vegetables, including green beans, watermelons, squash, peppers, as well as organic vegetables & spring mixes.
Ricky is married to his wife Tammy, and they have three children, Derek, Victoria, and Colton. Ricky enjoys hunting and fishing.
Being familiar with Florida's different soil types and having extensive agriculture experience, let Ricky assist you in choosing the best varieties that will benefit you and your business.
Phil first ventured into commercial vegetables by growing and selling produce to pay his way through college. He earned his master's degree in commercial vegetable production/plant and soil science. He also worked as a research technician for the University of Tennessee. For 11 years, he was with the Agricultural Extension Service in AK and VA as a regional vegetable production specialist. Phil gained his first vegetable seed experience with Jeffreys Seed Company, where he successfully matched growers with genetics that would achieve the cultural, environmental, and market needs in order to be profitable.
He worked for supplemental agricultural fertilizer businesses for five years but he is now happy to be back in the seed business with Siegers. He is impressed with the 'more than seed' motto as Siegers concentrates on providing solid information based on knowing the needs of the customer and having the expertise to satisfy them.
Phil now resides in South Boston, VA and represents Siegers in the states of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina where he has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of vegetable production. Feel confident to let his expertise benefit you.
James has a Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Education and has taught horticultural production for over 8 years. He has over 20 years of experience in agriculture and is an expert in greenhouse production. He has worked in the field with educators, growers, and researchers, which makes him an ideal addition to our team. He looks forward to serving customers in Michigan.
Blake has over 30 years of experience in the vegetable seed industry. He specializes in sweet corn. He especially enjoys evaluating new varieties by gathering trial data on them, and he's known for his professionalism throughout the seed industry.
Blake would love the opportunity to discuss the pros and cons of the new innovative varieties with you.
Bryan has been serving customers in the vegetable seed industry for 36 years. 25 years have been with Siegers Seed Company. In a business where rapid change is the norm, Bryan attributes his longevity to the fact that he is comfortable with the changes.
He conducts extensive trials on new and old varieties, so he stays up-to-date on what varieties are best for growers in his region.
Bryan says he treats every seed order as if it were his money that had to pay for it. Maybe that's why he has the highest percentage of repeat business in the industry!